since: 2.14

Declaration [src]

gdk_pixbuf_new_from_stream (
  GInputStream* stream,
  GCancellable* cancellable,
  GError** error

Description [src]

Creates a new pixbuf by loading an image from an input stream.

The file format is detected automatically.

If NULL is returned, then error will be set.

The cancellable can be used to abort the operation from another thread. If the operation was cancelled, the error G_IO_ERROR_CANCELLED will be returned. Other possible errors are in the GDK_PIXBUF_ERROR and G_IO_ERROR domains.

The stream is not closed.

Available since: 2.14



Type: GInputStream

A GInputStream to load the pixbuf from.

The data is owned by the caller of the function.

Type: GCancellable

Optional GCancellable object, NULL to ignore.

The argument can be NULL.
The data is owned by the caller of the function.

Type: GError **

The return location for a recoverable error.

The argument can be NULL.
If the return location is not NULL, then you must initialize it to a NULL GError*.
The argument will be left initialized to NULL by the constructor if there are no errors.
In case of error, the argument will be set to a newly allocated GError; the caller will take ownership of the data, and be responsible for freeing it.

Return value

Type: GdkPixbuf

A newly-created pixbuf.

The caller of the function takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.
The return value can be NULL.