Constructor

GioInetAddressMasknew_from_string

Declaration

GInetAddressMask*
g_inet_address_mask_new_from_string (
  const gchar* mask_string,
  GError** error
)

Description

Parses mask_string as an IP address and (optional) length, and creates a new GInetAddressMask. The length, if present, is delimited by a “/”. If it is not present, then the length is assumed to be the full length of the address.

Available since:2.32

Parameters

mask_string

Type: const gchar*

An IP address or address/length string.

The data is owned by the caller of the function.
The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.
error

Type: GError **

The return location for a GError*, or NULL.

Return value

Type: GInetAddressMask

A new GInetAddressMask corresponding to string, or NULL on error.

The caller of the function takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.