Function

Giodbus_generate_guid

Declaration [src]

gchar*
g_dbus_generate_guid (
  void
)

Description [src]

Generate a D-Bus GUID that can be used with e.g. g_dbus_connection_new().

See the D-Bus specification regarding what strings are valid D-Bus GUIDs. The specification refers to these as ‘UUIDs’ whereas GLib (for historical reasons) refers to them as ‘GUIDs’. The terms are interchangeable.

Note that D-Bus GUIDs do not follow RFC 4122.

Available since:2.26

Return value

Returns: gchar*
 

A valid D-Bus GUID. Free with g_free().

 The caller of the function takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.
 The string is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.