since: 2.26


g_dbus_message_to_blob (
  GDBusMessage* message,
  gsize* out_size,
  GDBusCapabilityFlags capabilities,
  GError** error


Serializes message to a blob. The byte order returned by g_dbus_message_get_byte_order() will be used.

Available since: 2.26



Type: gsize*

Return location for size of generated blob.

The argument will be set by the function.

Type: GDBusCapabilityFlags

A GDBusCapabilityFlags describing what protocol features are supported.


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 left initialized to NULL by the method 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: An array of guchar

A pointer to a valid binary D-Bus message of out_size bytes generated by message or NULL if error is set. Free with g_free().

The length of the array is in the out_size argument.
The caller of the method takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.