g_file_build_attribute_list_for_copy (
  GFile* file,
  GFileCopyFlags flags,
  GCancellable* cancellable,
  GError** error


Prepares the file attribute query string for copying to file.

This function prepares an attribute query string to be passed to g_file_query_info() to get a list of attributes normally copied with the file (see g_file_copy_attributes() for the detailed description). This function is used by the implementation of g_file_copy_attributes() and is useful when one needs to query and set the attributes in two stages (e.g., for recursive move of a directory).

Available since:2.68


flags GFileCopyFlags

A set of GFileCopyFlags.

cancellable GCancellable

Optional GCancellable object, NULL to ignore.

 The argument can be NULL.
 The data is owned by the caller of the function.
error GError **
  The return location for a GError*, or NULL.

Return value

Returns: char*

An attribute query string for g_file_query_info(), or NULL if an error occurs.

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