Method

GioFileload_contents_async

Declaration

void
g_file_load_contents_async (
  GFile* file,
  GCancellable* cancellable,
  GAsyncReadyCallback callback,
  gpointer user_data
)

Description

Starts an asynchronous load of the files contents.

For more details, see g_file_load_contents() which is the synchronous version of this call.

When the load operation has completed, callback will be called with user data. To finish the operation, call g_file_load_contents_finish() with the GAsyncResult returned by the callback.

If cancellable is not NULL, then the operation can be cancelled by triggering the cancellable object from another thread. If the operation was cancelled, the error G_IO_ERROR_CANCELLED will be returned.

Parameters

cancellable GCancellable
 

Optional GCancellable object, NULL to ignore.

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

A GAsyncReadyCallback to call when the request is satisfied.

 The argument can be NULL.
user_data gpointer
 

The data to pass to callback function.

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