g_file_query_writable_namespaces (
  GFile* file,
  GCancellable* cancellable,
  GError** error


Obtain the list of attribute namespaces where new attributes can be created by a user. An example of this is extended attributes (in the “xattr” namespace).

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.


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: GFileAttributeInfoList

A GFileAttributeInfoList describing the writable namespaces. When you are done with it, release it with g_file_attribute_info_list_unref()

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