Method

GioFilereplace_readwrite_async

since: 2.22

Declaration

void
g_file_replace_readwrite_async (
  GFile* file,
  const char* etag,
  gboolean make_backup,
  GFileCreateFlags flags,
  int io_priority,
  GCancellable* cancellable,
  GAsyncReadyCallback callback,
  gpointer user_data
)

Description

Asynchronously overwrites the file in read-write mode, replacing the contents, possibly creating a backup copy of the file first.

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

When the operation is finished, callback will be called. You can then call g_file_replace_readwrite_finish() to get the result of the operation.

Available since: 2.22

Parameters

etag

Type: const char*

An [entity tag][gfile-etag] for the current GFile, or NULL to ignore.

The argument can be NULL.
The data is owned by the caller of the function.
The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.
make_backup

Type: gboolean

TRUE if a backup should be created.

flags

Type: GFileCreateFlags

A set of GFileCreateFlags.

io_priority

Type: int

The [I/O priority][io-priority] of the request.

cancellable

Type: GCancellable

Optional GCancellable object, NULL to ignore.

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

Type: GAsyncReadyCallback

A GAsyncReadyCallback to call when the request is satisfied.

The argument can be NULL.
user_data

Type: gpointer

The data to pass to callback function.

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