Function

GLibVariantTypenew

Declaration

GVariantType*
g_variant_type_new (
  const gchar* type_string
)

Description

Creates a new GVariantType corresponding to the type string given by type_string. It is appropriate to call g_variant_type_free() on the return value.

It is a programmer error to call this function with an invalid type string. Use g_variant_type_string_is_valid() if you are unsure.

Available since:2.24

Parameters

type_string const gchar*
 

A valid GVariant type string.

 The data is owned by the caller of the function.
 The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.

Return value

Returns: GVariantType
 

A new GVariantType.

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