Function

GLibcompute_checksum_for_string

Declaration [src]

gchar*
g_compute_checksum_for_string (
  GChecksumType checksum_type,
  const gchar* str,
  gssize length
)

Description [src]

Computes the checksum of a string.

The hexadecimal string returned will be in lower case.

Available since:2.16

Parameters

checksum_type GChecksumType
 

A GChecksumType.

str const gchar*
 

The string to compute the checksum of.

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

The length of the string, or -1 if the string is null-terminated.

Return value

Returns: gchar*
 

The checksum as a hexadecimal string, or NULL if g_checksum_new() fails for checksum_type. The returned string should be freed with g_free() when done using it.

 The caller of the function takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.
 The return value can be NULL.
 The string is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.