Function

GLibfilename_from_uri

Declaration

gchar*
g_filename_from_uri (
  const gchar* uri,
  gchar** hostname,
  GError** error
)

Description

Converts an escaped ASCII-encoded URI to a local filename in the encoding used for filenames.

Parameters

uri

Type: const gchar*

A uri describing a filename (escaped, encoded in ASCII).

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

Type: gchar**

Location to store hostname for the URI. If there is no hostname in the URI, NULL will be stored in this location.

The argument will be set by the function.
The argument can be set to NULL by the function.
The argument can be NULL.
The called function takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.
The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.
error

Type: GError **

The return location for a recoverable error.

The argument can be NULL.
If the return location is not NULL, then you must initialize it to a NULL GError*.
The argument will left initialized to NULL by the function if there are no errors.
In case of error, the argument will be set to a newly allocated GError; the caller will take ownership of the data, and be responsible for freeing it.

Return value

Type: gchar*

A newly-allocated string holding the resulting filename, or NULL on an error.

The caller of the function takes ownership of the data, and is responsible for freeing it.
The value is a file system path, using the OS encoding.