since: 2.58

Declaration [src]

const gchar* const*
g_get_language_names_with_category (
  const gchar* category_name

Description [src]

Computes a list of applicable locale names with a locale category name, which can be used to construct the fallback locale-dependent filenames or search paths. The returned list is sorted from most desirable to least desirable and always contains the default locale “C”.

This function consults the environment variables LANGUAGE, LC_ALL, category_name, and LANG to find the list of locales specified by the user.

g_get_language_names() returns g_get_language_names_with_category(“LC_MESSAGES”).

Available since: 2.58



Type: const gchar*

A locale category name.

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

Return value

Type: An array of utf8

A NULL-terminated array of strings owned by the thread g_get_language_names_with_category was called from. It must not be modified or freed. It must be copied if planned to be used in another thread.

The array is NULL-terminated.
The data is owned by the called function.
Each element is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.