Declaration [src]

const gchar*
g_get_user_name (

Description [src]

Gets the user name of the current user. The encoding of the returned string is system-defined. On UNIX, it might be the preferred file name encoding, or something else, and there is no guarantee that it is even consistent on a machine. On Windows, it is always UTF-8.

Return value

Returns: const gchar*

The user name of the current user.

 The data is owned by the called function.
 The string is a file system path, using the OS encoding.