g_hostname_to_unicode (
  const gchar* hostname


Converts hostname to its canonical presentation form; a UTF-8 string in Unicode normalization form C, containing no uppercase letters, no forbidden characters, and no ASCII-encoded segments, and not ending with a trailing dot.

Of course if hostname is not an internationalized hostname, then the canonical presentation form will be entirely ASCII.

Available since:2.22


hostname const gchar*

A valid UTF-8 or ASCII hostname.

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

Return value

Returns: gchar*

A UTF-8 hostname, which must be freed, or NULL if hostname is in some way invalid.

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