Function

GLibpattern_match_simple

Declaration

gboolean
g_pattern_match_simple (
  const gchar* pattern,
  const gchar* string
)

Description

Matches a string against a pattern given as a string. If this function is to be called in a loop, it’s more efficient to compile the pattern once with g_pattern_spec_new() and call g_pattern_match_string() repeatedly.

Parameters

pattern const gchar*
 

The UTF-8 encoded pattern.

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

The UTF-8 encoded string to match.

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

Return value

Returns: gboolean
 

TRUE if string matches pspec.