Declaration [src]

g_quark_from_string (
  const gchar* string

Description [src]

Gets the GQuark identifying the given string. If the string does not currently have an associated GQuark, a new GQuark is created, using a copy of the string.

This function must not be used before library constructors have finished running. In particular, this means it cannot be used to initialize global variables in C++.


string const gchar*

A string.

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

Return value

Returns: GQuark

The GQuark identifying the string, or 0 if string is NULL.