Declaration [src]

g_strchug (
  gchar* string

Description [src]

Removes leading whitespace from a string, by moving the rest of the characters forward.

This function doesn’t allocate or reallocate any memory; it modifies string in place. Therefore, it cannot be used on statically allocated strings.

The pointer to string is returned to allow the nesting of functions.

Also see g_strchomp() and g_strstrip().



Type: gchar*

A string to remove the leading whitespace from.

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

Return value

Type: gchar*

The modified string.

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