Function

GLibstrchug

since: 2.0

Declaration

gchar*
g_strchug (
  gchar* string
)

Description

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().

Available since: 2.0

Parameters

string

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*

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.