Function

GLibstrcompress

Declaration

gchar*
g_strcompress (
  const gchar* source
)

Description

Makes a copy of a string replacing C string-style escape sequences with their one byte equivalent:

g_strescape() does the reverse conversion.

Parameters

source

Type: const gchar*

A string to compress.

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

Return value

Type: gchar*

A newly-allocated copy of source with all escaped character compressed.

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.