Function Macro

GLibtry_new

Declaration

#define g_try_new (
  struct_type,
  n_structs
)

Description

Attempts to allocate n_structs elements of type struct_type, and returns NULL on failure. Contrast with g_new(), which aborts the program on failure. The returned pointer is cast to a pointer to the given type. The function returns NULL when n_structs is 0 of if an overflow occurs.

Available since:2.8

Parameters

struct_type none
 

The type of the elements to allocate.

n_structs none
 

The number of elements to allocate.