Function

GLibuuid_string_is_valid

Declaration [src]

gboolean
g_uuid_string_is_valid (
  const gchar* str
)

Description [src]

Parses the string str and verify if it is a UUID.

The function accepts the following syntax:

  • simple forms (e.g. f81d4fae-7dec-11d0-a765-00a0c91e6bf6)

Note that hyphens are required within the UUID string itself, as per the aforementioned RFC.

Available since:2.52

Parameters

str const gchar*
 

A string representing a UUID.

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

Return value

Returns: gboolean
 

TRUE if str is a valid UUID, FALSE otherwise.