Method

GLibKeyFileget_value

Declaration

gchar*
g_key_file_get_value (
  GKeyFile* key_file,
  const gchar* group_name,
  const gchar* key,
  GError** error
)

Description

Returns the raw value associated with key under group_name. Use g_key_file_get_string() to retrieve an unescaped UTF-8 string.

In the event the key cannot be found, NULL is returned and error is set to G_KEY_FILE_ERROR_KEY_NOT_FOUND. In the event that the group_name cannot be found, NULL is returned and error is set to G_KEY_FILE_ERROR_GROUP_NOT_FOUND.

Available since:2.6

Parameters

group_name const gchar*
 

A group name.

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

A key.

 The data is owned by the caller of the function.
 The value is a NUL terminated UTF-8 string.
error GError **
  The return location for a GError*, or NULL.

Return value

Returns: gchar*
 

A newly allocated string or NULL if the specified key cannot be found.

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