since: 2.6

Declaration [src]

g_key_file_load_from_data (
  GKeyFile* key_file,
  const gchar* data,
  gsize length,
  GKeyFileFlags flags,
  GError** error

Description [src]

Loads a key file from memory into an empty GKeyFile structure. If the object cannot be created then %error is set to a GKeyFileError.

Available since: 2.6



Type: const gchar*

Key file loaded in memory.

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

Type: gsize

The length of data in bytes (or (gsize)-1 if data is nul-terminated)


Type: GKeyFileFlags

Flags from GKeyFileFlags.


Type: GError **

The return location for a recoverable error.

The argument can be NULL.
If the return location is not NULL, then you must initialize it to a NULL GError*.
The argument will left initialized to NULL by the method if there are no errors.
In case of error, the argument will be set to a newly allocated GError; the caller will take ownership of the data, and be responsible for freeing it.

Return value

Type: gboolean

TRUE if a key file could be loaded, FALSE otherwise.