since: 2.6


g_key_file_to_data (
  GKeyFile* key_file,
  gsize* length,
  GError** error


This function outputs key_file as a string.

Note that this function never reports an error, so it is safe to pass NULL as error.

Available since: 2.6



Type: gsize*

Return location for the length of the returned string, or NULL.

The argument will be set by the function.
The argument can be NULL.

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: gchar*

A newly allocated string holding the contents of the GKeyFile.

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.