Method

GLibOptionContextget_help

Declaration

gchar*
g_option_context_get_help (
  GOptionContext* context,
  gboolean main_help,
  GOptionGroup* group
)

Description

Returns a formatted, translated help text for the given context. To obtain the text produced by --help, call g_option_context_get_help (context, TRUE, NULL). To obtain the text produced by --help-all, call g_option_context_get_help (context, FALSE, NULL). To obtain the help text for an option group, call g_option_context_get_help (context, FALSE, group).

Available since:2.14

Parameters

main_help

Type: gboolean

If TRUE, only include the main group.

group

Type: GOptionGroup

The GOptionGroup to create help for, or NULL.

The argument can be NULL.
The data is owned by the caller of the function.

Return value

Type: gchar*

A newly allocated string containing the help text.

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.