Method

GLibStringfree

Declaration

gchar*
g_string_free (
  GString* string,
  gboolean free_segment
)

Description

Frees the memory allocated for the GString. If free_segment is TRUE it also frees the character data. If it’s FALSE, the caller gains ownership of the buffer and must free it after use with g_free().

Parameters

free_segment

Type: gboolean

If TRUE, the actual character data is freed as well.

Return value

Type: gchar*

The character data of string (i.e. NULL if free_segment is TRUE)

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