Function

GLibRegexescape_nul

Declaration

gchar*
g_regex_escape_nul (
  const gchar* string,
  gint length
)

Description

Escapes the nul characters in string to “\x00”. It can be used to compile a regex with embedded nul characters.

For completeness, length can be -1 for a nul-terminated string. In this case the output string will be of course equal to string.

Available since:2.30

Parameters

string

Type: const gchar*

The string to escape.

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

Type: gint

The length of string.

Return value

Type: gchar*

A newly-allocated escaped string.

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