Function

GObjectclear_object

Declaration [src]

void
g_clear_object (
  GObject** object_ptr
)

Description [src]

Clears a reference to a GObject.

object_ptr must not be NULL.

If the reference is NULL then this function does nothing. Otherwise, the reference count of the object is decreased and the pointer is set to NULL.

A macro is also included that allows this function to be used without pointer casts.

Available since:2.28

Parameters

object_ptr GObject
 

A pointer to a GObject reference.

 The data is owned by the caller of the function.