Declaration [src]

g_signal_handler_block (
  GObject* instance,
  gulong handler_id

Description [src]

Blocks a handler of an instance so it will not be called during any signal emissions unless it is unblocked again. Thus “blocking” a signal handler means to temporarily deactivate it, a signal handler has to be unblocked exactly the same amount of times it has been blocked before to become active again.

The handler_id has to be a valid signal handler id, connected to a signal of instance.


instance GObject

The instance to block the signal handler of.

 The data is owned by the caller of the function.
handler_id gulong

Handler id of the handler to be blocked.