Declaration [src]

g_signal_is_valid_name (
  const gchar* name

Description [src]

Validate a signal name. This can be useful for dynamically-generated signals which need to be validated at run-time before actually trying to create them.

See [canonical parameter names][canonical-parameter-names] for details of the rules for valid names. The rules for signal names are the same as those for property names.

Available since:2.66


name const gchar*

The canonical name of the signal.

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

Return value

Returns: gboolean

TRUE if name is a valid signal name, FALSE otherwise.