Declaration [src]

const gchar*
g_type_name (
  GType type

Description [src]

Get the unique name that is assigned to a type ID. Note that this function (like all other GType API) cannot cope with invalid type IDs. G_TYPE_INVALID may be passed to this function, as may be any other validly registered type ID, but randomized type IDs should not be passed in and will most likely lead to a crash.


type GType

Type to return name for.

Return value

Returns: const gchar*

Static type name or NULL.

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