to_utf16


Description:

public string16 to_utf16 (long len = -1, out long items_read = null, out long items_written = null) throws ConvertError

Convert a string from UTF-8 to UTF-16.

A 0 character will be added to the result after the converted text.

Parameters:

len

the maximum length (number of bytes) of str to use. If len < 0, then the string is nul-terminated.

items_read

location to store number of bytes read, or null. If null, then g_convert_error_partial_input will be returned in case str contains a trailing partial character. If an error occurs then the index of the invalid input is stored here.

items_written

location to store number of unichar2 written, or null . The value stored here does not include the trailing 0.

str

a UTF-8 encoded string

Returns:

a pointer to a newly allocated UTF-16 string. This value must be freed with g_free . If an error occurs, null will be returned and throws set.