g_type_from_string


Description:

public Type g_type_from_string (string str)

Converts a named type to ts GType type (also see the g_type_to_string function).

This function is a wrapper around the from_name function, but also recognizes some type synonyms such as:

  • "int" for G_TYPE_INT
  • "uint" for G_TYPE_UINT
  • "int64" for G_TYPE_INT64
  • "uint64" for G_TYPE_UINT64
  • "char" for G_TYPE_CHAR
  • "uchar" for G_TYPE_UCHAR
  • "short" for GDA_TYPE_SHORT
  • "ushort" for GDA_TYPE_USHORT
  • "string" for G_TYPE_STRING
  • "date" for G_TYPE_DATE
  • "time" for GDA_TYPE_TIME
  • "timestamp" for GDA_TYPE_TIMESTAMP
  • "boolean" for G_TYPE_BOOLEAN
  • "blob" for GDA_TYPE_BLOB
  • "binary" for GDA_TYPE_BINARY
  • "null" for GDA_TYPE_NULL

Parameters:

str

the name of a Type, as returned by g_type_to_string.

Returns:

the Type represented by the given str, or INVALID if not found


Namespace: Gda
Package: libgda-5.0