NULL is OK, both for passing and for returning.
Parameter points to an array of items.
This parameter is a 'user_data', for callbacks; many bindings can pass NULL here.
This symbol is a constructor, not a static method.
Generics and defining elements of containers and arrays.
Parameter for input and for returning results. Default is transfer full.
This is a method
NULL may be passed as the value in, out, in-out; or as a return value.
NULL may be passed instead of a pointer to a location.
Parameter for returning results. Default is transfer full.
Out parameter, where caller must allocate storage.
The callback is valid until first called.
The callback is valid only during the call to the method.
Exposed in C code, not necessarily available in other languages.
The intention of a Stable interface is to enable arbitrary third parties to develop applications to these interfaces, release them, and have confidence that they will run on all minor releases of the product (after the one in which the interface was introduced, and within the same major release). Even at a major release, incompatible changes are expected to be rare, and to have strong justifications.
Free data after the code is done.
Don't free data after the code is done.
Override the parsed C type with given type.