Annotation Glossary

S

scope call

The callback is valid only during the call to the method.

T

transfer full

Free data after the code is done.

E

element-type

Generics and defining elements of containers and arrays.

A

array

Parameter points to an array of items.

O

out caller-allocates

Out parameter, where caller must allocate storage.

out

Parameter for returning results. Default is transfer full.

T

transfer container

Free data container after the code is done.

transfer none

Don't free data after the code is done.

transfer floating

Alias for transfer none, used for objects with floating refs.

type

Override the parsed C type with given type.

C

closure

This parameter is a 'user_data', for callbacks; many bindings can pass NULL here.

I

in

Parameter for input. Default is transfer none.

A

allow-none

NULL is ok, both for passing and for returning.