Common functions

Common functions — Common utility functions

Functions

Types and Values

Description

This file contains functions that may be useful.

Functions

PK_CHECK_VERSION()

#define             PK_CHECK_VERSION(major,minor,micro)

pk_ptr_array_to_strv ()

gchar **
pk_ptr_array_to_strv (GPtrArray *array);

Form a composite string array of strings. The data in the GPtrArray is copied.

Parameters

array

the GPtrArray of strings.

[element-type utf8]

Returns

the string array, or NULL if invalid.

[transfer full][array zero-terminated=1]

Since: 0.5.2


pk_iso8601_present ()

gchar *
pk_iso8601_present (void);

Get the current date / time as an ISO8601 string.

Returns

The current iso8601 date and time

Since: 0.5.2


pk_iso8601_from_date ()

gchar *
pk_iso8601_from_date (const GDate *date);

Convert a date into an ISO8601 data string.

Parameters

date

a GDate to convert

 

Returns

If valid then a new ISO8601 date, else NULL

Since: 0.5.2


pk_iso8601_to_date ()

GDate *
pk_iso8601_to_date (const gchar *iso_date);

Convert an ISO8601 date string to a GDate.

[skip]

Parameters

iso_date

The ISO8601 date to convert

 

Returns

If valid then a new GDate, else NULL

Since: 0.5.2


pk_iso8601_to_datetime ()

GDateTime *
pk_iso8601_to_datetime (const gchar *iso_date);

Convert an ISO8601 date string to a GDateTime.

[skip]

Parameters

iso_date

The ISO8601 date to convert

 

Returns

If valid then a new GDateTime, else NULL

Since: 0.8.11


pk_get_distro_id ()

gchar *
pk_get_distro_id (void);

Get the distribution ID for the current host, typically "distro;version;arch"

Returns

a distribution ID

Types and Values

PK_MAJOR_VERSION

#define PK_MAJOR_VERSION				(1)

PK_MINOR_VERSION

#define PK_MINOR_VERSION				(1)

PK_MICRO_VERSION

#define PK_MICRO_VERSION				(12)

PK_DBUS_SERVICE

#define PK_DBUS_SERVICE			"org.freedesktop.PackageKit"

The DBUS name for the PackageKit system service.


PK_DBUS_PATH

#define PK_DBUS_PATH			"/org/freedesktop/PackageKit"

The DBUS path to the PackageKit service.


PK_DBUS_INTERFACE

#define PK_DBUS_INTERFACE		"org.freedesktop.PackageKit"

The DBUS interface used by the PackageKit service.


PK_DBUS_INTERFACE_TRANSACTION

#define PK_DBUS_INTERFACE_TRANSACTION "org.freedesktop.PackageKit.Transaction"

The DBUS interface for PackageKit transactions.


PK_DBUS_INTERFACE_OFFLINE

#define PK_DBUS_INTERFACE_OFFLINE "org.freedesktop.PackageKit.Offline"

The DBUS interface for PackageKit offline update functionality


PK_SYSTEM_PACKAGE_LIST_FILENAME

#define PK_SYSTEM_PACKAGE_LIST_FILENAME "/var/lib/PackageKit/system.package-list"

PK_SYSTEM_PACKAGE_CACHE_FILENAME

#define PK_SYSTEM_PACKAGE_CACHE_FILENAME "/var/lib/PackageKit/package-cache.db"