Creates a new GString with len bytes of the init buffer. Because a length is provided, init need not be nul-terminated, and can contain embedded nul bytes.

Since this function does not stop at nul bytes, it is the caller's responsibility to ensure that init has at least len addressable bytes.

class StringG
string init
ptrdiff_t len


init string

initial contents of the string

len ptrdiff_t

length of init to use

Return Value

Type: StringG

a new GString