Function

CFURLCreateWithString

Creates a CFURL object using a given CFString object.

Declaration

CFURLRef CFURLCreateWithString(CFAllocatorRef allocator, CFStringRef URLString, CFURLRef baseURL);

Parameters

allocator

The allocator to use to allocate memory for the new CFURL object. Pass NULL or kCFAllocatorDefault to use the current default allocator.

URLString

The CFString object containing the URL string.

baseURL

The URL to which URLString is relative. Pass NULL if URLString contains an absolute URL or if you want to create a relative URL. If URLString contains an absolute URL, baseURL is ignored.

Return Value

A new CFURL object. Ownership follows the create rule. See The Create Rule.

Discussion

Any escape sequences in URLString will be interpreted using UTF-8.

See Also

Creating a CFURL

CFURLCopyAbsoluteURL

Creates a new CFURL object by resolving the relative portion of a URL against its base.

CFURLCreateAbsoluteURLWithBytes

Creates a new CFURL object by resolving the relative portion of a URL, specified as bytes, against its given base URL.

CFURLCreateByResolvingBookmarkData

Returns a new URL made by resolving bookmark data.

CFURLCreateCopyAppendingPathComponent

Creates a copy of a given URL and appends a path component.

CFURLCreateCopyAppendingPathExtension

Creates a copy of a given URL and appends a path extension.

CFURLCreateCopyDeletingLastPathComponent

Creates a copy of a given URL with the last path component deleted.

CFURLCreateCopyDeletingPathExtension

Creates a copy of a given URL with its last path extension removed.

CFURLCreateFilePathURL

Returns a new file path URL that refers to the same resource as a specified URL.

CFURLCreateFileReferenceURL

Returns a new file reference URL that points to the same resource as a specified URL.

CFURLCreateFromFileSystemRepresentation

Creates a new CFURL object for a file system entity using the native representation.

CFURLCreateFromFileSystemRepresentationRelativeToBase

Creates a CFURL object from a native character string path relative to a base URL.

CFURLCreateFromFSRef

Creates a URL from a given directory or file.

Deprecated
CFURLCreateWithBytes

Creates a CFURL object using a given character bytes.

CFURLCreateWithFileSystemPath

Creates a CFURL object using a local file system path string.

CFURLCreateWithFileSystemPathRelativeToBase

Creates a CFURL object using a local file system path string relative to a base URL.