function new(type_string: String): GLib.VariantType {
    // Gjs wrapper for g_variant_type_new()

Creates a new GLib.VariantType corresponding to the type string given by type_string. It is appropriate to call on the return value.

It is a programmer error to call this function with an invalid type string. Use GLib.variant_type_string_is_valid if you are unsure.

Since 2.24


a valid GVariant type string


a new GLib.VariantType