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BCMP

Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
2013-10-21
 

NAME

bcmp - compare byte sequences  

SYNOPSIS

#include <strings.h>

int bcmp(const void *s1, const void *s2, size_t n);
 

DESCRIPTION

The bcmp() function compares the two byte sequences s1 and s2 of length n each. If they are equal, and in particular if n is zero, bcmp() returns 0. Otherwise, it returns a nonzero result.  

RETURN VALUE

The bcmp() function returns 0 if the byte sequences are equal, otherwise a nonzero result is returned.  

ATTRIBUTES

 

Multithreading (see pthreads(7))

The bcmp() function is thread-safe.  

CONFORMING TO

4.3BSD. This function is deprecated (marked as LEGACY in POSIX.1-2001): use memcmp(3) in new programs. POSIX.1-2008 removes the specification of bcmp().  

SEE ALSO

memcmp(3), strcasecmp(3), strcmp(3), strcoll(3), strncasecmp(3), strncmp(3)  

COLOPHON

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Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ATTRIBUTES
Multithreading (see pthreads(7))
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO
COLOPHON

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