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BCOPY

Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
2013-10-22
 

NAME

bcopy - copy byte sequence  

SYNOPSIS

#include <strings.h>

void bcopy(const void *src, void *dest, size_t n);
 

DESCRIPTION

The bcopy() function copies n bytes from src to dest. The result is correct, even when both areas overlap.  

RETURN VALUE

None.  

ATTRIBUTES

 

Multithreading (see pthreads(7))

The bcopy() function is thread-safe.  

CONFORMING TO

4.3BSD. This function is deprecated (marked as LEGACY in POSIX.1-2001): use memcpy(3) or memmove(3) in new programs. Note that the first two arguments are interchanged for memcpy(3) and memmove(3). POSIX.1-2008 removes the specification of bcopy().  

SEE ALSO

memccpy(3), memcpy(3), memmove(3), strcpy(3), strncpy(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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