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BCOPY

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2009-03-15
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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.  

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

This page is part of release 3.21 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO
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