Manpage of BCMP

BCMP

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2017-03-13
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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 s1and s2of length neach. If they are equal, and in particular if nis 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

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
InterfaceAttributeValue
bcmp() Thread safetyMT-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

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


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ATTRIBUTES
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SEE ALSO

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