bcopy

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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.

ATTRIBUTES
       For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

       ┌──────────┬───────────────┬─────────┐
       │Interface Attribute     Value   │
       ├──────────┼───────────────┼─────────┤
       │bcopy()   │ Thread safety │ MT-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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       found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



Linux                              2009-03-15                           BCOPY(3)