memcpy

MEMCPY(3)                   Linux Programmer's Manual                  MEMCPY(3)



NAME
       memcpy - copy memory area

SYNOPSIS
       #include <string.h>

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

DESCRIPTION
       The memcpy() function copies n bytes from memory area src to memory area
       dest.  The memory areas must not overlap.  Use memmove(3) if the memory
       areas do overlap.

RETURN VALUE
       The memcpy() function returns a pointer to dest.

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

       ┌──────────┬───────────────┬─────────┐
       │Interface Attribute     Value   │
       ├──────────┼───────────────┼─────────┤
       │memcpy()  │ Thread safety │ MT-Safe │
       └──────────┴───────────────┴─────────┘
CONFORMING TO
       SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89, C99, POSIX.1-2001.

SEE ALSO
       bcopy(3), memccpy(3), memmove(3), mempcpy(3), strcpy(3), strncpy(3),
       wmemcpy(3)

COLOPHON
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       found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



                                   2010-11-15                          MEMCPY(3)