bcopy (3) - Linux Man Pages

bcopy: copy byte sequence

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).
InterfaceAttributeValue
bcopy() Thread safetyMT-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().

COLOPHON

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SEE ALSO

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