strlcpy (9) - Linux Man Pages

strlcpy: Copy a C-string into a sized buffer

NAME

strlcpy - Copy a C-string into a sized buffer

SYNOPSIS

size_t strlcpy(char dest, const char src, size_t size);

ARGUMENTS

dest

Where to copy the string to

src

Where to copy the string from

size

size of destination buffer

DESCRIPTION

Compatible with *BSD: the result is always a valid NUL-terminated string that fits in the buffer (unless, of course, the buffer size is zero). It does not pad out the result like strncpy does.

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