NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | ATTRIBUTES | CONFORMING TO | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

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NAME         top

       bcopy - copy byte sequence

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <strings.h>

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

DESCRIPTION         top

       The bcopy() function copies n bytes from src to dest.  The result is
       correct, even when both areas overlap.

RETURN VALUE         top

       None.

ATTRIBUTES         top

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

       ┌──────────┬───────────────┬─────────┐
       │Interface Attribute     Value   │
       ├──────────┼───────────────┼─────────┤
       │bcopy()   │ Thread safety │ MT-Safe │
       └──────────┴───────────────┴─────────┘

CONFORMING TO         top

       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         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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Linux                            2015-03-02                         BCOPY(3)