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bcopy(3) Library Functions Manual bcopy(3)

NAME

bcopy - copy byte sequence

LIBRARY

Standard C library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS

#include <strings.h>
[[deprecated]] void bcopy(const void src[.n], void dest[.n], 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

STANDARDS

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

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

2022-12-15 Linux man-pages 6.02