BCMP

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ATTRIBUTES
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO
COLOPHON

NAME

bcmp − compare byte sequences

SYNOPSIS

#include <strings.h>

int bcmp(const void *s1, const void *s2, size_t n);

DESCRIPTION

The bcmp() function compares the two byte sequences s1 and s2 of length n each. If they are equal, and in particular if n is zero, bcmp() returns 0. Otherwise it returns a nonzero result.

RETURN VALUE

The bcmp() function returns 0 if the byte sequences are equal, otherwise a nonzero result is returned.

ATTRIBUTES

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

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CONFORMING TO

4.3BSD. This function is deprecated (marked as LEGACY in POSIX.1-2001): use memcmp(3) in new programs. POSIX.1-2008 removes the specification of bcmp().

SEE ALSO

memcmp(3), strcasecmp(3), strcmp(3), strcoll(3), strncasecmp(3), strncmp(3)

COLOPHON

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