BCOPY(3) LINUX Programmer s Manual BCOPY(3)

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.


CONFORMING TO 4.3BSD. This function is deprecated (marked as LEGACY in POSIX.1-2001): use memcpy() or memmove() in new programs. Note that the first two parameters are interchanged for memcpy() and memmove().

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

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