bcopy

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.

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 |
       +----------+---------------+---------+
CONFORMING TO
       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)

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