MEMCPY

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 1993-04-10
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NAME

memcpy - copy memory area  

SYNOPSIS

#include <string.h>

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

DESCRIPTION

The memcpy() function copies n bytes from memory area src to memory area dest. The memory areas should not overlap. Use memmove(3) if the memory areas do overlap.  

RETURN VALUE

The memcpy() function returns a pointer to dest.  

CONFORMING TO

SVr4, 4.3BSD, C99  

SEE ALSO

bcopy(3), memccpy(3), memmove(3), mempcpy(3), strcpy(3), strncpy(3), wmemcpy(3)


 

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