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BCOPY(3)	      DragonFly Library Functions Manual	      BCOPY(3)

NAME

bcopy -- copy byte string

LIBRARY

Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS

#include <strings.h> void bcopy(const void *src, void *dst, size_t len);

DESCRIPTION

The bcopy() function copies len bytes from string src to string dst. The two strings may overlap. If len is zero, no bytes are copied.

SEE ALSO

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

HISTORY

A bcopy() function appeared in 4.2BSD. Its prototype existed previously in <string.h> before it was moved to <strings.h> for IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1'') compliance. DragonFly 4.1 June 4, 1993 DragonFly 4.1