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bcopy(3)                 BSD 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.

     bcopy() was deprecated in IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1'') and removed
     in .

BSD                              June 4, 1993                              BSD

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