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NAME

memcpy - copy memory area

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Colophon

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 must 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, C89, C99, POSIX.1-2001.

SEE ALSO

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

COLOPHON

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MEMCPY (3) 2010-11-15
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