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Copy byte sequence.

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.
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 mem‐ cpy(3) and memmove(3). POSIX.1-2008 removes the specification of bcopy().
SEE ALSO memccpy(3), memcpy(3), memmove(3), strcpy(3), strncpy(3)
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Linux 2015-03-02 BCOPY(3)
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bcopy(3) referred by bstring(3) | memccpy(3) | memcpy(3) | memmove(3) | stpcpy(3) | strcat(3) | strcpy(3)
refer to attributes(7) | memccpy(3) | memcpy(3) | memmove(3) | strcpy(3) | strcpy(3)