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Linux 2.6 - man page for bcopy (linux section 3)

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.
RETURN VALUE
None.
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 memcpy(3) and memmove(3). POSIX.1-2008 removes the specification of bcopy().
SEE ALSO
memccpy(3), memcpy(3), memmove(3), strcpy(3), strncpy(3)
COLOPHON
This page is part of release 3.27 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and informa- tion about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/. Linux 2009-03-15 BCOPY(3)


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