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Linux 2.6 - man page for memcpy (linux section 3posix)

MEMCPY(P)			    POSIX Programmer's Manual				MEMCPY(P)

NAME
       memcpy - copy bytes in memory

SYNOPSIS
       #include <string.h>

       void *memcpy(void *restrict s1, const void *restrict s2, size_t n);

DESCRIPTION
       The  memcpy() function shall copy n bytes from the object pointed to by s2 into the object
       pointed to by s1. If copying takes place between objects that  overlap,	the  behavior  is
       undefined.

RETURN VALUE
       The memcpy() function shall return s1; no return value is reserved to indicate an error.

ERRORS
       No errors are defined.

       The following sections are informative.

EXAMPLES
       None.

APPLICATION USAGE
       The memcpy() function does not check for the overflow of the receiving memory area.

RATIONALE
       None.

FUTURE DIRECTIONS
       None.

SEE ALSO
       The Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <string.h>

COPYRIGHT
       Portions  of  this  text  are  reprinted  and  reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std
       1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology  --  Portable	Operating  System
       Interface  (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by
       the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and  The  Open  Group.  In  the
       event  of  any  discrepancy  between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group
       Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The orig-
       inal Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .

IEEE/The Open Group			       2003					MEMCPY(P)


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