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STRINGS(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 						STRINGS(3)

bcmp, bcopy, bzero, ffs, index, rindex, strcasecmp, strncasecmp -- string operations LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc) SYNOPSIS
#include <strings.h> int bcmp(const void *b1, const void *b2, size_t len); void bcopy(const void *src, void *dst, size_t len); void bzero(void *b, size_t len); int ffs(int value); char * index(const char *s, int c); char * rindex(const char *s, int c); int strcasecmp(const char *s1, const char *s2); int strncasecmp(const char *s1, const char *s2, size_t len); DESCRIPTION
These functions all live in the strings.h header file. Except for ffs(), they operate on strings. index(), rindex(), and strcasecmp() need nul-terminated strings. See the specific manual pages for more information. See string(3) for string functions that follow ANSI X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C89'') or ISO/IEC 9899:1999 (``ISO C99''), bstring(3) for functions that operate on strings that are not nul-terminated, and bitstring(3) for bit-string manipulation macros. SEE ALSO
bcmp(3), bcopy(3), bitstring(3), bstring(3), bzero(3), ffs(3), index(3), rindex(3), strcasecmp(3), string(3) BSD
February 17, 2007 BSD

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BSTRING(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 						BSTRING(3)

bcmp, bcopy, bzero, memccpy, memchr, memcmp, memcpy, memmove, memset -- byte string operations LIBRARY
Standard C Library (libc, -lc) SYNOPSIS
#include <string.h> int bcmp(const void *b1, const void *b2, size_t len); void bcopy(const void *src, void *dst, size_t len); void bzero(void *b, size_t len); void * memchr(const void *b, int c, size_t len); int memcmp(const void *b1, const void *b2, size_t len); void * memccpy(void *dst, const void *src, int c, size_t len); void * memcpy(void *dst, const void *src, size_t len); void * memmove(void *dst, const void *src, size_t len); void * memset(void *b, int c, size_t len); DESCRIPTION
These functions operate on variable length strings of bytes. They do not check for terminating null bytes as the routines listed in string(3) do. See the specific manual pages for more information. SEE ALSO
bcmp(3), bcopy(3), bzero(3), memccpy(3), memchr(3), memcmp(3), memcpy(3), memmove(3), memset(3) STANDARDS
The functions memchr(), memcmp(), memcpy(), memmove(), and memset() conform to ISO/IEC 9899:1990 (``ISO C90''). HISTORY
The functions bzero() and memccpy() appeared in 4.3BSD; the functions bcmp(), bcopy(), appeared in 4.2BSD. BSD
June 4, 1993 BSD
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