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MEMCMP(3)			    Linux Programmer's Manual				MEMCMP(3)

NAME
       memcmp - compare memory areas

SYNOPSIS
       #include <string.h>

       int memcmp(const void *s1, const void *s2, size_t n);

DESCRIPTION
       The  memcmp()  function	compares  the  first  n  bytes of the memory areas s1 and s2.  It
       returns an integer less than, equal to, or greater than zero if s1 is found, respectively,
       to be less than, to match, or be greater than s2.

RETURN VALUE
       The  memcmp() function returns an integer less than, equal to, or greater than zero if the
       first n bytes of s1 is found, respectively, to be less than, to match, or be greater  than
       the first n bytes of s2.

CONFORMING TO
       SVID 3, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899 (C99)

SEE ALSO
       bcmp(3), strcasecmp(3), strcmp(3), strcoll(3), strncmp(3), strncasecmp(3)

					    1993-04-10					MEMCMP(3)
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