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



NAME
       memcpy - copy memory area

SYNOPSIS
       #include <&lt;string.h>&gt;

       void *memcpy(void *dest, const void *src, size_t n);

DESCRIPTION
       The  memcpy()  function  copies  n bytes from memory area src to memory
       area dest.  The memory areas should not overlap.  Use memmove(3) if the
       memory areas do overlap.

RETURN VALUE
       The memcpy() function returns a pointer to dest.

CONFORMING TO
       SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89, C99, POSIX.1-2001.

SEE ALSO
       bcopy(3),  memccpy(3),  memmove(3),  mempcpy(3), strcpy(3), strncpy(3),
       wmemcpy(3)

COLOPHON
       This page is part of release 3.05 of the Linux  man-pages  project.   A
       description  of  the project, and information about reporting bugs, can
       be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



                                  1993-04-10                         MEMCPY(3)