memcpy(3) -- Linux man page

 

NAME

memcpy - copy memory area  

SYNOPSIS

#include <string.h>

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 may not overlap. Use memmove(3) if the memory areas do overlap.  

RETURN VALUE

The memcpy() function returns a pointer to dest.  

CONFORMING TO

SVID 3, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899  

SEE ALSO

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