MEMMOVE Linux Programmer Manual MEMMOVE NAME memmove copy memory area

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MEMMOVE(3) Linux Programmer’s Manual MEMMOVE(3)
NAME
memmove - copy memory area
SYNOPSIS
#include <string.h>
void *memmove(void *dest, const void *src, size_t n);
DESCRIPTION
The memmove() function copies n bytes from memory area src to memory area dest. The memory areas may overlap: copying takes place as though the
bytes in src are first copied into a temporary array that does not overlap src or dest, and the bytes are then copied from the temporary array to
dest.
RETURN VALUE
The memmove() function returns a pointer to dest.
CONFORMING TO
SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89, C99, POSIX.1-2001.
SEE ALSO
bcopy(3), memccpy(3), memcpy(3), strcpy(3), strncpy(3), wmemmove(3)
COLOPHON
This page is part of release 3.01 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/.
GNU 1993-04-10 MEMMOVE(3)