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From Jim Jagielski <...@jaguNET.com>
Subject Re: os-aix/1267: memmove() must be defined as bcopy() on AIX 1.X (fwd)
Date Wed, 22 Oct 1997 14:41:34 GMT
Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> Jim Jagielski wrote:
> > 
> > Sam Rasins wrote:
> > >
> > > Here is the bcopy man page from AIX:
> > >
> > > -------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >   bcopy, bcmp, bzero or ffs Subroutine
> > >
> > >
> > >   Note:       The bcopy subroutine takes parameters backwards from the
> > >   strcpy subroutine.
> > >
> > >   The bcopy, bcmp, and bzero subroutines operate on variable length
> > >   strings  of  bytes.    They do not check for null bytes as do the
> > >   string routines.
> > >
> > >   The bcopy subroutine copies the value of the Length parameter in
> > >   bytes from the string in the Source parameter to the string in
> > >   the Destination parameter.
> > >
> > 
> > Hrm... It doesn't say if it handles overlapping memory :/
> 
> Didn't it also mention memmove (in the see also)?
> 

Yeah it did, but I don't have access to memmove :/

'Course, AIX wouldn't be the first OS that has totally different
implementations of b-family and the mem-family of routines.

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