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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: os-aix/1267: memmove() must be defined as bcopy() on AIX 1.X (fwd)
Date Wed, 22 Oct 1997 01:40:20 GMT
So +1 that memmove change for AIX. 

Dean

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Tue, 21 Oct 1997 21:30:32 -0400
From: "David W. Schuler" <schuld@btv.ibm.com>
To: dgaudet@hyperreal.org
Subject: Re: os-aix/1267: memmove() must be defined as bcopy() on AIX 1.X 

Dean:

Yes, the bcopy() on AIX version 1.X does handle overlaps.  (At least, that's
what the man page says, and we always know that it's correct. :-)

Thanks for your work on this problem.

Dave Schuler
schuld@btv.ibm.com



On 22 Oct 1997 00:55:23 -0000 dgaudet@hyperreal.org wrote:
>Synopsis: memmove() must be defined as bcopy() on AIX 1.X
>
>State-Changed-From-To: open-analyzed
>State-Changed-By: dgaudet
>State-Changed-When: Tue Oct 21 17:55:22 PDT 1997
>State-Changed-Why:
>Is bcopy defined to handle overlapping copies?  I'm not sure
>if it is ... I seem to recall it handling overlapping copies,
>but I'm not sure.  Does your man page mention overlapping copying?
>'cause the reason memmove is used is for a (rather trivial
>I must admit) overlapping copy.
>
>Dean



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