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BCMP(3)                  BSD Library Functions Manual                  BCMP(3)

NAME
     bcmp -- compare byte string

LIBRARY
     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS
     #include <strings.h>

     int
     bcmp(const void *s1, const void *s2, size_t n);

DESCRIPTION
     The bcmp() function compares byte string s1 against byte string s2, returning zero if they are identi-cal, identical,
     cal, non-zero otherwise.  Both strings are assumed to be n bytes long.  Zero-length strings are always
     identical.

     The strings may overlap.

SEE ALSO
     memcmp(3), strcasecmp(3), strcmp(3), strcoll(3), strxfrm(3)

HISTORY
     A bcmp() function first appeared in 4.2BSD.  Its prototype existed previously in <string.h> before it
     was moved to <strings.h> for IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1'') compliance.

BSD                              June 4, 1993                              BSD

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