bcmp (3)

NAME

bcmp - compare byte sequences

SYNOPSIS

#include <strings.h>
int bcmp(const void *s1, const void *s2, size_t n);

DESCRIPTION

The bcmp() function compares the two byte sequences s1 and s2 of length n each. If they are equal, and in particular if n is zero, bcmp() returns 0. Otherwise, it returns a nonzero result.

RETURN VALUE

The bcmp() function returns 0 if the byte sequences are equal, otherwise a nonzero result is returned.

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
Interface Attribute Value
bcmp () Thread safety MT-Safe

CONFORMING TO

4.3BSD. This function is deprecated (marked as LEGACY in POSIX.1-2001): use memcmp(3) in new programs. POSIX.1-2008 removes the specification of bcmp().

SEE ALSO

bstring(3), memcmp(3), strcasecmp(3), strcmp(3), strcoll(3), strncasecmp(3), strncmp(3)

Information

Source
Linux kernel
OS/version
Linux
Source updated
March 13, 2017
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February 9, 2018
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December 2, 2018