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NAMEmemmove - copy memory area
#include <string.h> void *memmove(void *dest, const void *src, size_t n);
DESCRIPTIONThe 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 VALUEThe memmove() function returns a pointer to dest.
ATTRIBUTESFor an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
CONFORMING TOPOSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C89, C99, SVr4, 4.3BSD.
SEE ALSObcopy(3), bstring(3), memccpy(3), memcpy(3), strcpy(3), strncpy(3), wmemmove(3)
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