3. Library calls (functions within program libraries)

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WCSCPY

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2015-08-08
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NAME

wcscpy - copy a wide-character string  

SYNOPSIS

#include <wchar.h>

wchar_t *wcscpy(wchar_t *dest, const wchar_t *src);
 

DESCRIPTION

The wcscpy() function is the wide-character equivalent of the strcpy(3) function. It copies the wide-character string pointed to by src, including the terminating null wide character (L'\0'), to the array pointed to by dest.

The strings may not overlap.

The programmer must ensure that there is room for at least wcslen(src)+1 wide characters at dest.  

RETURN VALUE

wcscpy() returns dest.  

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
InterfaceAttributeValue
wcscpy() Thread safetyMT-Safe
 

CONFORMING TO

POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C99.  

SEE ALSO

strcpy(3), wcpcpy(3), wcscat(3), wcsdup(3), wmemcpy(3)  

COLOPHON

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