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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       bcmp - compare byte strings

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       #include <string.h>

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

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       The  bcmp()  function  compares the first n bytes of the strings s1 and
       s2.  If the two strings are  equal,  bcmp()  returns  0,  otherwise  it
       returns	a  non-zero result.  If n is zero, the two strings are assumed
       to be equal.

RETURN VALUE    [Toc]    [Back]

       The bcmp() function returns 0 if the strings  are  equal,  otherwise  a
       non-zero result is returned.

CONFORMING TO    [Toc]    [Back]

       4.3BSD.	This function is deprecated -- use memcmp in new programs.

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

       memcmp(3),  strcasecmp(3),  strcmp(3),  strcoll(3),  strncmp(3),  strn-

GNU				  1993-04-09			       BCMP(3)
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