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Example: memcpy Buffer Manipulation Functions

Copies characters from one buffer to another.

void *memcpy( void *dest, const void *src, size_t n ); 

dest Destination buffer where the data is copied.
src The name of the source buffer from which the data is copied.
n The number of bytes to copy.

The memcpy function copies n characters from the src buffer to the dest buffer.

Return Values

Returns dest, the destination buffer to where the data is copied.