Subject: Re: CVS commit: syssrc/sys/sys
To: None <>
From: Klaus Klein <>
List: source-changes
Date: 07/06/2001 00:41:00
Todd Vierling <> writes:

> Module Name:	syssrc
> Committed By:	tv
> Date:		Thu Jul  5 21:51:10 UTC 2001
> Modified Files:
> 	syssrc/sys/sys: systm.h
> Log Message:
> bcopy() is documented as allowing overlapping memory regions.  Define it
> in terms of the standard name memmove() to account for this.
> Fixes kern/13369 and the redundant lib/13370.

This change looks wrong to me.  While the libc bcopy() implementation
is indeed documented as allowing overlapping memory objects, this is
not the case for its kernel pendant, which led (historically) to the
alternate version ovbcopy() being used for possibly overlapping

- Klaus