Subject: Re: copystr
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Gary Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 09/14/2002 23:43:29
--- Kamal Prasad <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> ref:- the email from the tech-kern mailing list
> archive below:-
> it looks like powerpc (and possibly some other
> architectures) provides special instructions to copy
> bytes/strings ie update addressing. I was wondering
> the implementation in netbsd takes advantage of
> instructions -as and when they are available.
> Subject: Re: copystr
> To: Gary Thorpe <email@example.com>
> From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> List: tech-kern
> Date: 09/02/2002 13:48:14
> On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 03:23:35PM -0400, Gary
> > By the way I'm using 1.5.2:
> > 58% man 9 memcpy
> > man: no entry for memcpy in the manual.
> > 59% man 9 bcopy
> > man: no entry for bcopy in the manual.
> > If they are there, then the are not documented.
> > According to the web man pages, bcopy and memcpy
> > available for 1.6 (and nothing before): so what
> > people use for 1.5.x?
> memcpy and bcopy. They simply weren't documented
> -- Jason R. Thorpe <thorpej@wasabisystems
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Regarding memcpy(9) man page: it should be upated to
indicate WHEN the function is available (e.g. many man
pages say "This function has been available since
NetBSD x.x.x") for the sake of accurate documentation.
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