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Defined in header <string.h>
int memcmp( const void* lhs, const void* rhs, size_t count );

Compares the first count characters of the objects pointed to by lhs and rhs. The comparison is done lexicographically.

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[edit] Parameters

lhs, rhs - pointers to the memory buffers to compare
count - number of bytes to examine

[edit] Return value

Negative value if lhs is less than rhs.

0 if lhs is equal to rhs.

Positive value if lhs is greater than rhs.

[edit] Example

[edit] See also

compares two strings
(function) [edit]
compares a certain amount of characters of two strings
(function) [edit]