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Defined in header <string.h>
char *strcpy( char          *dest, const char          *src );
(until C99)
char *strcpy( char *restrict dest, const char *restrict src );
(since C99)

Copies the byte string pointed to by src to byte string, pointed to by dest.

If the strings overlap, the behavior is undefined. Also copies the terminating null-byte.

Contents

Parameters

dest - pointer to the byte string to copy to
src - pointer to the null-terminated byte string to copy from

Return value

dest

Example

See also

copies a certain amount of characters from one string to another
(function) [edit]
copies one buffer to another
(function) [edit]