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Defined in header <cstring>

int memcmp( const void *lhs, const void *rhs, size_t count );

Compares the first count bytes of two buffers. The comparison is done lexicographically.


[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
compares a certain amount of characters of two strings