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memmove.c

/* memmove.c -- copy memory.
   Copy LENGTH bytes from SOURCE to DEST.  Does not null-terminate.
   In the public domain.
   By David MacKenzie <djm@gnu.ai.mit.edu>.  */

#ifdef HAVE_CONFIG_H
# include <config.h>
#endif

#include <stddef.h>

void *
memmove (void *dest0, void const *source0, size_t length)
{
  char *dest = dest0;
  char const *source = source0;
  if (source < dest)
    /* Moving from low mem to hi mem; start at end.  */
    for (source += length, dest += length; length; --length)
      *--dest = *--source;
  else if (source != dest)
    {
      /* Moving from hi mem to low mem; start at beginning.  */
      for (; length; --length)
      *dest++ = *source++;
    }
  return dest0;
}

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