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C++ Programming/Code/Standard C Library/Functions/memcmp

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#include <cstring>
int memcmp( const void *buffer1, const void *buffer2, size_t count );

The function memcmp() compares the first count characters of buffer1 and buffer2. The return values are as follows:

Return value Explanation
less than 0 buffer1 is less than buffer2
equal to 0 buffer1 is equal to buffer2
greater than 0 buffer1 is greater than buffer2
Related topics
memchr - memcpy - memset - strcmp