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NAME

       memcmp - compare memory areas

SYNOPSIS

       #include <string.h>

       int memcmp(const void *s1, const void *s2, size_t n);

DESCRIPTION

       The memcmp() function compares the first n bytes of the memory areas s1
       and s2.  It returns an integer less than, equal  to,  or  greater  than
       zero  if  s1  is  found, respectively, to be less than, to match, or be
       greater than s2.

RETURN VALUE

       The memcmp() function returns  an  integer  less  than,  equal  to,  or
       greater than zero if the first n bytes of s1 is found, respectively, to
       be less than, to match, or be greater than the first n bytes of s2.

CONFORMING TO

       SVID 3, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899

SEE ALSO

       bcmp(3),    strcasecmp(3),    strcmp(3),    strcoll(3),     strncmp(3),
       strncasecmp(3)

                                April 10, 1993                       MEMCMP(3)