memcmp - compare bytes in memory
int memcmp(const void *s1, const void *s2, size_t n);
[CX] The functionality described on this reference page is aligned with the ISO C standard. Any conflict between the requirements described here and the ISO C standard is unintentional. This volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 defers to the ISO C standard.
The memcmp() function shall compare the first n bytes (each interpreted as unsigned char) of the object pointed to by s1 to the first n bytes of the object pointed to by s2.
The sign of a non-zero return value shall be determined by the sign of the difference between the values of the first pair of bytes (both interpreted as type unsigned char) that differ in the objects being compared.
The memcmp() function shall return an integer greater than, equal to, or less than 0, if the object pointed to by s1 is greater than, equal to, or less than the object pointed to by s2, respectively.
No errors are defined.
The Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <string.h>
First released in Issue 1. Derived from Issue 1 of the SVID.