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Embedded Software Engineer Interview San Diego, CA

Implement strcpy function and show me if there are any

  limitation of this function. what if the 2 buffers passed to the strcpy function overlaps ?
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In strcpy even if the buffer overlaps , we can do successful data copy if we change the order of copying.(in reverse order or forward order)

Interview Candidate on Jul 20, 2011
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If copying takes place between objects that overlap, the behavior is undefined.

Anonymous on Dec 8, 2012

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