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From: Jonny Grant <jg@jguk.org>
To: Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>
Cc: linux-man <linux-man@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: strcpy compared to POSIX strcpy
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2020 14:41:40 +0100
Message-ID: <0608691a-6400-0a44-1031-a693f57dee52@jguk.org> (raw)

Hi Michael,

Returning to an old topic, noticed strcpy man page is different from the POSIX spec with regards to "terminating NUL character" or "null-terminated" shouldn't man pages should follow POSIX style writing "NUL"?

https://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man3/strcpy.3.html

https://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man3/strcpy.3p.html

https://pubs.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/functions/strcpy.html

Another function even has nul in the name
https://man7.org/linux/man-pages/man3/strchrnul.3.html


Regards, Jonny

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2020-06-29 13:41 Jonny Grant [this message]
2020-06-29 20:30 ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
2020-06-30 10:59   ` Jonny Grant

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