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--- copy a wide-character string, returning a pointer to its end
wchar_t *wcpcpy(wchar_t *restrict ws1, const wchar_t *restrict ws2);
wchar_t *wcscpy(wchar_t *restrict ws1, const wchar_t *restrict ws2);
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 POSIX.1-2017 defers to the ISO C standard.
functions shall copy the wide-character string pointed to by
(including the terminating null wide-character code) into the array
pointed to by
The application shall ensure that there is room for at least
wide characters in the
array, and that the
arrays do not overlap.
If copying takes place between objects that overlap, the behavior is
function shall return a pointer to the terminating null wide-character
code copied into the
function shall return
No return values are reserved to indicate an error.
No errors are defined.
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The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2017,
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