xemacs-21.4 / src / strcat.c

/* Copyright (C) 1991 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This file is part of the GNU C Library.

The GNU C Library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
modify it under the terms of the GNU Library General Public License as
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The GNU C Library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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License along with the GNU C Library; see the file COPYING.LIB.  If
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Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.  */

/* Synched up with: Not in FSF. */

# include <config.h>
# ifndef REGISTER	/* Strictly enforced in 20.3 */
# define REGISTER
# endif

/* In HPUX 10 the strcat function references memory past the last byte of 
   the string!  This will core dump if the memory following the last byte is 
   not mapped.

   Here is a correct version from glibc 1.09.

char *strcat (char *dest, const char *src);

/* Append SRC on the end of DEST.  */
/* CONST IS LOSING, but const is part of the interface of strcat */
char *
strcat (char *dest, const char *src)
  REGISTER char *s1 = dest;
  REGISTER CONST char *s2 = src;
  char c;

  /* Find the end of the string.  */
    c = *s1++;
  while (c != '\0');

  /* Make S1 point before the next character, so we can increment
     it while memory is read (wins on pipelined cpus).  */
  s1 -= 2;

      c = *s2++;
      *++s1 = c;
  while (c != '\0');

  return dest;