[Mono-list] cpblk?

Serge serge@wildwestsoftware.com
Fri, 24 May 2002 22:16:08 +0300

> Dick convinced me to use memmove which works with overlapping regions.
> (until someone can prove that it is a performance problem).

I think that the point is to use fast block move instructions if available (say, MOVS on x86),
especially in the cases where size=const.
Hence non-overlapping behaviour in the specs.