On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 18:25, Jed Brown <jed_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Is the memcpy-back code ever executed when called as memcpy()? I can't
> imagine why it would be, but it would make plenty of sense to use it inside
> memmove when the destination is at a higher address than the source.
Apparently the backward memcpy is actually used, but I still don't know why
and neither does Linus: