C++ – Be wary of strcat() and strcpy()

strcat() and strcpy() are two functions that work with the c-style strings. While the former concatenates two strings, the latter copies one string into the other. Both these functions have been the reason for multitude of bugs in many applications. Although, they are simple functions to use, most programmers are oblivious to their implementation details which has resulted in quirky and hard-to-debug behaviors in several applications .
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