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MEMSET

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 1993-04-11
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NAME

memset - fill memory with a constant byte  

SYNOPSIS

#include <string.h>

void *memset(void *s, int c, size_t n);
 

DESCRIPTION

The memset() function fills the first n bytes of the memory area pointed to by s with the constant byte c.  

RETURN VALUE

The memset() function returns a pointer to the memory area s.  

CONFORMING TO

SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89, C99, POSIX.1-2001.  

SEE ALSO

bzero(3), swab(3), wmemset(3)  

COLOPHON

This page is part of release 3.21 of the Linux man-pages project. A description of the project, and information about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.


 

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NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO
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