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BZERO

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2008-08-06
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NAME

bzero - write zero-valued bytes  

SYNOPSIS

#include <strings.h>

void bzero(void *s, size_t n);
 

DESCRIPTION

The bzero() function sets the first n bytes of the byte area starting at s to zero (bytes containing '\0').  

RETURN VALUE

None.  

CONFORMING TO

4.3BSD. This function is deprecated (marked as LEGACY in POSIX.1-2001): use memset(3) in new programs. POSIX.1-2008 removes the specification of bzero().  

SEE ALSO

memset(3), swab(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/.


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO
COLOPHON

 

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