3. Library calls (functions within program libraries)

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Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2015-03-02
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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 area starting at s to zero (bytes containing '\0').  

RETURN VALUE

None.  

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
InterfaceAttributeValue
bzero() Thread safetyMT-Safe
 

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

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
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