3. Library calls (functions within program libraries)

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MEMSET

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2015-08-08
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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.  

ATTRIBUTES

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

CONFORMING TO

POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C89, C99, SVr4, 4.3BSD.  

SEE ALSO

bzero(3), swab(3), wmemset(3)  

COLOPHON

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SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ATTRIBUTES
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SEE ALSO
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