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bzero(3)                 BSD Library Functions Manual                 bzero(3)


NAME

     bzero -- write zeroes to a byte string


LIBRARY

     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)


SYNOPSIS

     #include <strings.h>

     void
     bzero(void *s, size_t n);


DESCRIPTION

     The bzero() function writes n zeroed bytes to the string s.  If n is
     zero, bzero() does nothing.


SEE ALSO

     memset(3), swab(3)


HISTORY

     A bzero() function appeared in 4.3BSD.  Its prototype existed previously
     in <string.h> before it was moved to <strings.h> for IEEE Std 1003.1-2001
     (``POSIX.1'') compliance.

     bzero() was deprecated in IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1'') and removed
     in .

BSD                              June 4, 1993                              BSD

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