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NULL(4)                 NetBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                NULL(4)


NAME
null -- the null device
DESCRIPTION
The null device accepts and reads data as any ordinary (and willing) file -- but throws it away. The length of the null device is always zero.
FILES
/dev/null
HISTORY
A null device appeared in Version 4 AT&T UNIX. NetBSD 9.0 August 29, 2019 NetBSD 9.0
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