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BZERO(3)                NetBSD 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 *b, size_t len);
DESCRIPTION
The bzero() function writes len zero bytes to the string b. If len is zero, bzero() does nothing.
SEE ALSO
memset(3), swab(3)
STANDARDS
The bzero() function conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1''). The IEEE Std 1003.1-2004 (``POSIX.1'') revision marked it as legacy and rec- ommended the use of memset(3) instead. The IEEE Std 1003.1-2008 (``POSIX.1'') revision removed bzero() from the specification.
HISTORY
A bzero() function appeared in 4.3BSD. NetBSD 9.99 April 29, 2010 NetBSD 9.99
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