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BZERO(3)                   Linux Programmer's Manual                  BZERO(3)



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 byte area starting at s to zero (bytes containing '\0').

RETURN VALUE
       None.

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
       This page is part of release 3.22 of the Linux man-pages project.  A description of the project,  and  informa-
       tion about reporting bugs, can be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



Linux                             2008-08-06                          BZERO(3)