bzero

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

RETURN VALUE
       None.

ATTRIBUTES
       For  an  explanation  of  the  terms  used   in   this   section,   see
       attributes(7).

       +----------+---------------+---------+
       |Interface | Attribute     | Value   |
       +----------+---------------+---------+
       |bzero()   | Thread safety | MT-Safe |
       +----------+---------------+---------+
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
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