memset

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

NAME
       memset - fill memory with a constant byte

SYNOPSIS
       #include <string.h>

       void *memset(void *s, int c, size_t n);

DESCRIPTION
       The  memset()  function  fills  the  first  n  bytes of the memory area
       pointed to by s with the constant byte c.

RETURN VALUE
       The memset() function returns a pointer to the memory area s.

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

       +----------+---------------+---------+
       |Interface | Attribute     | Value   |
       +----------+---------------+---------+
       |memset()  | Thread safety | MT-Safe |
       +----------+---------------+---------+
CONFORMING TO
       POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C89, C99, SVr4, 4.3BSD.

SEE ALSO
       bstring(3), bzero(3), swab(3), wmemset(3)

COLOPHON
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