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BZERO(3)	      DragonFly 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)

HISTORY

A bzero() function appeared in 4.3BSD. Its prototype existed previously in <string.h> before it was moved to <strings.h> for IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1'') compliance. DragonFly 4.1 June 4, 1993 DragonFly 4.1