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
       SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89, C99, POSIX.1-2001.

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

COLOPHON
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       found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



GNU                                1993-04-11                          MEMSET(3)