MEMSET

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ATTRIBUTES
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO
COLOPHON

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).

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CONFORMING TO

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

SEE ALSO

bzero(3), swab(3), wmemset(3)

COLOPHON

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