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



NAME
       bzero - write zero-valued bytes

SYNOPSIS
       #include <&lt;strings.h>&gt;

       void bzero(void *s, size_t n);

DESCRIPTION
       The  bzero()  function sets the first n bytes of the byte area starting
       at s to zero (bytes containing '\0').

RETURN VALUE
       None.

CONFORMING TO
       4.3BSD.   This  function   is   deprecated   (marked   as   LEGACY   in
       POSIX.1-2001): use memset(3) in new programs.

SEE ALSO
       memset(3), swab(3)

COLOPHON
       This  page  is  part of release 3.05 of the Linux man-pages project.  A
       description of the project, and information about reporting  bugs,  can
       be found at http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/.



Linux                             2002-12-31                          BZERO(3)