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

NAME
       bzero - write zero-valued bytes

SYNOPSIS
       #include <strings.h>

       void bzero(void *s, size_t n);

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

RETURN VALUE
       None.

ATTRIBUTES
   Multithreading (see pthreads(7))
       The bzero() function is thread-safe.

CONFORMING TO
       4.3BSD.	This function is deprecated (marked as LEGACY in POSIX.1-2001): use memset(3)  in
       new programs.  POSIX.1-2008 removes the specification of bzero().

SEE ALSO
       memset(3), swab(3)

COLOPHON
       This  page  is  part of release 3.55 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					    2013-10-22					 BZERO(3)
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