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BZERO(3)                 BSD 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 *s, size_t n);

DESCRIPTION
     The bzero() function writes n zeroed bytes to the string s.  If n 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.

     bzero() was deprecated in IEEE Std 1003.1-2001 (``POSIX.1'') and removed in IEEE Std 1003.1-2008
     (``POSIX.1'').

BSD                              June 4, 1993                              BSD

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