NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | ATTRIBUTES | CONFORMING TO | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

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

NAME         top

       memset - fill memory with a constant byte

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <string.h>

       void *memset(void *s, int c, size_t n);

DESCRIPTION         top

       The memset() function fills the first n bytes of the memory area
       pointed to by s with the constant byte c.

RETURN VALUE         top

       The memset() function returns a pointer to the memory area s.

ATTRIBUTES         top

       For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see
       attributes(7).

       ┌──────────┬───────────────┬─────────┐
       │Interface Attribute     Value   │
       ├──────────┼───────────────┼─────────┤
       │memset()  │ Thread safety │ MT-Safe │
       └──────────┴───────────────┴─────────┘

CONFORMING TO         top

       POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C89, C99, SVr4, 4.3BSD.

SEE ALSO         top

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

COLOPHON         top

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GNU                              2015-08-08                        MEMSET(3)