memset (3)

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).
Interface Attribute Value
memset () Thread safety MT-Safe

CONFORMING TO

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

SEE ALSO

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

Information

Source
Linux kernel
OS/version
GNU
Source updated
March 13, 2017
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February 9, 2018
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December 2, 2018