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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).

       ┌──────────┬───────────────┬─────────┐
       │InterfaceAttributeValue   │
       ├──────────┼───────────────┼─────────┤
       │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)

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