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NAME

       strinit - initialize a string with a given character to a given length

SYNOPSIS

       #include <publib.h>
       char *strinit(char *s, int c, size_t len) {

DESCRIPTION

       strinit  initializes  the string pointed to by s to be of length len, all characters being
       c, where the terminating len+1 characters.

RETURN VALUE

       strinit will return s.

EXAMPLE

       To initialize a string to consist of twenty underscores, one would do the following.

            #include <publib.h>

            char string[21];     /* note 21 to make room for '\0' */
            strinit(string, '_', 20);

SEE ALSO

       publib(3)

AUTHOR

       Lars Wirzenius (lars.wirzenius@helsinki.fi)