BZERO(3)                       Library Routines                       BZERO(3)




NAME

       bzero - write zeroes to a byte string


SYNOPSIS

       #include <string.h>

       void bzero (void *b, size_t len);


DESCRIPTION

       The  bzero  function  writes len zero bytes to the string b.  If len is
       zero, bzero does nothing.  It is functionally equivalent to and  imple-
       mented  as  memset(b,0,len), and is included solely for BSD compatibil-
       ity.


SEE ALSO

       memset(3), swab(3)


HISTORY

       A bzero function appeared in 4.3BSD.



GNO                             26 January 1997                       BZERO(3)

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