memset(3) -- Linux man page

 

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.  

CONFORMING TO

SVID 3, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899  

SEE ALSO

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