wmemset man page

wmemset ā€” fill an array of wide-characters with a constant wide character


#include <wchar.h>

wchar_t *wmemset(wchar_t *wcs, wchar_t wc, size_t n);


The wmemset() function is the wide-character equivalent of the memset(3) function. It fills the array of n wide-characters starting at wcs with n copies of the wide character wc.

Return Value

wmemset() returns wcs.


For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

Interface Attribute Value
wmemset() Thread safety MT-Safe

Conforming to

POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008, C99.

See Also



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Referenced By

memset(3), signal-safety(7).

2015-08-08 GNU Linux Programmer's Manual