Subject: Re: bzero
To: Simon Burge <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 11/04/2001 01:06:24
Simon Burge <> writes:
> Also, we tend to prefer memset() now (woohoo - standards!), so that
> might be an interesting next project after bzero, and of course you
> should be able to reuse much of this work.

We more than "prefer it" -- we've eliminated bzero and bcopy from the
kernel. There are still calls for them but they're just macros for

Having the nifty new faster routine changed to be memset would be a win.

Perry E. Metzger
NetBSD Development, Support & CDs.