MirOS Manual: null(4)

NULL(4)                    BSD Programmer's Manual                     NULL(4)

NAME

     null - the null device

DESCRIPTION

     The null device accepts and reads data as any ordinary (and willing)
     file, but throws it away. The length of the null device is always zero.

FILES

     /dev/null

SEE ALSO

     zero(4)

HISTORY

     A null device appeared in Version 7 AT&T UNIX.

MirOS BSD #10-current            June 5, 1993                                1

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