NULL(4) MidnightBSD Kernel Interfaces 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.

MidnightBSD 0.3 June 5, 1993 MidnightBSD 0.3