strings / set_bit

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NAME

set_bit() - set a bit in a bitstring

SYNOPSIS

string set_bit( string str, int n );

DESCRIPTION

Return  the  new string where bit 'n' is set in string 'str'. Note that
the old string 'str' is not modified.

The max value of 'n' is limited. Ask the administrator if you  want  to
now the maximum value.

The new string will automatically be extended if needed.

Bits are packed 6 per byte in printable strings.

SEE ALSO

clear_bit(3), test_bit(3)