NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | ERRORS | ATTRIBUTES | CONFORMING TO | SEE ALSO | COLOPHON

FABS(3)                   Linux Programmer's Manual                  FABS(3)

NAME         top

       fabs, fabsf, fabsl - absolute value of floating-point number

SYNOPSIS         top

       #include <math.h>

       double fabs(double x);
       float fabsf(float x);
       long double fabsl(long double x);

       Link with -lm.

   Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

       fabsf(), fabsl():
           _ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L
               || /* Since glibc 2.19: */ _DEFAULT_SOURCE
               || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19: */ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE

DESCRIPTION         top

       These functions return the absolute value of the floating-point
       number x.

RETURN VALUE         top

       These functions return the absolute value of x.

       If x is a NaN, a NaN is returned.

       If x is -0, +0 is returned.

       If x is negative infinity or positive infinity, positive infinity is
       returned.

ERRORS         top

       No errors occur.

ATTRIBUTES         top

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

       ┌─────────────────────────┬───────────────┬─────────┐
       │Interface                Attribute     Value   │
       ├─────────────────────────┼───────────────┼─────────┤
       │fabs(), fabsf(), fabsl() │ Thread safety │ MT-Safe │
       └─────────────────────────┴───────────────┴─────────┘

CONFORMING TO         top

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

       The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89.

SEE ALSO         top

       abs(3), cabs(3), ceil(3), floor(3), labs(3), rint(3)

COLOPHON         top

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                                 2016-03-15                          FABS(3)