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FEUPDATEENV

FEUPDATEENV

Section: POSIX Programmer's Manual (P) Updated: 2003
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NAME

feupdateenv - update floating-point environment  

SYNOPSIS

#include <fenv.h>

int feupdateenv(const fenv_t *envp);
 

DESCRIPTION

The feupdateenv() function shall attempt to save the currently raised floating-point exceptions in its automatic storage, attempt to install the floating-point environment represented by the object pointed to by envp, and then attempt to raise the saved floating-point exceptions. The argument envp shall point to an object set by a call to feholdexcept() or fegetenv(), or equal a floating-point environment macro.  

RETURN VALUE

The feupdateenv() function shall return a zero value if and only if all the required actions were successfully carried out.  

ERRORS

No errors are defined.

The following sections are informative.  

EXAMPLES

The following example shows sample code to hide spurious underflow floating-point exceptions:


#include <fenv.h>
double f(double x)
{
    #pragma STDC FENV_ACCESS ON
    double result;
    fenv_t save_env;
    feholdexcept(&save_env);
    // compute result
    if (/* test spurious underflow */)
    feclearexcept(FE_UNDERFLOW);
    feupdateenv(&save_env);
    return result;
}

 

APPLICATION USAGE

None.  

RATIONALE

None.  

FUTURE DIRECTIONS

None.  

SEE ALSO

fegetenv() , feholdexcept() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <fenv.h>  

COPYRIGHT

Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html .


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
EXAMPLES
APPLICATION USAGE
RATIONALE
FUTURE DIRECTIONS
SEE ALSO
COPYRIGHT

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