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IMAXABS

IMAXABS

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

imaxabs - return absolute value  

SYNOPSIS

#include <inttypes.h>

intmax_t imaxabs(intmax_t j);
 

DESCRIPTION

The imaxabs() function shall compute the absolute value of an integer j. If the result cannot be represented, the behavior is undefined.  

RETURN VALUE

The imaxabs() function shall return the absolute value.  

ERRORS

No errors are defined.

The following sections are informative.  

EXAMPLES

None.  

APPLICATION USAGE

The absolute value of the most negative number cannot be represented in two's complement.  

RATIONALE

None.  

FUTURE DIRECTIONS

None.  

SEE ALSO

imaxdiv() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <inttypes.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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