The imaxabs() function shall compute the absolute value of an
integer j. If the result cannot be represented, the
behavior is undefined.
The imaxabs() function shall return the absolute value.
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
The absolute value of the most negative number cannot be represented
in two's complement.
imaxdiv() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001,
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