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NAMEfabs, fabsf, fabsl - absolute value of floating-point number
#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)):
_BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE ||
_POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
or cc -std=c99
DESCRIPTIONThese functions return the absolute value of the floating-point number x.
RETURN VALUEThese 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.
ERRORSNo errors occur.
ATTRIBUTESFor an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
|fabs(), fabsf(), fabsl()||Thread safety||MT-Safe|
CONFORMING TOC99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.
The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89.