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ABS(3)		      DragonFly Library Functions Manual		ABS(3)

NAME

abs -- integer absolute value function

LIBRARY

Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdlib.h> int abs(int j);

DESCRIPTION

The abs() function computes the absolute value of the integer j.

IMPLEMENTATION NOTES

The abs() function is thread-safe. It is not async-cancel-safe.

RETURN VALUES

The abs() function returns the absolute value.

SEE ALSO

cabs(3), fabs(3), floor(3), hypot(3), imaxabs(3), labs(3), llabs(3), math(3)

STANDARDS

The abs() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9899:1999 (``ISO C99'').

BUGS

The absolute value of the most negative integer remains negative. DragonFly 3.7 November 14, 2001 DragonFly 3.7