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Manual Pages  — LABS

NAME

labs – return the absolute value of a long integer

CONTENTS

LIBRARY

Standard C Library (libc, -lc)

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdlib.h>

long
labs(long j);

DESCRIPTION

The labs() function returns the absolute value of the long integer j.

SEE ALSO

abs(3), cabs(3), floor(3), imaxabs(3), llabs(3), math(3)

STANDARDS

The labs() function conforms to ISO/IEC 9899:1990 ("ISO C90").

BUGS

The absolute value of the most negative integer remains negative.

LABS (3) November 14, 2001

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