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floor, floorf, floorl - floor function

#include <math.h>

double floor(doublex);

float floorf(floatx);

long double floorl(long doublex);

These functions shall compute the largest integral value not greater than

x.An application wishing to check for error situations should set

errnoto zero and callfeclearexcept(FE_ALL_EXCEPT) before calling these functions. On return, iferrnois non-zero orfetestexcept(FE_INVALID | FE_DIVBYZERO | FE_OVERFLOW | FE_UNDERFLOW) is non-zero, an error has occurred.

Upon successful completion, these functions shall return the largest integral value not greater than

x, expressed as adouble,float, orlong double, as appropriate for the return type of the function.If

xis NaN, a NaN shall be returned.If

xis ±0 or ±Inf,xshall be returned.If the correct value would cause overflow, a range error shall occur and

floor(),floorf(), andfloorl() shall return the value of the macro -HUGE_VAL, -HUGE_VALF, and -HUGE_VALL, respectively.

These functions shall fail if:

If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERRNO) is non-zero, then

Range Error The result would cause an overflow. errnoshall be set to [ERANGE]. If the integer expression (math_errhandling & MATH_ERREXCEPT) is non-zero, then the overflow floating-point exception shall be raised.

The following sections are informative.

None.

The integral value returned by these functions might not be expressible as an

intorlong. The return value should be tested before assigning it to an integer type to avoid the undefined results of an integer overflow.The

floor() function can only overflow when the floating-point representation has DBL_MANT_DIG > DBL_MAX_EXP.On error, the expressions (math_errhandling & MATH_ERRNO) and (math_errhandling & MATH_ERREXCEPT) are independent of each other, but at least one of them must be non-zero.

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ceil() ,feclearexcept() ,fetestexcept() ,isnan() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, Section 4.18, Treatment of Error Conditions for Mathematical Functions,<math.h>

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 .

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FLOOR (P) | 2003 |