Manual Reference Pages  - FMAX (3)

NAME

fmax, fmaxf, fmaxl - determine maximum of two floating-point numbers

CONTENTS

Synopsis
Description
Return Value
Errors
Versions
Colophon

SYNOPSIS

#include <math.h>

double fmax(double x, double y);
float fmaxf(float x, float y);
long double fmaxl(long double x, long double y);

Link with -lm.

Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):

fmax(), fmaxf(), fmaxl():

_XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
or cc -std=c99

DESCRIPTION

These functions return the larger value of x and y.

RETURN VALUE

These functions return the maximum of x and y.

If one argument is a NaN, the other argument is returned.

If both arguments are NaN, a NaN is returned.

ERRORS

No errors occur.

VERSIONS

These functions first appeared in glibc in version 2.1.

CONFORMING TO

C99, POSIX.1-2001.

SEE ALSO

fmin(3)

COLOPHON

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FMAX (3) 2010-09-20
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