FMAX(3) Linux Programmer s Manual FMAX(3)

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

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; 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)

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2008-08-11 FMAX(3)