floor, floorf, floorl − largest integral value not greater than argument
float floorf(float x);
long double floorl(long double x);
Link with −lm.
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
_BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE ||
_XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE ||
_POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
or cc -std=c99
These functions return the largest integral value that is not greater than x.
For example, floor(0.5) is 0.0, and floor(−0.5) is −1.0.
These functions return the floor of x.
If x is integral, +0, −0, NaN, or an infinity, x itself is returned.
No errors occur. POSIX.1-2001 documents a range error for overflows, but see NOTES.
For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
C99, POSIX.1-2001. The variant returning double also conforms to SVr4, 4.3BSD, C89.
SUSv2 and POSIX.1-2001 contain text about overflow (which might set errno to ERANGE, or raise an FE_OVERFLOW exception). In practice, the result cannot overflow on any current machine, so this error-handling stuff is just nonsense. (More precisely, overflow can happen only when the maximum value of the exponent is smaller than the number of mantissa bits. For the IEEE-754 standard 32-bit and 64-bit floating-point numbers the maximum value of the exponent is 128 (respectively, 1024), and the number of mantissa bits is 24 (respectively, 53).)
ceil(3), lrint(3), nearbyint(3), rint(3), round(3), trunc(3)
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