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labs(3)                  BSD Library Functions Manual                  labs(3)


NAME

     labs -- return the absolute value of a long integer


LIBRARY

     Standard C Library (libc, -lc)


SYNOPSIS

     #include <stdlib.h>

     long
     labs(long i);


DESCRIPTION

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


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.

BSD                            November 14, 2001                           BSD

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