LABS

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
CONFORMING TO
NOTES
SEE ALSO

NAME

labs − computes the absolute value of a long integer.

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdlib.h>

long int labs(long int j);

DESCRIPTION

The labs() function computes the absolute value of the long integer argument j.

RETURN VALUE

Returns the absolute value of the long integer argument.

CONFORMING TO

SVID 3, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899

NOTES

Trying to take the absolute value of the most negative integer is not defined.

SEE ALSO

abs(3), ceil(3), floor(3), fabs(3), rint(3)