fmin - Man Page

determine minimum of two floating-point numbers

Library

Math library (libm, -lm)

Synopsis

#include <math.h>

double fmin(double x, double y);
float fminf(float x, float y);
long double fminl(long double x, long double y);

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

fmin(), fminf(), fminl():

    _ISOC99_SOURCE || _POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L

Description

These functions return the lesser value of x and y.

Return Value

These functions return the minimum 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.

Attributes

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

InterfaceAttributeValue
fmin(), fminf(), fminl()Thread safetyMT-Safe

Standards

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

See Also

fdim(3), fmax(3)

Referenced By

fmax(3), MAX(3).

The man pages fminf(3) and fminl(3) are aliases of fmin(3).

2022-10-09 Linux man-pages 6.01