fpclassify man page

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fpclassify — classify real floating type

Synopsis

#include <math.h>

int fpclassify(real-floating x);

Description

The functionality described on this reference page is aligned with the ISO C standard. Any conflict between the requirements described here and the ISO C standard is unintentional. This volume of POSIX.1‐2008 defers to the ISO C standard.

The fpclassify() macro shall classify its argument value as NaN, infinite, normal, subnormal, zero, or into another implementation-defined category. First, an argument represented in a format wider than its semantic type is converted to its semantic type. Then classification is based on the type of the argument.

Return Value

The fpclassify() macro shall return the value of the number classification macro appropriate to the value of its argument.

Errors

No errors are defined.

The following sections are informative.

See Also

isfinite(), isinf(), isnan(), isnormal(), signbit()

The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1‐2008, <math.h>

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