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NAMEfmin, fminf, fminl - determine minimum of two floating-point numbers
double fmin(double x, double y);
float fminf(float x, float y);
long double fminl(long double x, long double y);
Link with -lm.
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
fmin(), fminf(), fminl():
_XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE ||
_POSIX_C_SOURCE >= 200112L;
or cc -std=c99
DESCRIPTIONThese functions return the lesser value of x and y.
RETURN VALUEThese functions return the minimum of x and y.
If one argument is a NaN, the other argument is returned.
ERRORSNo errors occur.
VERSIONSThese functions first appeared in glibc in version 2.1.
ATTRIBUTESFor an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).
|fmin(), fminf(), fminl()||Thread safety||MT-Safe|
CONFORMING TOC99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.
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