3. Library calls (functions within program libraries)

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FMIN

Section: Linux Programmer's Manual (3)
Updated: 2015-04-19
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NAME

fmin, fminf, fminl - determine minimum of two floating-point numbers  

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);

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
 

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
 

CONFORMING TO

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.  

SEE ALSO

fmax(3)  

COLOPHON

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Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
RETURN VALUE
ERRORS
VERSIONS
ATTRIBUTES
CONFORMING TO
SEE ALSO
COLOPHON

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