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LABS(3)                     BSD Programmer's Manual                    LABS(3)

NAME
     labs - return the absolute value of a long integer

SYNOPSIS
     #include <&lt;stdlib.h>&gt;

     long
     labs(long j);

DESCRIPTION
     The labs() function returns the absolute value of the long integer j.

SEE ALSO
     abs(3),  floor(3),  cabs(3),  math(3)

STANDARDS
     The labs() function conforms to ANSI C X3.159-1989 (``ANSI C '').

BUGS
     The absolute value of the most negative integer remains negative.

4.4BSD                           June 4, 1993                                1