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32.\" @(#)labs.3 8.1 (Berkeley) 6/4/93
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5d0641a4 36.Dd November 14, 2001
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37.Dt LABS 3
38.Os
39.Sh NAME
40.Nm labs
41.Nd return the absolute value of a long integer
42.Sh LIBRARY
43.Lb libc
44.Sh SYNOPSIS
45.In stdlib.h
46.Ft long
47.Fn labs "long j"
48.Sh DESCRIPTION
49The
50.Fn labs
51function
52returns the absolute value of the long integer
5d0641a4 53.Fa j .
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54.Sh SEE ALSO
55.Xr abs 3 ,
56.Xr cabs 3 ,
57.Xr floor 3 ,
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58.Xr imaxabs 3 ,
59.Xr llabs 3 ,
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60.Xr math 3
61.Sh STANDARDS
62The
63.Fn labs
64function
65conforms to
66.St -isoC .
67.Sh BUGS
68The absolute value of the most negative integer remains negative.