Name

finite, finitef, finitel, isinf, isinff, isinfl, isnan, isnanf, isnanl — BSD floating-point classification functions

Synopsis

#include <math.h>
int finite( double x);
 
int finitef( float x);
 
int finitel( long double x);
 
int isinf( double x);
 
int isinff( float x);
 
int isinfl( long double x);
 
int isnan( double x);
 
int isnanf( float x);
 
int isnanl( long double x);
 
[Note] Note
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
finite(), finitef(), finitel():
/* Glibc since 2.19:
*/ _DEFAULT_SOURCE || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19:
*/ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE
isinf():
_XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE || /* Glibc since 2.19:
*/ _DEFAULT_SOURCE || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19:
*/ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE
isinff(), isinfl():
/* Glibc since 2.19:
*/ _DEFAULT_SOURCE || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19:
*/ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE
isnan():
_XOPEN_SOURCE || _ISOC99_SOURCE || /* Glibc since 2.19:
*/ _DEFAULT_SOURCE || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19:
*/ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE
isnanf(), isnanl():
_XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || /* Glibc since 2.19:
*/ _DEFAULT_SOURCE || /* Glibc versions <= 2.19:
*/ _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE

DESCRIPTION

The finite(), finitef(), and finitel() functions return a nonzero value if x is neither infinite nor a "not-a-number" (NaN) value, and 0 otherwise.

The isnan(), isnanf(), and isnanl() functions return a nonzero value if x is a NaN value, and 0 otherwise.

The isinf(), isinff(), and isinfl() functions return 1 if x is positive infinity, −1 if x is negative infinity, and 0 otherwise.

ATTRIBUTES

For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

Interface Attribute Value

finite(), finitef(), finitel(),

isinf(), isinff(), isinfl(),

isnan(), isnanf(), isnanl()

Thread safety MT-Safe

NOTES

Note that these functions are obsolete. C99 defines macros isfinite(), isinf(), and isnan() (for all types) replacing them. Further note that the C99 isinf() has weaker guarantees on the return value. See fpclassify(3).

SEE ALSO

fpclassify(3)

COLOPHON

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