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nan(3m) [sunos man page]

nan(3M) 						  Mathematical Library Functions						   nan(3M)

NAME
nan, nanf, nanl - return quiet NaN SYNOPSIS
cc [ flag... ] file... -lm [ library... ] #include <math.h> double nan(const char *tagp); float nanf(const char *tagp); long double nanl(const char *tagp); DESCRIPTION
The function call nan("n-char-sequence") is equivalent to: strtod("NAN(n-char-sequence)", (char **) NULL); The function call nan(" ") is equivalent to: strtod("NAN()", (char **) NULL) If tagp does not point to an n-char sequence or an empty string, the function call is equivalent to: strtod("NAN", (char **) NULL) Function calls to nanf() and nanl() are equivalent to the corresponding function calls to strtof() and strtold(). See strtod(3C). RETURN VALUES
These functions return a quiet NaN. ERRORS
No errors are defined. ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Interface Stability |Standard | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |MT-Level |MT-Safe | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
math.h(3HEAD), strtod(3C), attributes(5), standards(5) SunOS 5.10 1 Sep 2002 nan(3M)

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NAN(P)							     POSIX Programmer's Manual							    NAN(P)

NAME
nan, nanf, nanl - return quiet NaN SYNOPSIS
#include <math.h> double nan(const char *tagp); float nanf(const char *tagp); long double nanl(const char *tagp); DESCRIPTION
The function call nan("n-char-sequence") shall be equivalent to: strtod("NAN(n-char-sequence)", (char **) NULL); The function call nan("") shall be equivalent to: strtod("NAN()", (char **) NULL) If tagp does not point to an n- char sequence or an empty string, the function call shall be equivalent to: strtod("NAN", (char **) NULL) Function calls to nanf() and nanl() are equivalent to the corresponding function calls to strtof() and strtold(). RETURN VALUE
These functions shall return a quiet NaN, if available, with content indicated through tagp. If the implementation does not support quiet NaNs, these functions shall return zero. ERRORS
No errors are defined. The following sections are informative. EXAMPLES
None. APPLICATION USAGE
None. RATIONALE
None. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
None. SEE ALSO
strtod() , strtold() , the Base Definitions volume of IEEE Std 1003.1-2001, <math.h> COPYRIGHT
Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2003 Edition, Standard for Information Technol- ogy -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 6, Copyright (C) 2001-2003 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.opengroup.org/unix/online.html . IEEE
/The Open Group 2003 NAN(P)

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