missing methods in inttypes.h

Eric Blake eblake@redhat.com
Thu Aug 1 19:44:00 GMT 2013

On 08/01/2013 12:03 PM, Joel Sherrill wrote:

> Would a simple #define like this be acceptable?
> #define imaxabs( _j ) (intmax_t) llabs( _j )

No, because POSIX requires these to exist as linkable functions (it
allows macros on top of functions, but the functions must exist).

That, and you didn't parenthesize your proposed macro correctly; it
would need to be ((intmax_t)llabs(_j)).

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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