3.3.5 Functions for handling rounding modes

The fegetround() and fesetround functions let you get and set the current rounding mode.


The following functionality requires you to select a floating-point model that supports exceptions, such as --fpmode=ieee_full or --fpmode=ieee_fixed.

C99 defines these functions as follows:

int fegetround(void);

int fesetround(int round);

The fegetround() function returns the current rounding mode. The current rounding mode has a value equal to one of the C99 rounding mode macros or exceptions.

The fesetround() function sets the current rounding mode to the value provided. fesetround() returns zero for success, or nonzero if its argument is not a valid rounding mode.

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