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NAMElog1p, log1pf, log1pl - logarithm of 1 plus argument
#include <math.h> double log1p(double x);Link with -lm.
float log1pf(float x);
long double log1pl(long double x);
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
_BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 500 || _ISOC99_SOURCE; or
log1pf(), log1pl(): _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE; or cc -std=c99
DESCRIPTIONlog1p(x) returns a value equivalent to
log (1 + x)It is computed in a way that is accurate even if the value of x is near zero.
RETURN VALUEOn success, these functions return the natural logarithm of (1 + x).
If x is a NaN, a NaN is returned.
If x is positive infinity, positive infinity is returned.
If x is -1, a pole error occurs, and the functions return -HUGE_VAL, -HUGE_VALF, or -HUGE_VALL, respectively.
ERRORSSee math_error(7) for information on how to determine whether an error has occurred when calling these functions.
The following errors can occur:
- Domain error: x is less than -1
- An invalid floating-point exception (FE_INVALID) is raised.
- Pole error: x is -1
- A divide-by-zero floating-point exception (FE_DIVBYZERO) is raised.
CONFORMING TOC99, POSIX.1-2001.
SEE ALSOexp(3), expm1(3), log(3)
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