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--- save current floating-point environment
int feholdexcept(fenv_t *envp);
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function shall save the current floating-point environment in the
object pointed to by
clear the floating-point status flags, and then install a non-stop
(continue on floating-point exceptions) mode, if available, for all
function shall return zero if and only if non-stop floating-point
exception handling was successfully installed.
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
function should be effective on typical IEC 60559:1989 standard implementations which
have the default non-stop mode and at least one other mode for trap
handling or aborting. If the implementation provides only the non-stop
mode, then installing the non-stop mode is trivial.
The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2017,
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