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--- return absolute value
intmax_t imaxabs(intmax_t j);
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function shall compute the absolute value of an integer
If the result cannot be represented, the behavior is undefined.
function shall return the absolute value.
No errors are defined.
The following sections are informative.
The absolute value of the most negative number cannot be represented in
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