LDIV

Section: POSIX Programmer's Manual (3P)
Updated: 2013
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NAME

ldiv, lldiv --- compute quotient and remainder of a long division  

SYNOPSIS

#include <stdlib.h>

ldiv_t ldiv(long numer, long denom);
lldiv_t lldiv(long long numer, long long denom);
 

DESCRIPTION

The functionality described on this reference page is aligned with the ISO C standard. Any conflict between the requirements described here and the ISO C standard is unintentional. This volume of POSIX.1-2008 defers to the ISO C standard.

These functions shall compute the quotient and remainder of the division of the numerator numer by the denominator denom. If the division is inexact, the resulting quotient is the long integer (for the ldiv() function) or long long integer (for the lldiv() function) of lesser magnitude that is the nearest to the algebraic quotient. If the result cannot be represented, the behavior is undefined; otherwise, quot * denom+rem shall equal numer.  

RETURN VALUE

The ldiv() function shall return a structure of type ldiv_t, comprising both the quotient and the remainder. The structure shall include the following members, in any order:


long   quot;    /* Quotient */
long   rem;     /* Remainder */

The lldiv() function shall return a structure of type lldiv_t, comprising both the quotient and the remainder. The structure shall include the following members, in any order:


long long   quot;    /* Quotient */
long long   rem;     /* Remainder */

 

ERRORS

No errors are defined.

The following sections are informative.  

EXAMPLES

None.  

APPLICATION USAGE

None.  

RATIONALE

None.  

FUTURE DIRECTIONS

None.  

SEE ALSO

div()

The Base Definitions volume of POSIX.1-2008, <stdlib.h>  

COPYRIGHT

Portions of this text are reprinted and reproduced in electronic form from IEEE Std 1003.1, 2013 Edition, Standard for Information Technology -- Portable Operating System Interface (POSIX), The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, Copyright (C) 2013 by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc and The Open Group. (This is POSIX.1-2008 with the 2013 Technical Corrigendum 1 applied.) In the event of any discrepancy between this version and the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard, the original IEEE and The Open Group Standard is the referee document. The original Standard can be obtained online at http://www.unix.org/online.html .

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