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fesettrapenable() — set exception trap enables


#include <fenv.h>

void fesettrapenable(int excepts);


The fesettrapenable() function enables the exception traps indicated by the argument excepts and disables the exception traps not indicated by the argument. The argument can be constructed as a bitwise OR of the exception macros: FE_INEXACT, FE_DIVBYZERO, FE_UNDERFLOW, FE_OVERFLOW, and FE_INVALID. FE_ALL_EXCEPT represents all the exceptions.


To use this function, compile either with the default -Ae option or with the -Aa and -D_HPUX_SOURCE options. Make sure your program includes <fenv.h>.

For HP Integrity servers, specify +Ofenvaccess on the compiler command line or place the call to this function under the effect of an affirmative FENV_ACCESS pragma:


If the FENV_ACCESS pragma is placed outside of any top-level declarations in a file, the pragma will apply to all declarations in the compilation following the pragma until another FENV_ACCESS pragma is encountered or until the end of the file is reached.

If the FENV_ACCESS pragma is placed at the beginning of a block (compound statement), the pragma will apply until another FENV_ACCESS pragma is encountered or until the end of the block is reached.

For PA-RISC, you might need to use the +Onomoveflops compiler option in order to prevent optimizations that can undermine the specified behavior of this function.

Link in the math library by specifying -lm on the compiler or linker command line.

For more information, see the HP-UX floating-point guide for HP Integrity servers at the following site: http://www.hp.com/go/fp.




No errors are defined.


Enable overflow and divide by zero traps and disable the others

#include <fenv.h> /*...*/ fesettrapenable(FE_OVERFLOW | FE_DIVBYZERO);


fesettrapenable() was developed by HP and is not required by any current standard.

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