double lgamma(double x);
float lgammaf(float x);
long double lgammal(long double x);
double lgamma_r(double x, int *signp);
float lgammaf_r(float x, int *signp);
long double lgammal_r(long double x, int *signp);
extern int signgam;
Link with -lm.
Feature Test Macro Requirements for glibc (see feature_test_macros(7)):
lgamma(): _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE ||
_ISOC99_SOURCE; or cc -std=c99
lgammaf(), lgammal(): _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE ||
_XOPEN_SOURCE >= 600 || _ISOC99_SOURCE; or cc -std=c99
lgamma_r(), lgammaf_r(), lgammal_r(): _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE
signgam: _BSD_SOURCE || _SVID_SOURCE || _XOPEN_SOURCE
For the definition of the Gamma function, see tgamma(3).
The lgamma() function returns the natural logarithm of the absolute
value of the Gamma function. The sign of the Gamma function is
returned in the external integer signgam declared in <math.h>. It is 1
when the Gamma function is positive or zero, -1 when it is negative.
Since using a constant location signgam is not thread-safe, the func-
tions lgamma_r() etc. have been introduced; they return the sign via
the argument signp.
On success, these functions return the natural logarithm of Gamma(x).
If x is a NaN, a NaN is returned.
If x is 1 or 2, +0 is returned.
If x is positive infinity or negative infinity, positive infinity is
If x is a non-positive integer, a pole error occurs, and the functions
return +HUGE_VAL, +HUGE_VALF, or +HUGE_VALL, respectively.
If the result overflows, a range error occurs, and the functions return
HUGE_VAL, HUGE_VALF, or HUGE_VALL, respectively, with the correct math-
errno is set to ERANGE. An overflow floating-point exception
(FE_OVERFLOW) is raised.
The lgamma() functions are specified in C99 and POSIX.1-2001. signgam
is specified in POSIX.1-2001, but not in C99. The lgamma_r() functions
are non-standard, but present on several other systems.
For a pole error, errno is set to EDOM; POSIX.1 says it should be set
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