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    Header file

    Hi whats the header file for the function max(int, int) for C. I thought it was cmath.h or math.h but none of them are being shown in linux

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    The max function is defined in <algorithm> for C++, but I don't believe such a (portable) function exists for C. Of course you could always make your own:
    int my_max(int a, int b)
        return (a > b) ? a : b;
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    You've got fmax and fmin, of course, in math.h. Granted those expect floating point.

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