cpow, cpowf, cpowl — complex power function


#include <complex.h>

double complex cpow(double complex x, complex double z);
float complex cpowf(float complex x, complex float z);
long double complex cpowl(long double complex x,
                          complex long double z);

Link with -lm.


These functions calculate x raised to the power z (with a branch cut for x along the negative real axis.)


These functions first appeared in glibc in version 2.1.


For an explanation of the terms used in this section, see attributes(7).

Interface Attribute Value
cpow(), cpowf(), cpowl() Thread safety MT-Safe

Conforming to

C99, POSIX.1-2001, POSIX.1-2008.

See Also

cabs(3), pow(3), complex(7)


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Referenced By

cexp(3), complex(7), pow(3).

The man pages cpowf(3) and cpowl(3) are aliases of cpow(3).

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