ATOF(3)             Linux Programmer's Manual             ATOF(3)

NAME
       atof - convert a string to a double.

SYNOPSIS
       #include <stdlib.h>

       double atof(const char *nptr);

DESCRIPTION
       The  atof()  function  converts the initial portion of the
       string pointed to by nptr to double.  The behaviour is the
       same as

              strtod(nptr, (char **)NULL);

       except that atof() does not detect errors.

RETURN VALUE
       The converted value.

CONFORMING TO
       SVID 3, POSIX, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899

SEE ALSO
       atoi(3), atol(3), strtod(3), strtol(3), strtoul(3)

GNU                       March 29, 1993                        1