On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 3:23 PM, Darryl L. Pierce <mcpierce / gmail.com> wrote:
> On our project, which is primarily written in C++, I have the above
> problem in our Ruby bindings. We generate a simple Ruby API using SWIG
> [1] and I maintain a more Ruby-like layer on top of that.
>
> One of our APIs, in C++, expects to take in a uint8_t type as an
> argument. In the Ruby code I'm not sure what type should be passed in. A
> Fixnum results in $SUBJECT (the value I used was 7) and I'm not sure how
> to force the value to be something only 8 bits in length.
>
> Any suggestions?

There are some macros and functions for conversion, IIRC in ruby.h.

Kind regards

robert

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