On Tue, Jan 3, 2012 at 4:23 PM, Darryl L. Pierce <mcpierce / gmail.com> wrote:
> 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?

NUM2CHR in ruby.h. I don't think it distinguishes between signed and
unsigned however.

HTH,
Ammar