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-rw-r--r--ext/bigdecimal/lib/bigdecimal/util.rb10
2 files changed, 12 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/ChangeLog b/ChangeLog
index b1b10908a66..b9ff8adf5d7 100644
--- a/ChangeLog
+++ b/ChangeLog
@@ -1,3 +1,8 @@
+Wed Nov 13 19:21:36 2013 Zachary Scott <e@zzak.io>
+
+ * ext/bigdecimal/lib/bigdecimal/util.rb: [DOC] Document the required
+ +precision+ argument for Rational#to_d [Bug #8958]
+
Wed Nov 13 19:02:05 2013 Zachary Scott <e@zzak.io>
* ext/digest/*: [DOC] Fix several typos and broken http links.
diff --git a/ext/bigdecimal/lib/bigdecimal/util.rb b/ext/bigdecimal/lib/bigdecimal/util.rb
index 3673d88cc20..2781150557e 100644
--- a/ext/bigdecimal/lib/bigdecimal/util.rb
+++ b/ext/bigdecimal/lib/bigdecimal/util.rb
@@ -105,10 +105,14 @@ end
class Rational < Numeric
# call-seq:
# r.to_d -> bigdecimal
- # r.to_d(sig) -> bigdecimal
+ # r.to_d(precision) -> bigdecimal
#
- # Converts a Rational to a BigDecimal. Takes an optional parameter +sig+ to
- # limit the amount of significant digits.
+ # Converts a Rational to a BigDecimal.
+ #
+ # The required +precision+ parameter is used to determine the amount of
+ # significant digits for the result. See BigDecimal#div for more information,
+ # as it is used along with the #denominator and the +precision+ for
+ # parameters.
#
# r = (22/7.0).to_r
# # => (7077085128725065/2251799813685248)