Convert u64 to i64

I found some stack overflows for u64 -> usize but nothing for u64 -> i64 besides this crate maybe:

This seems to work:

let num: u64 = 17;

num as i64;

For unconditional, possibly overflowing conversion, you can use as, as in the_u64_value as i64. For gracefully handling errors, as opposed to ignoring them, you can use TryFrom or TryInto, e.g. i64::try_from(the_u64_value).


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