ID: 26174
Updated by: [email]alan_kphp.net[/email]
Reported By: myle34 at hotmail dot com
-Status: Open
+Status: Bogus
Bug Type: Variables related
Operating System: Windows XP Home
PHP Version: 5.0.0b2 (beta2)
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when you include a file within a function/method , the global code is
in the function/method scope.

therefore $foo is in the function scope... (not global)..

functions/classes/methods you define in there however are defined
globaly..


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[2003-11-08 02:30:56] myle34 at hotmail dot com

Description:
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This is related to Bug #26173 ([url]http://bugs.php.net/bug.php?id=26173[/url])
but the reproduce code was wrong.

I am using Windows XP Home and Apache 2.0.47 with PHP beta 2.

This bug is related to function/class/global scopes.

Note that if you merge foo.php and bar.php (foo.php and right after
that bar.php) (ie. without the include_once), this will work as
expected!

I haven't tested this with include but I suspect it would have the same
problem.

Reproduce code:
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// foo.php
<?php
class TestOne {
function __construct() { include_once 'bar.php'; }
}
$TestOne = new TestOne();
?>

// bar.php
<?php
// uncommenting this makes it work
// global $foo;
$foo = 'bar';
// uncommenting this does nothing
// global $foo;
function TestTwo() {
global $foo; echo $foo;
}
Tesl'><();
?>

Expected result:
----------------
bar

Actual result:
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No output


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