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Bug #16096 Gettype reports var as string; echo complains as array and it is an array
Submitted: 2002-03-15 07:52 UTC Modified: 2002-06-19 01:00 UTC
Avg. Score:2.7 ± 1.2
Reproduced:1 of 2 (50.0%)
Same Version:0 (0.0%)
Same OS:0 (0.0%)
From: nico at vddi dot co dot za Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: Arrays related
PHP Version: 4.0.6 OS: Linux 2.3 (Suse 7.0)
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-03-15 07:52 UTC] nico at vddi dot co dot za
Below some code.

The array PM_method is setup as a HTML form that is fed to the next stage where $act = 1.

Note that gettype reports it as a string and echo can't print it because it is an array.





if ($act == 1){

echo "Print Vars <p>";

$TT = gettype($var);

while (list($var, $value) = each($HTTP_POST_VARS)) {

$TT = gettype($var);

#echo "TTT $TT XX $var YY $PM_method[2] bb <p>";
echo "Gettype sees \$$var as a $TT<p>";
echo "Echo sees \$$var as an array $PM_method<p>";

echo "POST $var = $value<br>\n";
    		} # end while

} # end if ($act == 1)

if ($act == 0 || empty($act)){


<form action="<?php echo $PHP_SELF ?>" method="post" name="form">

<table><tr><td style="text-align: right;">Bank Transfer:</td><td> <input type="checkbox" name="PM_method[2]" value="2" checked></td>
<td style="text-align: right;">Cash:</td><td> <input type="checkbox" name="PM_method[1]" value="1" checked></td>
<td style="text-align: right;">Cheque:</td><td> <input type="checkbox" name="PM_method[3]" value="3" checked></td>
<td style="text-align: right;">Company Order:</td><td> <input type="checkbox" name="PM_method[10]" value="10" checked></td>

<td style="text-align: right;">Voucher:</td><td> <input type="checkbox" name="PM_method[9]" value="9"></td>
<td style="text-align: right;">American Express:</td><td> <input type="checkbox" name="PM_method[4]" value="4"></td>
<td style="text-align: right;">Diners Club:</td><td> <input type="checkbox" name="PM_method[5]" value="5"></td>
<td style="text-align: right;">Eurocard:</td><td> <input type="checkbox" name="PM_method[8]" value="8"></td>

<td style="text-align: right;">Master Card:</td><td> <input type="checkbox" name="PM_method[7]" value="7"></td>
<td style="text-align: right;">VISA:</td><td> <input type="checkbox" name="PM_method[6]" value="6"></td>

<input type="hidden" name="act" value="1">
<input type="submit" name="Submit" class="button" value="Register Supplier">
<input type="Reset" class="button"></div>


;} # end if ($act == 0 || empty($act)



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 [2002-03-17 12:43 UTC]
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