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Bug #16137 ini_set / error_reporting inconsistence
Submitted: 2002-03-18 04:20 UTC Modified: 2002-11-17 17:04 UTC
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Status: Closed Package: PHP options/info functions
PHP Version: 4.3.0-dev OS: All
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2002-03-18 04:20 UTC]
Consider the code below, with error_repoting set to
E_ALL (2047) before the script start:


$prev = error_reporting();
$new = error_reporting();

echo $prev . " -> " . $new;

//ini_set("error_reporting", $new);



This would set the error_reporting to 2046,
as returned and injected to the $new variable.
BUT phpinfo() will present 2047 as the local
value, instead of 2046. If you uncomment the
ini_set() call, you get the correct 2046 in the
phpindo() output. So error_repoting(..) and
ini_set("error_reporting"..) are not the same ;((


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 [2002-03-18 06:29 UTC]
I have not tested this with ini_get, but IMHO

a) error_reporting() should be an alias for


b) error_reporting(E_ALL) should be an alias for
   ini_set("error_reporting", E_ALL)...

 [2002-11-17 17:04 UTC]
This bug has been fixed in CVS.

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