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Bug #19102 Crash in a recursive function with a buged return value
Submitted: 2002-08-26 05:31 UTC Modified: 2002-08-26 05:36 UTC
From: jemore at m6net dot fr Assigned:
Status: Wont fix Package: Reproducible crash
PHP Version: 4.2.2 OS: Win32
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2002-08-26 05:31 UTC] jemore at m6net dot fr
  function crashme($val)
  {
    if ($val == 0) return 0;
    return crashme($val--); // here is the bug. Should be $val - 1
  }
  echo crashme(1);

result in a "Unkown software exception" under WinNT.

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 [2002-08-26 05:36 UTC] derick@php.net
We can't prevent all user errors. It was deciced before that this will not be fixed, as it's a huge performance impact and almost impossible to do it correct.
 
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