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Bug #19492 empty() + chop() Function = Parse error
Submitted: 2002-09-19 03:19 UTC Modified: 2002-09-19 03:21 UTC
From: enrico at todo dot de Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Strings related
PHP Version: 4.2.1 OS: FreeBSD
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2002-09-19 03:19 UTC] enrico at todo dot de

the following Code makes a parse error:

$array[0][0] = ' ';

if ( empty( chop($array[0][0]) ) )
echo 'none';

Error Output:
Parse error: parse error, expecting `T_VARIABLE' or `'$'' in /usr/home/enrico/public_html/oscommerce/import_hersteller.php on line 19

I changed my Code to...

if ( chop($array[0][0]) == '' )

and thats ok.



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 [2002-09-19 03:21 UTC]
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