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Bug #2158 Memory leak with global statement
Submitted: 1999-08-26 02:34 UTC Modified: 1999-08-26 03:27 UTC
From: christophe dot massiot at mail dot dotcom dot fr Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Scripting Engine problem
PHP Version: 4.0 Latest CVS (26/08/1999) OS: LinuxPPC R5/Linux 2.2.10
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [1999-08-26 02:34 UTC] christophe dot massiot at mail dot dotcom dot fr
The following script :
<?
global $toto;
$foobar = "coin";
?>

produces :

8:31 [webase3:pts/6] salome:~% php html/test.php 
Content-Type: text/html

html/test.php:  Freeing 0x018FE1E8 (5 bytes), allocated in zend_variables.c on line 120<br>

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 [1999-08-26 03:27 UTC] andi at cvs dot php dot net
Fixed in the latest CVS.
BTW, using global in the global scope doesn't really make sense. It's used inside functions to access variables which are in main variable table.
 
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