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Bug #25140 mb_convert_encoding returns FALSE when it tries to convert empty string ('')
Submitted: 2003-08-18 23:07 UTC Modified: 2003-08-19 03:30 UTC
From: hyamamoto at cybozu dot co dot jp Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: mbstring related
PHP Version: 4.3.3RC4 OS: Linux running on x86
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2003-08-18 23:07 UTC] hyamamoto at cybozu dot co dot jp
mb_convert_encoding returns FALSE instead of expected
empty string when it tries to convert an empty string.

Reproduce code:
var_dump( mb_convert_encoding( '', 'SJIS', 'EUC-JP' ) );

Expected result:
string(0) ""

Actual result:


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 [2003-08-19 03:30 UTC]
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