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Bug #25900 DomDocument->get_elements_by_tagname('tagName') doesn't find elements
Submitted: 2003-10-18 10:52 UTC Modified: 2003-10-20 11:42 UTC
From: Martin dot Honnen at arcor dot de Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: DOM XML related
PHP Version: 4.3.3 OS: Windows XP
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2003-10-18 10:52 UTC] Martin dot Honnen at arcor dot de
Testing with PHP 4.3.3 on Windows and DOMXML setup as

DOM/XML 	enabled
DOM/XML API Version 	20020815
libxml Version 	20507
HTML Support 	enabled
XPath Support 	enabled
XPointer Support 	enabled
DOM/XSLT 	enabled
libxslt Version 	1.0.30
libxslt compiled against libxml Version 	2.5.7

I encounter a problem with get_elements_by_tagname called on the document node, it doesn't find elements in the document.
Example XML document is at
a test PHP program demonstrating the problem is at

Reproduce code:

Expected result:
The test program calls get_elements_by_tagname on the document node and calls the method again on the documentElement node, both calls should find the same elements (and number of elements, in the example one element).

Actual result:
get_elements_by_tagname called on the document node doesn't find any elements while the method called on the documentElement node finds one element.


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 [2003-10-20 11:42 UTC]
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