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Bug #26121 Object defined before object - error
Submitted: 2003-11-04 14:16 UTC Modified: 2003-11-18 15:33 UTC
From: closer at netnitco dot net Assigned:
Status: Wont fix Package: Scripting Engine problem
PHP Version: 5.0.0b2 (beta2) OS: Redhat Linux 9.0 / Apache 2.0.46
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2003-11-04 14:16 UTC] closer at netnitco dot net
Description:
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With PHP 4 you could create the object variable before the actual object was defined. This doesnt seem to be true in 5. If you move lines 2 and 3 of the code to the bottom the script oes work, but this does break backward compatibility.

Reproduce code:
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<?php
$new_obj = new new_class;
$new_obj->hello ();

class new_class
	{
	function hello ()
		{
		echo "Hello";
		}
	}
?>

Expected result:
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Hello

Actual result:
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Fatal error: Class 'new_class' not found in /usr/local/apache2/htdocs/scripts/class_test.php on line 2

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 [2003-11-18 15:33 UTC] sniper@php.net
This is expected and correct behaviour.

 
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