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Bug #26166 __toString() crash when no values returned
Submitted: 2003-11-07 16:04 UTC Modified: 2003-11-08 09:06 UTC
From: lphuberdeau at phpquebec dot org Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Reproducible crash
PHP Version: 5CVS-2003-11-07 (dev) OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2003-11-07 16:04 UTC] lphuberdeau at phpquebec dot org
It's actually the same bug as before with __get() not returning any value. __toString() simply crashed when you throw an exception inside.

There is an other problem with __toString(). If you call an other __toString() method from an other object to return it, the value is not considered as a string.

The version I tested on is actually the one from yesterday.

Reproduce code:
class Foo
    function __toString()
        return "Hello World!";

class Bar
    private $obj;

    function __construct()
        $this->obj = new Foo();

    function __toString()
        return $this->obj->__toString();

$o = new Bar();
echo $o;


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 [2003-11-08 09:06 UTC]
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