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Bug #28005 use of per class constants
Submitted: 2004-04-15 07:28 UTC Modified: 2004-04-15 10:01 UTC
From: e dot vandeoudeweetering at marcanti dot esprit-sg dot Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Class/Object related
PHP Version: 5.0.0RC1 OS: windows2000 (5.00.2195) sp4
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2004-04-15 07:28 UTC] e dot vandeoudeweetering at marcanti dot esprit-sg dot
Description:
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This bug is related to: Bug #27523

It is not possible to use a class constant, without a reference to its OWN class!

see reproduce code:

Another problem is that the function returns the name of the constant instead of it's value!

Reproduce code:
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<?php

class Test {
  const TEMP = "hi";
	
  function printConst() {
    print "const Test::TEMP = " . Test::TEMP . "\n"; //works!
    print "const TEMP       = " . TEMP . "\n"; //produces notice
  }
}

$t = new Test();
$t -> printConst();

?>

Expected result:
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The following output should be printed:

const Test::TEMP = hi
const TEMP       = hi

Actual result:
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const Test::TEMP = hi
PHP Notice:  Use of undefined constant TEMP - assumed 'TEMP' in C:\Temp\test.php on line 8
const TEMP       = TEMP

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