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Bug #29008 array_combine skips keys of type other than int or string
Submitted: 2004-07-04 10:19 UTC Modified: 2004-07-11 17:24 UTC
From: tomas_matousek at hotmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Arrays related
PHP Version: 5.0.0RC3 OS: WinXP
Private report: No CVE-ID:
 [2004-07-04 10:19 UTC] tomas_matousek at hotmail dot com
The array_combine function skips keys of type other than int or string while operator [] allows one to add also other types (like null,boolean, float). Note, that array_combine converts string keys in exactly the same way as the operator [] does (i.e. "10" -> 10 etc.).

IMHO array_combine should not skip keys with other types than string or int but convert them to a string or an int.
Thus array_combine should behave like [] operator.
Moreover, the PHP_Compat package does it so but there is another bug there: if illegal key is found (e.g. an array) a warning is reported instead of skipping such key (@ is missing there).

Reproduce code:
$a = array("0",0,"-10",-10,null,5.4,array(1,2,3),false);
$b = array(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8);

Expected result:
array(4) {

Actual result:
array(2) {


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 [2004-07-11 17:24 UTC]
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