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Bug #30120 imagettftext() and imagettfbbox() accept too many parameters
Submitted: 2004-09-16 17:09 UTC Modified: 2005-01-14 23:46 UTC
From: vrana@php.net Assigned: pajoye
Status: Closed Package: GD related
PHP Version: 4CVS, 5CVS (2005-01-14) OS: *
Private report: No CVE-ID:
 [2004-09-16 17:09 UTC] vrana@php.net
Description:
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Since PHP 4.3.5 (precisely since patch http://cvs.php.net/diff.php/php-src/ext/gd/gd.c?r1=1.279&r2=1.280&ty=u), these two functions has superfluous optional parameter.


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 [2004-11-28 15:32 UTC] tony2001@php.net
I'm not quite sure I understand what are you talking about, Jakub.
Could you plz explain how Ilia could add parameter while he made it optional?
 [2004-11-28 17:01 UTC] vrana@php.net
Before patch, imagettftext() could be called with 4 parameters. Now it's possible to call it with 4 or 5 parameter but the 5th parameter is superfluous.

The patch was made to allow 5th parameter of imagefttext() be optional but unnecessary side-effect was that 5th parameter of imagettftext() was allowed.
 [2004-11-29 09:26 UTC] pajoye@php.net
As far as I can see, the amount of arguments did not change after this patch.

Even if it did, which side effect are youl talking about?

--Pierre
 [2004-11-29 09:49 UTC] vrana@php.net
imagettftext() can be called with 5 parameters after this patch but the 5th parameter is meaningless. PHP should issue warning "Wrong parameter count" if 5 parameters are passed.

It may be easily overlooked - there are two functions - imageFTtext() and imageTTFtext(). The first should be called with 4 or 5 parameters, the second only with 4.
 [2005-01-14 23:46 UTC] sniper@php.net
This bug has been fixed in CVS.

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