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Bug #30504 When using a custom error handler, a failed require() produces only E_WARNING
Submitted: 2004-10-21 01:19 UTC Modified: 2004-10-21 09:16 UTC
From: danieltalsky at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Output Control
PHP Version: 5.0.1 OS: FreeBSD
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2004-10-21 01:19 UTC] danieltalsky at gmail dot com
Unexpected behaviors when using a custom error reporting function.

1. a failed require() reports a E_WARNING (instead of the expected E_ERROR) and then uses the default PHP fatal error (it appear TWICE)

3. calling a bogus function like foobar() DOES create a fatal error, but uses the default PHP error output and never reaches my custom handler

Note: This is a CLI script.

Reproduce code:
  function pv_shell_error_logger(
    $errno, $errstr, $errfile, $errline){

    switch ($errno){
      case E_ERROR:
        print ('E_ERROR');

      case E_WARNING:
        print ('E_WARNING');
    return true;

  // set to the user defined error handler

  // Test1 prints 'E_WARNING' but also stops code execution
  require('this should produce a fatal error');

  // Test2 uses PHP's default error handler
  foobar('this should use the custom error handler');

Expected result:
There's two test cases here...

Test1: the require() statement prints out E_WARNING, but stops program execution

Test2: the foobar() function throws a default PHP fatal error and stops program execution

Actual result:
Test1: should print E_ERROR and continue execution unless there is an exit()/die() in the custom handler

Test2: same


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