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Bug #34465 Parser error in strings with -> operator
Submitted: 2005-09-11 18:16 UTC Modified: 2005-09-11 21:07 UTC
From: flatdev at mail dot ru Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: Strings related
PHP Version: 4.4.0 OS: Irrelevant
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2005-09-11 18:16 UTC] flatdev at mail dot ru
"Parser error" generated in dobule quoted strings, when after '->' operator there is double quote char ("). If next char after '->' isn't (") then parse error isn't generated.

Reproduce code:
// 1)
echo "$a->-";
echo "$a-> -";

// 2) 
echo "$a->";

Expected result:
// 1)
ok-> -

// 2)

Actual result:
// 1) (This case works fine)
ok-> -

// 2)
Parse error: parse error, expecting `T_STRING' in ...


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 [2005-09-11 18:40 UTC] flatdev at mail dot ru
"Parser error" generated in dobule quoted strings,
when next char after '->' (eg. "$a->" operator is ['\', '"' or '$']
parse error isn't generated.
 [2005-09-11 21:07 UTC]
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