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Bug #34560 preg_replace strips double backslashes from second argument
Submitted: 2005-09-20 12:53 UTC Modified: 2005-09-20 13:06 UTC
From: astax dot t at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: PCRE related
PHP Version: 4.4.0 OS: Debian
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2005-09-20 12:53 UTC] astax dot t at gmail dot com
preg_replace strips double backslashes from the second passed argument, but keeps all other backslashes

Reproduce code:
$var = "a\\\\b\\c\\\"";  # this is a string a\\b\c\"
$subj = "this is a {sample} text";
echo preg_replace("/\{sample\}/", $var, $subj);

Expected result:
this is a a\\b\c\" text

Actual result:
this is a a\b\c\" text


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 [2005-09-20 13:06 UTC]
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