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Bug #34678 __call(), is_callable() and static methods
Submitted: 2005-09-29 11:57 UTC Modified: 2005-10-03 11:17 UTC
From: bmansion at mamasam dot com Assigned: dmitry (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Class/Object related
PHP Version: 5CVS-2005-10-01 OS: *
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2005-09-29 11:57 UTC] bmansion at mamasam dot com
I think is_callable() should check for existing methods instead of returning true all the time when the class uses overloading. Otherwise it becomes useless.

This is IMO particularly true for static methods checks, since __call is defined as non-static.

Reproduce code:
class A {
	public function __call($m, $a) {

class B extends A {
	public static function foo() {
		echo 'foo';

if (is_callable(array('A', 'foo'))) {
	call_user_func(array('A', 'foo'));

Expected result:
Outputs nothing.

Actual result:
Fatal error: Call to undefined method A::foo()


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 [2005-09-29 13:14 UTC]
Please try using this CVS snapshot:
For Windows:

 [2005-10-01 17:48 UTC] bmansion at mamasam dot com
Same problem with the snapshot.
 [2005-10-02 00:03 UTC]
Dmitry, check this out.
 [2005-10-03 11:17 UTC]
Fixed in CVS HEAD, PHP_5_1 and PHP_5_0.
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