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Bug #35022 key() malfunctions on references
Submitted: 2005-10-30 12:36 UTC Modified: 2005-10-30 19:04 UTC
From: stas at zend dot com Assigned: iliaa (profile)
Status: Closed Package: Scripting Engine problem
PHP Version: 5CVS-2005-10-30 (CVS) OS: *
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2005-10-30 12:36 UTC] stas at zend dot com
Consider the code below:

it does not produce correct results on 4.4, 5.1 head, but worked in some 5.0 versions due to the fact that key() is defined as by-ref function in 5.0. 

Reproduce code:
$state = array("one" => 1, "two" => 2, "three" => 3);
function foo( &$state ) {
    $contentDict = end( $state );
    for ( $contentDict = end( $state ); $contentDict !== false; $contentDict = prev( $state ) ) {
        echo key($state)."\n";

Expected result:
three two one

Actual result:
one one one


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 [2005-10-30 12:38 UTC]
this seems to be due to recent change by iliaa:

and due to the following things:

1. key() is now declared as by-value function, so it takes argument via SEND_VAR
2. SEND_VAR separates references
3. separating uses zend_hash_copy
4. zend_hash_copy resets internal pointer

 [2005-10-30 19:04 UTC]
This bug has been fixed in CVS.

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