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Bug #35197 Destructor not called
Submitted: 2005-11-11 21:59 UTC Modified: 2005-11-14 23:00 UTC
From: xmlfrance at gmail dot com Assigned: tony2001 (profile)
Status: Closed Package: DOM XML related
PHP Version: 5.0.5 and 5.1.0RC5-dev OS: Debian GNU/Linux SID
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2005-11-11 21:59 UTC] xmlfrance at gmail dot com
My classes extending DOMDocument don't call the destructor.

Reproduce code:

class Foo extends DOMDocument {
     function __construct() {
     function __destruct() {

$o = new Foo;
/* I've also tried unset($o) */


Expected result:

Actual result:


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 [2005-11-11 22:02 UTC]
Christian, please have a look at it.
 [2005-11-12 09:41 UTC]
Reassigned to myself.
I'll commit the patch ( after the release.
 [2005-11-12 11:34 UTC] xmlfrance at gmail dot com
Is there a correction for PHP 5.0.x ?
I must specify minimal configuration to use my framework.
 [2005-11-14 23:00 UTC]
This bug has been fixed in CVS.

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