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Bug #42025 strpos(); if $needle = '::', can't find string
Submitted: 2007-07-18 09:01 UTC Modified: 2007-07-26 01:00 UTC
Votes:2
Avg. Score:4.5 ± 0.5
Reproduced:2 of 2 (100.0%)
Same Version:2 (100.0%)
Same OS:2 (100.0%)
From: xatyonline at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: Strings related
PHP Version: 5.2.3 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2007-07-18 09:01 UTC] xatyonline at gmail dot com
Description:
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strpos($str, $needles, $offset);

if $str haves ':',
if $needles have ':',
then $offset does not have mean.


Reproduce code:
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$str = "::soon::::soon::::soon::";
for($i=0; $i<3; $i++)
{
	echo(strpos($str, "::soon::", $i).' ');
}

Expected result:
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Normal
--------------------------------------
0 8 16


result
----------------------------------------
0 8 8


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 [2007-07-18 09:10 UTC] jani@php.net
The expected result is 0 8 8 for your code, so what is the problem?
 [2007-07-24 10:23 UTC] jen dot bell at gmail dot com
The offset parameter of strpos is not 'how many matches to skip', it's the character index to start searching from. This should be marked as bogus.
 [2007-07-26 01:00 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
No feedback was provided for this bug for over a week, so it is
being suspended automatically. If you are able to provide the
information that was originally requested, please do so and change
the status of the bug back to "Open".
 
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