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Bug #48129 spl_autoload and case sensitive
Submitted: 2009-05-02 06:02 UTC Modified: 2009-05-02 18:34 UTC
Avg. Score:4.8 ± 0.4
Reproduced:36 of 36 (100.0%)
Same Version:11 (30.6%)
Same OS:22 (61.1%)
From: ti dot webdev at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Wont fix Package: SPL related
PHP Version: 5.2.9 OS: *
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2009-05-02 06:02 UTC] ti dot webdev at gmail dot com
spl_autoload function load strtolower($className.$ext) files only

Reproduce code:

Expected result:
Loaded mylowercaseclass.php file
Loaded MyClass.php file

Actual result:
Loaded mylowercaseclass.php file
LogicException: Class MyClass could not be loaded


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 [2009-05-02 16:15 UTC]
spl_autoload first strtolowers the class name before the lookup, so basically if you use spl_autoload("MyClass") it will look for myclass.php.

I'm not sure "fixing it" right now is a good idea since it would break BC.
 [2009-05-02 18:34 UTC]
Breaking BC is not an option. 
 [2011-08-10 01:18 UTC] bram048 at gmail dot com
I would kindly ask the PHP developer team to reconsider this bug. There are enough 
alternatives to fix this behaviour without breaking BC; see bug report #48129.
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