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Request #48391 strpos accepting arrays
Submitted: 2009-05-26 00:00 UTC Modified: 2014-12-30 10:41 UTC
Avg. Score:3.0 ± 2.0
Reproduced:2 of 2 (100.0%)
Same Version:2 (100.0%)
Same OS:1 (50.0%)
From: anon at example dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: *General Issues
PHP Version: 5.2.9 OS:
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 [2009-05-26 00:00 UTC] anon at example dot com
I think strpos would be greatly improved if the needle could be an 
array - much like preg_match, but without needing the complication of 

The only way around this atm is a foreach loop.

Reproduce code:
Code 1 - currently

foreach(array('searchterm1', 'searchterm2') as $needle)
    if(strpos($haystack, $needle) !== FALSE)
        return strpos($haystack, $needle);

Code 2 - why isn't this allowed?

strpos($haystack, array('searchterm1', 'searchterm2'))


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 [2014-04-16 19:03 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback -Package: Feature/Change Request +Package: *General Issues
 [2014-04-16 19:04 UTC]
> Code 2 - why isn't this allowed?

It is strictly less useful than the first. 

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 [2014-12-30 10:41 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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