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Bug #48560 E_STRICT does not report error if booleans or ints are used as arrays
Submitted: 2009-06-15 15:20 UTC Modified: 2015-05-12 21:06 UTC
Avg. Score:3.8 ± 0.9
Reproduced:7 of 7 (100.0%)
Same Version:3 (42.9%)
Same OS:2 (28.6%)
From: mk at gigacodes dot de Assigned: cmb (profile)
Status: Duplicate Package: Scripting Engine problem
PHP Version: 5.*, 6 OS: linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2009-06-15 15:20 UTC] mk at gigacodes dot de
when setting error_reporting to E_ALL|E_STRICT accessing undefined offsets in array $arr is reported. However if $arr is a boolean, int or null there is no error reported

Reproduce code:
error_reporting(E_ALL | E_NOTICE | E_STRICT);

#reports undefined variable
echo $xxx;

#does not report error
$xxx = false;
echo $xxx[1];

#reports undefinied offset
$xxx = array();
echo $xxx[1];

Expected result:
I expect to see 3 errors 

Actual result:
instead i see only 2:
Notice: Undefined variable: xxx
Notice: Undefined offset: 1


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 [2009-06-18 14:59 UTC]
Verified on Darwin9 with 5.3CVS-2009-06-18
 [2009-07-06 18:55 UTC] niczak at gmail dot com
After performing the same tests in the original post I get the same results.  Only 2 errors reported as opposed to the expected 3.  PHP Version 5.2.8 on a Solaris box.
 [2011-01-27 15:03 UTC] bugs dot php dot net at moesen dot nu
Same behaviour on Mac OS X, "PHP 5.3.5 (cli) (built: Jan 24 2011 12:53:02)":

PHP Notice:  Undefined variable: xxx in Command line code on line 4
PHP Notice:  Undefined offset: 1 in Command line code on line 12

Isn't this a dupe of "bug #37676 – using Array access operator [] on boolean variable does not show Notice"?
 [2015-05-12 21:06 UTC]
-Status: Verified +Status: Duplicate -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cmb
 [2015-05-12 21:06 UTC]
Indeed, that is a duplicate of bug #37676, and the same issue has been reported several times since this report (requinix has gathered some of these in bug #65484).
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