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Request #48842 Add class_is_instantiable/class_is_abstract functions
Submitted: 2009-07-07 22:33 UTC Modified: 2018-06-24 04:22 UTC
Avg. Score:3.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:0 of 0 (0.0%)
From: eitan at mosenkis dot net Assigned: cmb (profile)
Status: No Feedback Package: Class/Object related
PHP Version: 5.2.10 OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2009-07-07 22:33 UTC] eitan at mosenkis dot net
It would be rather useful to have functions to check if a class is abstract/instantiable, given that the only way right now is through ReflectionClass since just trying to instantiate it causes a fatal error which can't be caught.  The usage case is when you use get_declared_classes() to iterate through all available classes and want to instantiate some or all of them, but want to avoid those that will kill your script when you try.


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 [2011-01-23 21:06 UTC]
-Package: Feature/Change Request +Package: Class/Object related
 [2018-03-09 12:01 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cmb
 [2018-03-09 12:01 UTC]
What's wrong with

  (new ReflectionClass($classname))->isAbstract()
 [2018-06-24 04:22 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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