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Bug #62204 Final keyword not enforced for methods from traits
Submitted: 2012-06-01 07:53 UTC Modified: 2017-10-24 07:04 UTC
Avg. Score:4.0 ± 1.0
Reproduced:5 of 5 (100.0%)
Same Version:2 (40.0%)
Same OS:2 (40.0%)
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Status: Open Package: Scripting Engine problem
PHP Version: 5.4Git-2012-06-01 (Git) OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2012-06-01 07:53 UTC]
Reported by Scott MacVicar on the mailing list (May 4th).
Added here to not forget about it.

> On 04 May 2012, at 20:30, Scott MacVicar wrote:
> This caused a few bugs for us / confusion. The final keyword is accepted 
inside a trait but it the class also 
defines a method without the final keyword this takes precedence.
> Two solutions:
> Enforce final when a trait defines -
> Prohibit final form being used in a trait -
> I'm for the first solution here
> - S


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 [2012-06-03 17:21 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Assigned -Package: *Compile Issues +Package: Scripting Engine problem -Assigned To: +Assigned To: gron
 [2013-03-19 12:30 UTC] wolters dot fl at gmail dot com
This bug still exists in PHP version 5.4.13. I've created a simple example at to reproduce the behaviour described in the bug report.

IMHO the "final" keyword MUST be enforced when used in a trait.
 [2013-06-03 12:28 UTC] alasdair at softhome dot net
Still exists in PHP 5.4.4-14 on Debian Wheezy.
 [2017-10-24 07:04 UTC]
-Status: Assigned +Status: Open -Assigned To: gron +Assigned To:
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