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Request #6240 is_reference()
Submitted: 2000-08-18 12:21 UTC Modified: 2000-09-20 01:39 UTC
From: waldschrott@php.net Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Feature/Change Request
PHP Version: 4.0 Latest CVS (18/08/2000) OS: *
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2000-08-18 12:21 UTC] waldschrott@php.net
for debug only:
This has been discussed before with the result that there is a flag (is_ref I think) indicating that a variable is a reference. Well, there are currently some problems with references and it could be handy to have a function that check whether a variable is a reference.
eg. get_object_vars() then sorting out all references with is_reference() and display their names so that you?re able to kill the circular reference of them before displaying

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 [2000-09-20 01:39 UTC] stas@php.net
As was discussed on the list, is_ref is something very different, and it's not really possible to know if the variable "is reference" or not.
 
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