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Bug #63994 assignment in function call argument does not workaround reference limitation
Submitted: 2013-01-15 18:42 UTC Modified: 2013-01-16 01:15 UTC
From: ahmetdevel at umich dot edu Assigned:
Status: Duplicate Package: Compile Warning
PHP Version: 5.4.10 OS: windows8
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2013-01-15 18:42 UTC] ahmetdevel at umich dot edu
Introducing a dummy variable assignment in function arguments where a reference is 
expected should be a reasonable workaround for the limitation that only variables 
can be passed as reference. But, it causes a StrictStandards warning.

Separating it into two statements:
$dummy=0; foo($dummy);

of course works.

Test script:
function foo(&$a){	

Expected result:
No warning.

Actual result:
Strict Standards: Only variables should be passed by reference in .. on line 4


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 [2013-01-15 21:58 UTC] bobwei9 at hotmail dot com
Duplicate of #63862.
 [2013-01-16 01:15 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Duplicate
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