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Doc Bug #64412 empty array evaluates to true instead of false
Submitted: 2013-03-12 13:23 UTC Modified: 2013-10-15 11:54 UTC
From: confidential99 at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: Arrays related
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2013-03-12 13:23 UTC] confidential99 at gmail dot com
The manual ( states that 
an empty array should evaluate to false. 

When I run the following code, it evaluates to true. I'm filing this under 
documentation bug because I'm not sure if this is intended or not.

Test script:
var_dump((bool) array());


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 [2013-03-12 15:24 UTC]
It should definitely be false. I get false under both PHP 5.3 and 5.4. Which 
version are you on?
 [2013-03-12 15:24 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2013-04-06 21:24 UTC] wim at sitebase dot be
I've tested it with PHP 5.3.10 and it evaluates correctly to false.
 [2013-10-15 11:54 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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