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Request #65215 SimpleXMLElement could register as implementing Countable
Submitted: 2013-07-07 05:19 UTC Modified: -
Votes:7
Avg. Score:3.9 ± 0.8
Reproduced:6 of 6 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (16.7%)
Same OS:0 (0.0%)
From: ww dot galen at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Open Package: SimpleXML related
PHP Version: 5.5.0 OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2013-07-07 05:19 UTC] ww dot galen at gmail dot com
Description:
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SimpleXMLElement is essentially a Countable (it matches the signature of the 
interface), but doesn't register as implementing it.

The attached (untested) patch should register SimpleXMLElement as a Countable if 
SPL is also being built. It does not cover the case where someone builds SPL as a 
shared extension (does anyone do that?).

Test script:
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<?php
$x = new SimpleXMLElement('<?xml version="1.0"?><a><b/><c/></a>');
var_dump(count($x), $x instanceof Countable);


Expected result:
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int(2)
bool(true)


Actual result:
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int(2)
bool(false)


Patches

simplexml_countable.patch (last revision 2013-07-07 05:24 UTC) by ww dot galen at gmail dot com)

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