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Request #65479 Accessing key -1 should return last value of array
Submitted: 2013-08-19 18:33 UTC Modified: 2013-08-19 19:01 UTC
From: jordandoyle133 at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Wont fix Package: Arrays related
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: All
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2013-08-19 18:33 UTC] jordandoyle133 at gmail dot com
Description:
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Accessing minus keys should start from the end of the array much like the behavior 
in Perl or Python 

Test script:
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<?php
echo [1, 2, 3][-1] . PHP_EOL;
echo [3, 2, 1][-2] . PHP_EOL;
echo ['foo', 'bar'][-1] . PHP_EOL;

Expected result:
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3
2
bar


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 [2013-08-19 19:01 UTC] nikic@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Wont fix
 [2013-08-19 19:01 UTC] nikic@php.net
This is not possible, because -1 is a valid array key. Consider:

    echo [-1 => -1, 0, 1, 2][-1]; // int(-1)
 
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