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Request #65785 mbstring.func_overload should be depreciated.
Submitted: 2013-09-29 13:12 UTC Modified: -
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From: sasezaki at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Open Package: mbstring related
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 [2013-09-29 13:12 UTC] sasezaki at gmail dot com
func_overload ( )
should be depricated.

Nowadays, mbstring.func_overload is often set based on misunderstood. And it 
causes strlen() is not bytesize issue.


This feature is like "register_globals".

Already, I contact to Japanese PHP Developers ML(*1), & mbstring maintainer - 
Rui Hirokawa agreed this feature should be depricated.
And He suggested that I must open bug issue report. 


Test script:
php -d mbstring.func_overload=2 -r "var_dump((int)ini_get('mbstring.func_overload') & 2);

Expected result:
should be raised "PHP Deprecated: mbstring.func_overload is depricated, "  

Actual result:


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