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Bug #67779 Program Startup and superglobals
Submitted: 2014-08-05 17:07 UTC Modified: 2014-08-18 08:16 UTC
From: Assigned: stas (profile)
Status: Closed Package: PHP Language Specification
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2014-08-05 17:07 UTC]

This makes no mention about how various super-globals like $_SERVER and $_GET and $_POST can be setup by whatever mechanism invokes the initial script. This isn't important in the command-line script use case, but it is in the web request use case. 


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 [2014-08-18 08:16 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Closed -Assigned To: +Assigned To: stas
 [2014-08-18 08:16 UTC]
The fix for this bug has been committed.

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I think they are described here:

That should be enough, more details would depend a lot on the specific implementation (e.g. SAPI, server type, etc.) so we may not want to go deeper.
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