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Bug #68562 bitwise operators in conjunction with strings
Submitted: 2014-12-07 16:12 UTC Modified: 2014-12-07 20:44 UTC
From: rstoll at tutteli dot ch Assigned: stas (profile)
Status: Closed Package: PHP Language Specification
PHP Version: 5.6.3 OS: Windows
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2014-12-07 16:12 UTC] rstoll at tutteli dot ch
The spec is not correct/complete for certain bitwise operations in conjunction with strings. Consider the following:

For instance, the spec does not mention anything about the ~ in conjunction with strings:

The section about bitwise operator mentions that the return type would be int and that the operands would be converted to integers, which is both wrong for strings:



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 [2014-12-07 20:44 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Closed -Assigned To: +Assigned To: stas
 [2014-12-07 20:44 UTC]
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