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Request #71031 Ability to use return value when instantiating
Submitted: 2015-12-04 19:04 UTC Modified: 2017-08-05 04:46 UTC
From: love at sickpeople dot se Assigned:
Status: Suspended Package: Scripting Engine problem
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 [2015-12-04 19:04 UTC] love at sickpeople dot se
Description:
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Along the lines of using foo ()['bar'] etc - it would be handy to use the return value of a function when instantiating a class. Please see test script.

Test script:
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class A {}

$a = new A ();

$b = new get_class ($a) ();


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 [2015-12-06 21:56 UTC] stas@php.net
-Type: Bug +Type: Feature/Change Request -Package: PHP Language Specification +Package: Scripting Engine problem
 [2017-08-05 04:46 UTC] stas@php.net
-Status: Open +Status: Suspended
 [2017-08-05 04:46 UTC] stas@php.net
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