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Bug #72240 self in anonymous function indicates inherited class
Submitted: 2016-05-19 02:52 UTC Modified: 2016-05-19 03:07 UTC
From: dqneoo at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Duplicate Package: *General Issues
PHP Version: 5.6.21 OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2016-05-19 02:52 UTC] dqneoo at gmail dot com
"self" in anonymous function indicates child class, behaving the same way as "static"

Test script:
class A
    public static function func()
        return function ()  {
            return new self();

class B extends A {}

$b = B::func();
echo get_class($b());

Expected result:

Actual result:


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 [2016-05-19 03:07 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Duplicate
 [2016-05-19 03:07 UTC]
Duplicate of bug #69568 which apparently says this could only be fixed for PHP 7.
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