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Bug #73738 json_encode Digital precision problems
Submitted: 2016-12-14 14:07 UTC Modified: 2017-02-12 04:22 UTC
Avg. Score:4.4 ± 1.2
Reproduced:11 of 13 (84.6%)
Same Version:10 (90.9%)
Same OS:10 (90.9%)
From: chenjiablog at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: No Feedback Package: json (PECL)
PHP Version: 7.1.0 OS: all
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2016-12-14 14:07 UTC] chenjiablog at gmail dot com
When using this function to deal with an array containing decimal, there will be precision problems.

Test script:
$array['a'] = "as";
$array['b'] = 1;
$array['c'] = 1.13;
$array['d'] = 10.08;
echo json_encode($array);

Expected result:

Actual result:


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 [2017-01-30 16:42 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback
 [2017-01-30 16:42 UTC]
this issue cannot be reproduced with your test script, see <>
 [2017-02-01 06:03 UTC] sergey at lutskanu dot ru, I confirm that this problem exists and reproduced both in 7.1.0 and 7.1.1.
About your example I think it can be specific behaviour on

To reproduce issue you can try it from CLI for example:

# cat test.php
$array['a'] = "as";
$array['b'] = 1;
$array['c'] = 1.13;
$array['d'] = 10.08;
echo json_encode($array);

# php -v
PHP 7.1.1 (cli) (built: Jan 18 2017 11:37:34) ( NTS )
Copyright (c) 1997-2017 The PHP Group
Zend Engine v3.1.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Zend Technologies
    with Zend OPcache v7.1.1, Copyright (c) 1999-2017, by Zend Technologies

# php test.php
 [2017-02-12 04:22 UTC] pecl-dev at lists dot php dot net
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