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Bug #77101 Wrong error message on unexpected token
Submitted: 2018-11-03 17:46 UTC Modified: 2021-02-05 21:44 UTC
From: teo8976 at gmail dot com Assigned: cmb (profile)
Status: Duplicate Package: Scripting Engine problem
PHP Version: 7.3.0RC4 OS: all
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2018-11-03 17:46 UTC] teo8976 at gmail dot com
When a syntax error occurred where an unexpected kind of token is found, if the error message says "Unexpected X, expecting Y", then Y **MUST** be a completely exhaustive list of valid expected kinds of tokens. If there are too many, then just say "Unexpected X", but do not tell me "expecting Y" if Y is not the only valid option.

See example

Test script:

$a = ['foo'=>'bar'];


Expected result:
Either this:

>  syntax error, unexpected ';', expecting '::' (T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM) or ')' or [... add any other valid options]

or this:

> syntax error, unexpected ':', expecting '::' (T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM) or possibly something else.

Actual result:
syntax error, unexpected ';', expecting :: (T_PAAMAYIM_NEKUDOTAYIM)


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 [2018-11-03 20:16 UTC]
-Package: *Compile Issues +Package: Scripting Engine problem
 [2020-11-13 18:50 UTC] php4fan at gmail dot com
 [2021-02-05 21:44 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Duplicate -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cmb
 [2021-02-05 21:44 UTC]
Duplicate of feature request #47883.
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