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Bug #77183 $_SERVER is not set in preloaded classes
Submitted: 2018-11-20 15:38 UTC Modified: 2021-09-26 04:22 UTC
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From: benjamin dot morel at gmail dot com Assigned: cmb (profile)
Status: No Feedback Package: opcache
PHP Version: master-Git-2018-11-20 (Git) OS: Fedora 29
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2018-11-20 15:38 UTC] benjamin dot morel at gmail dot com
When using a preloaded class that references $_SERVER, the variable is not set.
When setting auto_globals_jit to Off, it works.

Test script:


header('Content-Type: text/plain');




class Test {
        public static function getServer()
                return $_SERVER;




Expected result:

Actual result:
Notice: Undefined variable: _SERVER in /var/www/html/class.php on line 6


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 [2018-11-21 18:15 UTC]
Works for me.
 [2018-11-22 10:20 UTC] benjamin dot morel at gmail dot com
Weird. I reproduced it again today with the latest master.

Full reproduce steps:

1. Create /var/www/html/index.php as above
2. Create /var/www/html/class.php as above
3. Create /var/www/html/preload.php as above; change the path to an absolute path:
4. Add this line to php.ini: opcache.preload = /var/www/html/preload.php
5. Restart php-fpm
6. Load http://localhost/

You should get the error:
Notice: Undefined variable: _SERVER in /var/www/html/class.php on line 6
 [2018-11-22 13:19 UTC]
> Restart php-fpm

Aha!  I've only tested on CLI; apparently, the issue only affects
some SAPIs.
 [2021-09-14 13:58 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cmb
 [2021-09-14 13:58 UTC]
Is this still unresolved with latest PHP 7.4?  If so, would it
work if included class.php (opcache_compile_file() has known
limitations regarding preloading)?
 [2021-09-26 04:22 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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