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Doc Bug #77236 Many reflection functions are undocumented
Submitted: 2018-12-04 06:34 UTC Modified: 2021-11-11 11:24 UTC
Avg. Score:3.8 ± 1.3
Reproduced:2 of 2 (100.0%)
Same Version:1 (50.0%)
Same OS:1 (50.0%)
From: rulatir at wp dot pl Assigned:
Status: Verified Package: Reflection related
PHP Version: Irrelevant OS: N/A
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2018-12-04 06:34 UTC] rulatir at wp dot pl
For WAY too many YEARS now, the documentation of many methods of many reflection classes contains this notice:

"Warning This function is currently not documented; only its argument list is available."

This is completely unacceptable. Bug #41574 is 11 years old, it has seen no activity other than a reply from someone to the effect of "we are working on it" (which turned out to be a LIE), and has been closed as "not a bug". I am creating this report on the technicality that #41574 refers specifically to the \Reflector class while the issue also pertains to many other reflection classes.


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 [2019-01-01 21:18 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Verified -Package: Documentation problem +Package: Reflection related -Operating System: any +Operating System: N/A -PHP Version: 7.2.12 +PHP Version: Irrelevant
 [2019-01-01 21:18 UTC]
I'm not the most versed person with the Reflection API.
However, if you have any knowledge you can always document the functions/classes
using the online PHP documentation editor at and submit a (or multiple) patches.
 [2021-11-11 11:24 UTC]
To my knowledge, the online editor is no longer accessible without account, but PRs[1] are welcome!

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