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Bug #77326 ReflectionClass::getReflectionConstant() returns false instead of exception
Submitted: 2018-12-20 13:52 UTC Modified: 2018-12-20 23:37 UTC
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From: me at vasekpurchart dot cz Assigned:
Status: Open Package: Reflection related
PHP Version: 7.2 OS:
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 [2018-12-20 13:52 UTC] me at vasekpurchart dot cz
Description:
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ReflectionClass::getReflectionConstant() returns false when constant is not found. This is unexpected because all other methods like getMethod() or getProperty() which have equivalent signatures and fuction throw a ReflectionException.

The return value is also not documented.

Test script:
---------------
```
<?php

class Foo {}

$barClassReflection = new ReflectionClass(Foo::class);
var_dump($barClassReflection->getReflectionConstant('XXX'));
```

https://3v4l.org/k09Q8

Expected result:
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Throw exception like the other methods on ReflectionClass to behave consistently and document this behavior.


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 [2018-12-20 23:37 UTC] cmb@php.net
-PHP Version: 7.3.0 +PHP Version: 7.2
 [2018-12-27 03:24 UTC]
The following pull request has been associated:

Patch Name: Fixed bug #77326 (ReflectionClass::getReflectionConstant() returns false instead of exception)
On GitHub:  https://github.com/php/php-src/pull/3721
Patch:      https://github.com/php/php-src/pull/3721.patch
 
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