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Bug #77515 A generator is closed by making a call to Generator::valid
Submitted: 2019-01-24 12:57 UTC Modified: -
Avg. Score:3.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:0 of 0 (0.0%)
From: knyjoh at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Open Package: *General Issues
PHP Version: 7.3.1 OS:
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2019-01-24 12:57 UTC] knyjoh at gmail dot com
A generator is closed by making a call to Generator::valid

It is not the expected behavior that a call to valid() will actually change a state. If it is considered a correct behavior it should be documented.
Note that the same problem exists with the current() function.

In example 1 it is clear that when reaching the loop the generator is not closed, because the loop does not fail. Traversing a closed generator is not allowed and would throw an exception, which means that the generator must be open at this stage.

In example 2 however, when reaching the loop an exception is thrown "Cannot traverse an already closed generator". The generator has therefore been closed by the call to valid().

Test script:
1. <?php
3. function generator() {
4.   if (false) {
5.     yield 1; // Force generator
6.   }
7. }
9. // Example 1
10. $values = generator();
11. foreach ($values as $value) {} // This is ok
13. // Example 2
14. $values = generator();
15. $values->valid();
16. foreach ($values as $value) {} // This is not ok

Actual result:
Fatal error: Uncaught Exception: Cannot traverse an already closed generator in /in/ab0KK:16
Stack trace:
#0 {main}
  thrown in /in/ab0KK on line 16


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