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Bug #77538 Including empty file results in stopping of script
Submitted: 2019-01-29 09:23 UTC Modified: -
Avg. Score:3.0 ± 0.0
Reproduced:0 of 0 (0.0%)
From: bugs dot php dot net at sjappa dot nl Assigned:
Status: Open Package: *General Issues
PHP Version: 7.2.14 OS: Ubuntu 16.04.5 LTS
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2019-01-29 09:23 UTC] bugs dot php dot net at sjappa dot nl
When I include a file, with only the php's start-tag, nothing more, just '<?php', my script stops...

Test script:
File A:


print "Foo";
include "file B.php";
print "Bar";

File B:


Expected result:
When I include the empty file B in my file A, with a print before and after, I would expect the output to look like:


Actual result:
Instead, the empty php-file won't be handled as php-file, but it will stop my script (file A) from executing, outputting only:



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