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Bug #80525 "Too few arguments ... exactly N expected" when using splat/scatter operator
Submitted: 2020-12-16 10:09 UTC Modified: 2021-07-14 12:05 UTC
From: asmqb7 at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Verified Package: Scripting Engine problem
PHP Version: 8.0.0 OS: Linux
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2020-12-16 10:09 UTC] asmqb7 at gmail dot com
Description:
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Just a small nitpick about PHP's error reporting that I thought I'd file for completeness' sake.

PHP currently says "exactly N expected" instead of "at least N expected" for functions using the ... splat/scatter operator.

[I'm not seeing an existing bug for this, based on searches for "exactly" and "expected".]

Test script:
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$ php8.0 -r 'function a($a, $b, ...$c) {} a(1);'
PHP Fatal error:  Uncaught ArgumentCountError: Too few arguments to function a(), 1 passed in ... line 1 and exactly 2 expected in ...:1


Expected result:
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My suggestion:

PHP Fatal error:  Uncaught ArgumentCountError: Too few arguments to function a(), 1 passed in ... line 1 and at least 2 expected in ...:1


Actual result:
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As noted

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