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Doc Bug #80699 array_map no longer passes by reference
Submitted: 2021-02-02 19:24 UTC Modified: 2021-02-02 19:45 UTC
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From: donatj at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Open Package: Scripting Engine problem
PHP Version: 8.0.1 OS: All
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2021-02-02 19:24 UTC] donatj at gmail dot com
Description:
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array_map no longer passes by-reference.

This has broken a lot of things for us.

This very well may be an intentional change, but I didn't see it noted, and if it is, it should be documented on the array_map page as a change?

Test script:
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<?php

// https://3v4l.org/BdWq7

$data = array(
    array(1,2,3),
    array(4,5,6),
);

$data = array_map('reset', $data);

print_r($data);

Expected result:
----------------
Array
(
    [0] => 1
    [1] => 4
)


Actual result:
--------------
Warning: reset(): Argument #1 ($array) must be passed by reference, value given in /in/BdWq7 on line 8

Warning: reset(): Argument #1 ($array) must be passed by reference, value given in /in/BdWq7 on line 8
Array
(
    [0] => 1
    [1] => 4
)

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 [2021-02-02 19:45 UTC] bwoebi@php.net
-Type: Bug +Type: Documentation Problem
 [2021-02-02 19:45 UTC] bwoebi@php.net
Yes, that's an intentional change; if you need a reference, there is array_walk for that.
 
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