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Bug #81457 Enum: ReflectionMethod->getDeclaringClass() return a ReflectionClass
Submitted: 2021-09-18 18:54 UTC Modified: -
From: julien dot boudry at gmail dot com Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: Reflection related
PHP Version: 8.1.0RC2 OS: *
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
 [2021-09-18 18:54 UTC] julien dot boudry at gmail dot com
With Enum, ReflectionMethod->getDeclaringClass() return a ReflectionClass object instead of ReflectionEnum.

The RFC is unclear about that. But ReflectionEnum extends ReflectionClass, so the types are compatible and it's more logical.
We are forced to use the enum_exists() function, and rebuild a new ExceptionEnum if we need ReflectionEnum.

Test script:

Enum testEnum {
    case A;
    case B;
    public function foo () {}

$re = new ReflectionEnum(testEnum::class);
$me = $re->getMethod('foo');

echo $me->getDeclaringClass()::class;

echo "\n";

$rc = new ReflectionClass(testEnum::class);
$mc = $re->getMethod('foo');

echo $mc->getDeclaringClass()::class;

Expected result:

Actual result:


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 [2021-09-20 13:29 UTC]
Automatic comment on behalf of nikic
Log: Fixed bug #81457
 [2021-09-20 13:29 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Closed
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