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Bug #9011 Only one var allowed in a class
Submitted: 2001-01-30 16:09 UTC Modified: 2001-01-30 20:18 UTC
From: artymiak at safenet dot pl Assigned:
Status: Closed Package: *General Issues
PHP Version: 4.0.3pl1 OS: OpenBSD 2.7
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2001-01-30 16:09 UTC] artymiak at safenet dot pl
The following class definition lists three vars, yet they are all treated as one, as the call to report() shows.  I'd love to be able to define more vars in a class.

class bankaccount {

     var $balance;
     var $transactions;
     var $history;

     function bankaccount () {
          $this->$balance = 0.00;
          $this->$transactions = 0;
          $this->$history[$transactions] = $this->$balance;

     function report () {
          echo $this->$balance . "<br>";
          echo $this->$transactions . "<br>";
          echo $this->$history[$transactions] . "<br>";

     function credit ($amount) {
          $amount = abs($amount);
          $this->$balance += $amount;

     function debit ($amount) {
          $amount = abs($amount);
          $this->$balance -= $amount;


$USDaccount = new bankaccount;



the result is:




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 [2001-01-30 20:17 UTC]
You should use $this->balance, not $this->$balance. The latter is equivalent to $this->'', where all your values are being stored.

If possible, you might consider raising the error_reporting level in your php.ini
 [2001-01-30 20:18 UTC]
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