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<?php $abc = array( 'rec_1' => array('fn'=>'Aron','ln'=>'Michaels'), 'rec_2' => array('fn'=>'Abbey','ln'=>'Drake'), 'rec_3' => array('fn'=>'Alice','ln'=>'Peterson')); function build_sorter($key) { return function ($a, $b) use ($key) { return strcmp($a[$key], $b[$key]); }; } usort($abc, build_sorter('ln')); foreach ($abc as $item) { echo $item['ln'] . ', ' . $item['fn'] . "\n"; }
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Output for 5.3.0 - 7.2.0
Drake, Abbey Michaels, Aron Peterson, Alice
Output for 4.4.2 - 4.4.9, 5.1.0 - 5.2.17
Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_FUNCTION in /in/4JYXF on line 8
Process exited with code 255.
Output for 4.3.0 - 4.3.1, 4.3.5 - 4.4.1, 5.0.0 - 5.0.5
Parse error: parse error, unexpected T_FUNCTION in /in/4JYXF on line 8
Process exited with code 255.
Output for 4.3.2 - 4.3.4
Parse error: parse error in /in/4JYXF on line 8
Process exited with code 255.