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<?php class foo{ public static $myvar = 99; public $myvar = 77; public function __construct(){ $this->myvar = 35; } public function printMyVar(){ echo '->printMyVar(): '.$this->myvar; } public function setMyVar($mv){ $this->myvar = $mv; } } echo "foo before creation: \n"; echo 'static: '.foo::$myvar: '.foo::$myvar."\n"; echo "Creating new instance of foo\n"; $foo = new foo(); echo 'instance: '.$foo->printMyVar(); echo "\n"; echo 'static foo::$myvar: '.foo::$myvar."\n"; $foo->setMyVar(33); echo "After setting $myvar to 33\n"; echo 'instance: '.$foo->printMyVar(); echo "\n"; echo 'static foo::$myvar: '.foo::$myvar."\n"; echo "Conclusion: when using \$this-> to change the value, it adds another non-static version rather than changing the static version";
Output for 5.3.0 - 5.4.20
Fatal error: Cannot redeclare foo::$myvar in /in/68J5R on line 5
Process exited with code 255.