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<?php #$str = 'doom2:'; #var_dump(implode(':',explode(':',$str))); exit; $arr = array('var'=> array('sub2' => 'notouch')); function strAssign(&$arr,$str,$val,$trail=true){ if(!empty($str)){ $str = explode(':',$str); $key = array_shift($str); if((isset($arr[$key]) && gettype($arr[$key])!='array') || !isset($arr[$key])){ $arr[$key] = array(); } strAssign($arr[$key],implode(':',$str),$val); }else{ if($trail){ $arr[] = $val; }else{ $arr = $val; } } } strAssign($arr,'var:sub:sub2:','value'); var_dump($arr);
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Output for 4.3.0 - 7.2.0
array(1) { ["var"]=> array(2) { ["sub2"]=> string(7) "notouch" ["sub"]=> array(1) { ["sub2"]=> array(1) { [0]=> string(5) "value" } } } }