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<?php function initialiseStr(&$var = null) { if (!isset($var)) { $var = ''; } } initialiseStr($foo); var_dump($foo);
Output for 5.0.0 - 5.6.28, hhvm-3.10.0 - 3.13.2, 7.0.0 - 7.1.0
string(0) ""
Output for 4.4.2 - 4.4.9
Parse error: syntax error, unexpected '=', expecting ')' in /in/m4fKM on line 3
Process exited with code 255.
Output for 4.3.0 - 4.3.1, 4.3.5 - 4.4.1
Parse error: parse error, unexpected '=', expecting ')' in /in/m4fKM on line 3
Process exited with code 255.
Output for 4.3.2 - 4.3.4
Parse error: parse error, expecting `')'' in /in/m4fKM on line 3
Process exited with code 255.