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<?php function p_explode($del, $str, $cnt) { if (count(explode($del, $str)) <= $cnt) return [$str]; $tmp = explode($del, $str, $cnt); $last = array_pop($tmp); return array_merge($tmp, p_explode($del, $last, $cnt)); } $string ='1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15'; var_dump(p_explode(',', $string, 4));
based on N26GF
Output for 5.6.0 - 5.6.30, hhvm-3.18.5 - 3.22.0, 7.0.0 - 7.3.0beta1
array(13) { [0]=> string(1) "1" [1]=> string(1) "2" [2]=> string(1) "3" [3]=> string(1) "4" [4]=> string(1) "5" [5]=> string(1) "6" [6]=> string(1) "7" [7]=> string(1) "8" [8]=> string(1) "9" [9]=> string(2) "10" [10]=> string(2) "11" [11]=> string(2) "12" [12]=> string(8) "13,14,15" }