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7th Gear (v3.59.3) edition

Rule ereg_to_preg

Replace deprecated ereg regular expression functions with preg.

Warning

Using this rule is risky

Risky if the ereg function is overridden.

Examples

Example #1

--- Original
+++ New
-<?php $x = ereg('[A-Z]');
+<?php $x = preg_match('/[A-Z]/D');

Rule sets

The rule is part of the following rule sets:

References

The test class defines officially supported behaviour. Each test case is a part of our backward compatibility promise.