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7th Gear (v3.57.2) edition

Rule explicit_indirect_variable

Add curly braces to indirect variables to make them clear to understand. Requires PHP >= 7.0.


Example #1

--- Original
+++ New
-echo $$foo;
-echo $$foo['bar'];
-echo $foo->$bar['baz'];
-echo $foo->$callback($baz);
+echo ${$foo};
+echo ${$foo}['bar'];
+echo $foo->{$bar}['baz'];
+echo $foo->{$callback}($baz);

Rule sets

The rule is part of the following rule set:


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