[development] Call time pass-by-reference for PHP 5.4

Michael Prasuhn mike at mikeyp.net
Fri Oct 26 16:37:13 UTC 2012

Call time pass by reference has produced a deprecated warning since PHP 5.3 and as far as I know has been removed entirely from Drupal 7 and I'm pretty sure it's not even found in Drupal 6. Note that contrib obviously varies wildly and could still have call time pass by reference issues. 

Michael Prasuhn

On Oct 26, 2012, at 8:45 AM, Earnie Boyd <earnie at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:

> What is going to be the best way to handle the removal of call time
> pass-by-reference as noted at
> http://www.php.net/manual/en/migration54.incompatible.php?
> This affects a lot of code.  Based on http://drupal.org/node/1498574
> D8 will not be ready for PHP 5.4 but some WAMP and LAMP are already
> delivering it.  My query here though is more looking at preparing for
> any new modules or converting older modules and getting them ready for
> PHP 5.4.  How do others plan to handle this offensive change?
> -- 
> Earnie
> -- https://sites.google.com/site/earnieboyd

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