Robert Cummings wrote: > On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 13:20 -0500, Shawn McKenzie wrote: >> Robert Cummings wrote: >>> On Wed, 2009-03-11 at 12:19 -0500, Shawn McKenzie wrote: >>>> Sándor Tamás (HostWare Kft . ) wrote: >>>>> Yes, Rob is right. My original question is about the difference between >>>>> the processing of a file-based site with include() OR eval(). In that >>>>> case, if I understood it correctly, the results are the same. >>>>> >>>>> But! If the included pages contain functions, classes, etc. With eval(), >>>>> can I use them? With include(), I know I should be able to use them. But >>>>> in some mysterious cases I don't have access to a function. If I cut out >>>>> from the included file, and put in on the file which includes that, just >>>>> before (or after) the includ(), I don't have any problem with it. >>>>> >>>>> The next step, that if I include a file in a function, can I use the >>>>> functions wrote in the included file? >>>>> As I know, include just makes a copy-paste, so if I use it IN a >>>>> function, then all function will be in function scope, am I right? >>>> Yes, if you use an include inside a function, then any functions / non >>>> global vars in the included file will only be available inside the >>>> including function. >>> This is NOT, I repeat, NOT true for functions. Functions are ALWAYS >>> global. >>> >>> Cheers, >>> Rob. >> Yes, I was too hasty. The nested function will only be defined once the >> nesting function has been called. Then it will be available globally. > > Actually, you're wrong again. The nested function, AKA function defined > in the included source, will be defined as soon as the source is > included and is available to the function in which the source was > included. In fact it is even available to the code within the included > source that can be run during the include process and before the > function performing the inclusion regains control. > > Cheers, > Rob.
Well I used the word defined, however what I meant was the included function would only be available globally after the including function has been called. But yes, it will be available to the including function. -- Thanks! -Shawn http://www.spidean.com -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php