On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 11:04 AM, Paul M Foster <pa...@quillandmouse.com>wrote:
> I have a class which instantiates other classes, and has a magic method
> like this:
> function _get($classname)
> return $this->instantiate($classname);
> Obviously, the class also has an instantiate method which does what it
> Here's the problem: When I call the instantiate method, it works fine,
> like this:
> $db = $sc->instantiate('database');
> But when I do the following, it *doesn't* work:
> $db = $sc->database;
> In fact it does not call the instantiate() method; I've placed a print
> statement in the instantiate() method which fires at then end of the
> routine. That statement doesn't fire with the above code.
> The docs on magic methods are pretty slim, so I'm not sure what it is
> I'm missing. Can someone enlighten me?
I seem that you should missed the required underscore " _ "
It should the __get() but not _get().
Shall this help ?
And here is a quick test !!
[ [ [
public $varname = 1000;
public function __get($name)
public function init($name)
return new test();
$t = new test();
$db = $t->database;
] ] ]
> Paul M. Foster
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