Break Copy By Reference

Posted on 2009-04-16
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Last Modified: 2012-05-06
How do I create a copy of the original from a reference.

$A = 1;
$B =& $A;
$C = $B;

How do I ensure $C is not a reference to $A, but a copy of $A.
Question by:nbcit
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Accepted Solution

Roger Baklund earned 1400 total points
ID: 24162358
You are allready doing that:
$A = 1;
$B =& $A;
$C = $B;
$A = 2;
echo $C;  # outputs '1'
$A = 1;
$B =& $A;
$C =& $B;
$A = 2;
echo $C;  # outputs '2'

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Assisted Solution

aldanch earned 600 total points
ID: 24162366
Here is a good explanation of references... it may help answer your question.


Author Comment

ID: 24162706
You are right, I hadn't made a copy of it before using it. Thanks

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