From:  pear-qa@lists.php.net ("laurent@netheus.fr")
Date:  19 Apr 2017 15:37:49 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.php.net/php.pear.bugs
Subject:  

[PEAR-BUG] Bug #19773 [Com]: Fatal Error

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Edit report at https://pear.php.net/bugs/bug.php?id=19773&edit=1

 ID:               19773
 Comment by:       laurent at netheus dot fr
 Reported By:      steve at ihm dot co dot uk
 Summary:          Fatal Error
 Status:           Closed
 Type:             Bug
 Package:          Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer
 Operating System: CentOS 5
 Package Version:  0.9.3
 PHP Version:      5.4.8
 Assigned To:      sanmai
 Roadmap Versions: 
 New Comment:

The issue has been solved on Github, and a new release is available over
there (0.9.4). PEAR latest release is 0.9.3, how can we have it updated?


Previous Comments:
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[2017-04-18 12:20:09] illustrationism

This is still broken in PHP 5.6 and due to support for CentOS5 being
discontinued, many servers are being upgraded, with the minimum PHP
version being 5.6. We are being creative to fix the problem on all our
environments, but this will continue to be an increasing problem for
lots of people as older versions of PHP get sunsetted.

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[2016-06-20 22:50:53] sanmai

-Status:      Open
+Status:      Closed
-Assigned To:
+Assigned To: sanmai
This bug has been fixed in SVN.

If this was a documentation problem, the fix will appear on pear.php.net
by the end of next Sunday (CET).

If this was a problem with the pear.php.net website, the change should
be live shortly.

Otherwise, the fix will appear in the package's next release.

Thank you for the report and for helping us make PEAR better.

Fixed in the master.

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[2016-06-03 05:10:48] borsti92

How to solve this problem?

The patch still not ready. How to apply the patch from Laurent Courtin

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[2015-03-31 01:13:18] nugrul

Since there is no still no patch, this is my lightweight composer patch,
that works on Unix-like only, due to the "sed" dependency

  "scripts": {
    "post-install-cmd" : [
      "sed -i '2490s/&$string/$header.$data/'
vendor/pear-pear.php.net/Spreadsheet_Excel_Writer/Spreadsheet/Excel/Writer/Worksheet.php"
    ]
  }

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[2015-02-24 15:40:45] harry12singh

Added #patch
bug:19773;patch:fix-call-time_pass-by-reference;revision:1424792445;.

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