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call_user_func_array

(PHP 4 >= 4.0.4, PHP 5)

call_user_func_array -- Call a user function given with an array of parameters

Description

mixed call_user_func_array ( callback function, array param_arr )

Call a user defined function with the parameters in param_arr.

Parameters

function

The function to be called.

param_arr

The parameters to be passed to the function, as an indexed array.

Return Values

Returns the function result, or FALSE on error.

Examples

Example 1. call_user_func_array() example

<?php
function debug($var, $val)
{
    echo
"***DEBUGGING\nVARIABLE: $var\nVALUE:";
    if (
is_array($val) || is_object($val) || is_resource($val)) {
        
print_r($val);
    } else {
        echo
"\n$val\n";
    }
    echo
"***\n";
}

$c = mysql_connect();
$host = $_SERVER["SERVER_NAME"];

call_user_func_array('debug', array("host", $host));
call_user_func_array('debug', array("c", $c));
call_user_func_array('debug', array("_POST", $_POST));
?>

See Also

call_user_func()
information about the callback type