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'var_export' or 'print_r' call is used without 'return' argument

Reports var_export() and print_r() calls without the return argument when their results are explicitly used. Such calls most probably are a mistake, because var_export/print_r always returns null/true if no argument is specified.

Inspection Details

By default bundled with:

PhpStorm 2024.1, Qodana for PHP 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin:


Last modified: 29 April 2024