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Write access to referenced array value without 'unset'

Reports the write access expressions on variables that are still referencing the array value previously used in a foreach statement.

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It is recommended to destroy such references by using unset.

See foreach ( and unset ( for details.


By default bundled with

PhpStorm 2024.1, Qodana for PHP 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin


Last modified: 18 June 2024