Use-statement problem (annotations)

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Use-statement problem (annotations)

Post by lansoweb » Mon Nov 19, 2012 1:35 pm

Hi all!
Just to be sure, during the encoding process, are the use-statement removed?
I'm facing a problem with annotations after encoding my code. I have the following class:

namespace Test\Entity;
use Doctrine\ORM\Mapping as ORM;
* @ORM\Entity
* @ORM\Table(name="test")
class Test

After encoding i get this error:
The annotation "ORM\Entity" in xxx was never imported. Did you maybe forget to add a "use" statement for this annotation?

Following the code in Doctrine/Common/Annotations/DocParser.php to print the use-statements imported from file, it returns just the namespace. Before encoding it returns them all.

If i change the annotation to:
it works as expected.

It happens with any level of code optimization. The same happens with ionCube (sorry to bring it here, just tried).

Is there any "hidden" option to not remove the use-statements (thought code optimization=none do the trick, but no) or will i have to rewrite all my code? Any thoughts?


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Re: Use-statement problem (annotations)

Post by beeare » Wed Nov 06, 2013 9:51 am


we are observing the same behavior with PHP files encoded with Zend Guard 6, but I assume the problem is a result of the optimization routines of Zend Optimizer, not a bug in Zend Guard/Zend Guard Loader. When using fully qualified names (including namespace) for the annotation classes specified in the PHPDoc comments instead of use statements, it works as expected.

This is the options part from our guard.xml:

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		<phpVersion value="5.4"/>


		<supportShortTags value="true"/>
		<supportASPTags value="false"/>
		<workWithEncodedFilesOnly value="false"/>

		<licenseType value="none"/>

		<optimizationLevel value="minimal"/> 
		<ignoreErrors value="false"/>
		<verbosityLevel value="silent"/>
		<allowEncodedFileModification value="true"/>
		<resolveSymlinks value="false"/>
			<securityMethod name="encodePhpFiles" value="true"/>
			<securityMethod name="removeLineNumbers" value="false"/>
			<securityMethod name="removePhpDoc" value="false"/>
			<securityMethod name="obfuscateVariables" value="false"/>
			<securityMethod name="obfuscateFunctions" value="false"/>
			<securityMethod name="obfuscateClasses" value="false"/>
			<securityMethod name="obfuscatePhpEntities" value="false"/>

Best regards,
Benjamin Rack

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Re: Use-statement problem (annotations)

Post by glee8045 » Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:33 pm

I really find it difficult to understand this php script. Really needs a tutorial for this.

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Re: Use-statement problem (annotations)

Post by fern8245 » Tue Dec 15, 2015 1:50 pm

I'm having the same trouble as you. Did you find any workaround?

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