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ReflectionFunctionAbstract::getDocCommentGets doc comment


public string ReflectionFunctionAbstract::getDocComment ( void )

Get a Doc comment from a function.


This function is currently not documented; only its argument list is available.


This function has no parameters.

Return Values

The doc comment if it exists, otherwise FALSE

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User Contributed Notes 2 notes

jens dot kohl+php at gmail dot com
4 years ago
Beware when you try to use the getDocComment() methods with eAccelerator turned on. eAccelerator Ā»optimizesĀ« your code in a way that it removes any comments from your source. So at runtime you're not able to get any comments and therefor getDocComments return false.
bruno at vault7 dot com
6 years ago
In order to retrieve a comment with this method, the comment must be imediately before the class, function or method, start with /** and end with */
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