ReflectionClass::isCloneable

(PHP 5 >= 5.4.0, PHP 7, PHP 8)

ReflectionClass::isCloneableReturns whether this class is cloneable

Description

public ReflectionClass::isCloneable(): bool

Returns whether this class is cloneable.

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Values

Returns true if the class is cloneable, false otherwise.

Examples

Example #1 Basic usage of ReflectionClass::isCloneable()

<?php
class NotCloneable {
    public 
$var1;
    
    private function 
__clone() {
    }
}

class 
Cloneable {
    public 
$var1;
}

$notCloneable = new ReflectionClass('NotCloneable');
$cloneable = new ReflectionClass('Cloneable');

var_dump($notCloneable->isCloneable());
var_dump($cloneable->isCloneable());
?>

The above example will output:

bool(false)
bool(true)

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xxxargonxxx at gmail dot com
3 years ago
I wonder how this method decides of is it clonable or not. There is no explanation.
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info at ensostudio dot ru
29 days ago
similar function:
<?php
function isCloneable(object $obj): bool
{
       return !
method_exists($obj, '__clone') || is_callable([$obj, '__clone']);
}
?>
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info at ensostudio dot ru
29 days ago
this method checks is  `__clone()`  method was declared as private
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php at abiusx dot com
6 years ago
This does not work for many of core-classes, just like most other reflection methods.
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