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array_replace_recursive

(PHP 5 >= 5.3.0)

array_replace_recursiveReplaces elements from passed arrays into the first array recursively

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array array_replace_recursive ( array $array1 , array $array2 [, array $... ] )

array_replace_recursive() replaces the values of array1 with the same values from all the following arrays. If a key from the first array exists in the second array, its value will be replaced by the value from the second array. If the key exists in the second array, and not the first, it will be created in the first array. If a key only exists in the first array, it will be left as is. If several arrays are passed for replacement, they will be processed in order, the later array overwriting the previous values.

array_replace_recursive() is recursive : it will recurse into arrays and apply the same process to the inner value.

When the value in array1 is scalar, it will be replaced by the value in array2, may it be scalar or array. When the value in array1 and array2 are both arrays, array_replace_recursive() will replace their respective value recursively.

Parametri

array1

The array in which elements are replaced.

array2

The array from which elements will be extracted.

...

Optional. More arrays from which elements will be extracted.

Valorile întoarse

Returns an array, or NULL if an error occurs.

Exemple

Example #1 array_replace_recursive() example

<?php
$base 
= array('citrus' => array( "orange") , 'berries' => array("blackberry""raspberry"), );
$replacements = array('citrus' => array('pineapple'), 'berries' => array('blueberry'));

$basket array_replace_recursive($base$replacements);
print_r($basket);

$basket array_replace($base$replacements);
print_r($basket);
?>

Exemplul de mai sus va afișa:

Array
(
    [citrus] => Array
        (
            [0] => pineapple
        )

    [berries] => Array
        (
            [0] => blueberry
            [1] => raspberry
        )

)
Array
(
    [citrus] => Array
        (
            [0] => pineapple
        )

    [berries] => Array
        (
            [0] => blueberry
        )

)

Example #2 array_replace_recursive() and recursive behavior

<?php
$base 
= array('citrus' => array("orange") , 'berries' => array("blackberry""raspberry"), 'others' => 'banana' );
$replacements = array('citrus' => 'pineapple''berries' => array('blueberry'), 'others' => array('litchis'));
$replacements2 = array('citrus' => array('pineapple'), 'berries' => array('blueberry'), 'others' => 'litchis');

$basket array_replace_recursive($base$replacements$replacements2);
print_r($basket);

?>

Exemplul de mai sus va afișa:

Array
(
    [citrus] => Array
        (
            [0] => pineapple
        )

    [berries] => Array
        (
            [0] => blueberry
            [1] => raspberry
        )

    [others] => litchis
)

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msahagian at dotink dot org
2 years ago
This is a fairly concise version which does not rely on traditional recursion:

<?php
   
function array_replace_recursive($base, $replacements)
    {
        foreach (
array_slice(func_get_args(), 1) as $replacements) {
           
$bref_stack = array(&$base);
           
$head_stack = array($replacements);

            do {
               
end($bref_stack);

               
$bref = &$bref_stack[key($bref_stack)];
               
$head = array_pop($head_stack);

                unset(
$bref_stack[key($bref_stack)]);

                foreach (
array_keys($head) as $key) {
                    if (isset(
$key, $bref) && is_array($bref[$key]) && is_array($head[$key])) {
                       
$bref_stack[] = &$bref[$key];
                       
$head_stack[] = $head[$key];
                    } else {
                       
$bref[$key] = $head[$key];
                    }
                }
            } while(
count($head_stack));
        }

        return
$base;
    }
?>
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Gregor at der-meyer dot de
5 years ago
Nice that this function finally found its was to the PHP core! If you want to use it also with older PHP versions before 5.3.0, you can define it this way:

<?php
if (!function_exists('array_replace_recursive'))
{
  function
array_replace_recursive($array, $array1)
  {
    function
recurse($array, $array1)
    {
      foreach (
$array1 as $key => $value)
      {
       
// create new key in $array, if it is empty or not an array
       
if (!isset($array[$key]) || (isset($array[$key]) && !is_array($array[$key])))
        {
         
$array[$key] = array();
        }
 
       
// overwrite the value in the base array
       
if (is_array($value))
        {
         
$value = recurse($array[$key], $value);
        }
       
$array[$key] = $value;
      }
      return
$array;
    }
 
   
// handle the arguments, merge one by one
   
$args = func_get_args();
   
$array = $args[0];
    if (!
is_array($array))
    {
      return
$array;
    }
    for (
$i = 1; $i < count($args); $i++)
    {
      if (
is_array($args[$i]))
      {
       
$array = recurse($array, $args[$i]);
      }
    }
    return
$array;
  }
}
?>

I called this function array_merge_recursive_overwrite() in my older projects, but array_replace_recursive() sounds quite better while they do the same.

If you implemented such a compatible function before and don't want to refactor all your code, you can update it with the following snippet to use the native (and hopefully faster) implementation of PHP 5.3.0, if available. Just start your function with these lines:

<?php
 
// as of PHP 5.3.0 array_replace_recursive() does the work for us
 
if (function_exists('array_replace_recursive'))
  {
    return
call_user_func_array('array_replace_recursive', func_get_args());
  }
?>
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kyle [dot] florence [@t] gmail [dot] com
5 years ago
This might help out people who don't have 5.3 running:

<?php

// Joins two or more arrays together recursively; key/value pairs of the first
// array are replaced with key/value pairs from the subsequent arrays.  Any
// key/value pair not present in the first array is added to the final array
function array_join()
{
   
// Get array arguments
   
$arrays = func_get_args();

   
// Define the original array
   
$original = array_shift($arrays);

   
// Loop through arrays
   
foreach ($arrays as $array)
    {
       
// Loop through array key/value pairs
       
foreach ($array as $key => $value)
        {
           
// Value is an array
           
if (is_array($value))
            {
               
// Traverse the array; replace or add result to original array
               
$original[$key] = array_join($original[$key], $array[$key]);
            }

           
// Value is not an array
           
else
            {
               
// Replace or add current value to original array
               
$original[$key] = $value;
            }
        }
    }

   
// Return the joined array
   
return $original;
}

?>
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