Is PHP's __call() Used When No __construct is Present?

Jan 11, 2009 php
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Simple enough question. Let’s check out some test code:

class TEST
  public function __construct($arguments)
    print "constructed with: {$arguments}";
  public function __call($name, $arguments)
    print "called {$name} with: {$arguments}";
new TEST('hi');

Ran the first time, the output was:

constructed with: hi

Ran without a constructor?

BLANK. __call is not called.

Now we can all sleep at night! whew!

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