PHP 8.1 RFC: never type

never type
PHP 8.1
Implemented
never return type

RFC Vote: never type

Implemented
-
>= 2/3
Yes: 42No: 11

never type

TypeNew Feature
Version PHP 8.1

An RFC to add a new return type called noreturn (or never), that indicates the declared function/method does not return any value, and terminates the execution flow by throwing an exception, or terminating the request with a die/exit call.

A secondary vote to select the return type name, between noreturn and never concluded with never being the winner.

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