[CentOS] Centos 7 + PHP7.2 - variables_order not working

Tue Oct 27 18:17:48 UTC 2020
Kenneth Porter <shiva at sewingwitch.com>

--On Tuesday, October 27, 2020 12:54 PM +0000 Gary Stainburn 
<gary.stainburn at ringways.co.uk> wrote:

> I've just moved my site onto a new box and I'm having a real problem 
> with $_REQUEST.  The variables_order  and request_order values are not
> being respected.

I glanced at the documentation for that directive and there seems to be a 
lot of fine print and gotchas that affect how it's used: