How to pass a variable by reference in Zephir

How can i use Pass by Reference in zephir.

This is example PHP Code

    $a = 5; 
   $b =& $a; 
   $b = 6;

I can't find this in zephir docs.


References are not currently supported by Zephir:

Have a plan to support this feature? >References are not currently supported by Zephir:


We don't have plans to implement it soon as we don't use/need references in Phalcon 2, we'll happily merge that feature if someone in the community submits a pull request implementing it.

Ok.If this feature is not support in current time, how can i convert dot notation string to multidimensional array. Any idea?

eg :