I have a custom module in Drupal, after upgrading php to version from 5.3.2 to 5.5.9 php raises an error when using references in function calls.

I found the solution on stackoverflow, removing the reference in &$account solves the issue.

 ~# cat /var/www/website/sites/all/modules/custom/my_custom.module

     // In the insert and login operation we make sure that the profile fields are initia

    -      profile_load_profile(&$account);
    +      profile_load_profile($account);