Command list

Here's a list of commands available to the pear command line tool. Many of these commands may require root access to the server.

Command Description
build Build the extension from source
bundle Download and unpack a PECL extension
channel-add Add a Channel (PEAR 1.4+)
channel-alias Specify an alias to a channel name (PEAR 1.4+)
channel-delete Remove a channel from the list (PEAR 1.4+)
channel-discover Initialize a channel from its server name (PEAR 1.4+)
channel-info Retrieve information on a channel (PEAR 1.4+)
channel-login Connects and authenticates to remote channel server ( PEAR 1.8+)
channel-logout Logs out from the remote channel server ( PEAR 1.8+)
channel-update Update an existing channel (PEAR 1.4+)
clear-cache Clear the REST/XML-RPC cache
config-create Create a default configuration file (PEAR 1.4+)
config-get Echo a specific configuration setting
config-help Show information about a setting
config-set Set a specific configuration setting value
config-show Show all configuration setting values
convert Convert a package.xml 1.0 format to package.xml 2.0 format (PEAR 1.4+)
cvsdiff Execute and display a "cvs diff -u" on all files within the package
cvstag Set CVS Release Tag
download Download a package but not install it
download-all Downloads every available package
info Display information about a package
install Install a package, will report with success or failure
list List installed packages
list-all List all packages, packaged and/or available
list-channels List available channels (PEAR 1.4+)
list-files List files in an installed package (PEAR 1.4+)
list-upgrades List available upgrades for the installed packages
login Connects and authenticates to remote server [Deprecated in favor of channel-login]
logout Logs out from the remote server [Deprecated in favor of channel-logout]
makerpm Builds a RPM spec file from a PEAR package
package Build a package
package-dependencies Show package dependencies
package-validate Validate package consistency
pickle Build PECL Package
remote-info Information about remote packages
remote-list List remote packages
run-scripts Run post-install scripts bundled with a package (PEAR 1.4+)
run-tests Run regression tests
search Search the remote package database
shell-test Do a shell script test
sign Sign a package distribution file
svntag Set a SVN release tag
uninstall Uninstall and remove a package
update-channels Update the channel list (PEAR 1.4+)
upgrade Upgrade a package to the current version (see also: preferred_state)
upgrade-all Upgrade all packages (see also: list-upgrades)
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Last updated: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 — Download Documentation
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pear help: lists supported commands
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