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Package Information: PEAR

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PEAR Base System New BSD License
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1.10.15 (stable) was released on 2024-03-09 by ashnazg (Changelog)
Easy Install

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pear install PEAR

Pyrus Install

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php pyrus.phar install pear/PEAR

Development Roadmap
  • Package Maintenance Rank: 81 of 229 packages with open bugs
  • Number of open bugs: 54 (949 total bugs)
  • Average age of open bugs: 4130 days
  • Oldest open bug: 5948 days
  • Number of open feature requests: 41 (182 total feature requests)

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» Description
The PEAR package contains:
* the PEAR installer, for creating, distributing
and installing packages
* the PEAR_Exception PHP5 error handling mechanism
* the PEAR_ErrorStack advanced error handling mechanism
* the PEAR_Error error handling mechanism
* the OS_Guess class for retrieving info about the OS
where PHP is running on
* the System class for quick handling of common operations
with files and directories
* the PEAR base class
Features in a nutshell:
* full support for channels
* pre-download dependency validation
* new package.xml 2.0 format allows tremendous flexibility while maintaining BC
* support for optional dependency groups and limited support for sub-packaging
* robust dependency support
* full dependency validation on uninstall
* remote install for hosts with only ftp access - no more problems with
restricted host installation
* full support for mirroring
* support for bundling several packages into a single tarball
* support for static dependencies on a url-based package
* support for custom file roles and installation tasks
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