SimplePhar is a command line tool to simplify the generation of PHP Archives.
php /path/to/compile.phar [target]
- minimum PHP 5.3
compile.phar is invoked, it looks for a file named
Pharfile in the
target is given, the script looks in the current working directory for the
This file is written in a
php.ini style syntax. Let's take a look at SimplePhar's
dist_path = "bin/compile.phar" file_paths = "src" cli_stub = "src/cli.php"
Pharfile consists of some simple directives:
- Path where the generated PHAR file should be placed
Arrayof Paths relative to the Pharfile's directory. All
.phpfiles in these paths are added to the PHAR
- Path relative to the Pharfile's directory to your Bootstrap file. Make sure that this
file is located within one of the
- Path to an optional LICENSE file which should be also included in the PHAR
That's it! Now simply point
php compile.phar at your Project's directory and the PHAR File will appear in
the directory you specified as
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