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@Seldaek Seldaek released this · 1764 commits to master since this release

  • Break: For forward compatibility, you should change your deployment scripts to run composer install --no-dev. The install command will install dev dependencies by default starting in the next release
  • Break: The update command now has --dev enabled by default. --no-dev can be used to update without dev requirements, but it will create an incomplete lock file and is discouraged
  • Break: Removed support for lock files created before 2012-09-15 due to their outdated unusable format
  • Added prefer-stable flag to pick stable packages over unstable ones when possible
  • Added preferred-install config option to always enable --prefer-source or --prefer-dist
  • Added diagnose command to to system/network checks and find common problems
  • Added wildcard support in the update whitelist, e.g. to update all packages of a vendor do composer update vendor/*
  • Added archive command to archive the current directory or a given package
  • Added run-script command to manually trigger scripts
  • Added proprietary as valid license identifier for non-free code
  • Added a php-64bit platform package that you can require to force a 64bit php
  • Added a lib-ICU platform package
  • Added a new official package type project for project-bootstrapping packages
  • Added zip/dist local cache to speed up repetitive installations
  • Added post-autoload-dump script event
  • Added Event::getDevMode to let script handlers know if dev requirements are being installed
  • Added discard-changes config option to control the default behavior when updating "dirty" dependencies
  • Added use-include-path config option to make the autoloader look for files in the include path too
  • Added cache-ttl, cache-files-ttl and cache-files-maxsize config option
  • Added cache-dir, cache-files-dir, cache-repo-dir and cache-vcs-dir config option
  • Added support for using http(s) authentication to non-github repos
  • Added support for using multiple autoloaders at once (e.g. PHPUnit + application both using Composer autoloader)
  • Added support for .inc files for classmap autoloading (legacy support, do not do this on new projects!)
  • Added support for version constraints in show command, e.g. composer show monolog/monolog 1.4.*
  • Added support for svn repositories containing packages in a deeper path (see package-path option)
  • Added an artifact repository to scan a directory containing zipped packages
  • Added --no-dev flag to install and update commands
  • Added --stability (-s) flag to create-project to lower the required stability
  • Added --no-progress to install and update to hide the progress indicators
  • Added --available (-a) flag to the show command to display only available packages
  • Added --name-only (-N) flag to the show command to show only package names (one per line, no formatting)
  • Added --optimize-autoloader (-o) flag to optimize the autoloader from the install and update commands
  • Added -vv and -vvv flags to get more verbose output, can be useful to debug some issues
  • Added COMPOSER_NO_INTERACTION env var to do the equivalent of --no-interaction (should be set on build boxes, CI, PaaS)
  • Added PHP 5.2 compatibility to the autoloader configuration files so they can be used to configure another autoloader
  • Fixed handling of platform requirements of the root package when installing from lock
  • Fixed handling of require-dev dependencies
  • Fixed handling of unstable packages that should be downgraded to stable packages when updating to new version constraints
  • Fixed parsing of the ~ operator combined with unstable versions
  • Fixed the require command corrupting the json if the new requirement was invalid
  • Fixed support of aliases used together with <version>#<reference> constraints
  • Improved output of dependency solver problems by grouping versions of a package together
  • Improved performance of classmap generation
  • Improved mercurial support in various places
  • Improved lock file format to minimize unnecessary diffs
  • Improved the config command to support all options
  • Improved the coverage of the validate command
  • Tons of minor bug fixes and improvements


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