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Homebrew-PHP

A centralized repository for PHP-related brews.

Common Issues

Bugs inevitably happen - none of us is running EVERY conceivable setup - but hopefully the install process can be made smoother through the following tips:

  • Upgrade your Mac to the latest patch version. So if you are on 10.7.0, upgrade to 10.7.4 etc.
  • Ensure XCode is installed and up to date.
  • If you are using XCode 4, install the Command Line Tools.
  • If you already have the Command Line Tools, try installing the OS X GCC Installer. Many users have reported success after doing so.
  • Delete your ~/.pearrc file before attempting to install a PHP version, as the pear step will fail if an existing, incompatible version exists.
  • If you are using Mountain Lion 10.8.x, please install XQuartz so that the png.h header exists for compilation of certain brews. Mountain Lion removes X11, which contained numerous headers. A permanent fix is forthcoming.
  • If you upgraded to Mountain Lion 10.8.x, please also upgrade to the latest XCode, 4.4.
  • File an awesome bug report, using the information in the next section.

Doing all of these might be a hassle, but will more than likely ensure you either have a working install or get help as soon as possible.

Filing Bug Reports

Please include the following information in your bug report:

  • OS X Version: ex. 10.7.3, 10.6.3
  • Homebrew Version: brew -v
  • PHP Version in use: stock-apple, homebrew-php stable, homebrew-php devel, homebrew-php head, custom
  • XCode Version: 4.4, 4.3, 4.0, 3 etc.
    • If you are on Mountain Lion 10.8.x, please also upgrade to the latest XCode, 4.4.
    • If using 4.3, verify whether you have the Command Line Tools installed as well
    • If on Snow Leopard, you may want to install the OS X GCC Installer
  • Output of gcc -v
  • Output of php -v
  • Output of brew install -V path/to/homebrew-php/formula.rb within a gist. Please append any options you added to the brew install command.
  • Output of brew doctor within a gist

This will help us diagnose your issues much quicker, as well as find commonalities between different reported issues.

Background

This repository contains PHP-related formulae for Homebrew.

(This replaces the php formulae that used to live under adamv's homebrew-alt repository.)

The purpose of this repository is to allow PHP developers to quickly retrieve working, up-to-date formulae. The mainline homebrew repositories are maintianed by non-php developers, so testing/maintaining PHP-related brews has fallen by the wayside. If you are a PHP developer using homebrew, please contribute to this repository.

Requirements

  • Homebrew
  • Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion. Untested everywhere else
  • The homebrew dupes tap - brew tap homebrew/dupes

Installation

[Brew Tap]

Setup the homebrew/dupes tap which has dependencies we need:

brew tap homebrew/dupes

Then, run the following in your commandline:

brew tap josegonzalez/homebrew-php

Usage

Tap the homebrew/dupes repository into your brew installation:

brew tap homebrew/dupes

Tap the repository into your brew installation:

brew tap josegonzalez/homebrew-php

Note: For a list of available configuration options run:

brew options php54

Then install php53, php54, or any formulae you might need:

brew install php54

That's it!

Please also follow the instructions from brew info at the end of the install to ensure you properly installed your PHP version.

Installing Multiple Versions

Using multiple PHP versions from homebrew-php is pretty straightforward.

If using Apache, you will need to update the LoadModule call. For convenience, simply comment out the old PHP version:

# /etc/apache2/httpd.conf
# Swapping from PHP53 to PHP54
# LoadModule php5_module    /usr/local/Cellar/php53/5.3.15/libexec/apache2/libphp5.so
LoadModule php5_module    /usr/local/Cellar/php54/5.4.5/libexec/apache2/libphp5.so

If using FPM, you will need to unload the plist controlling php, or manually stop the daemon, via your command line:

# Swapping from PHP53 to PHP54
cp /usr/local/Cellar/php54/5.4.5/homebrew-php.josegonzalez.php54.plist ~/Library/LaunchAgents/
launchctl unload -w ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew-php.josegonzalez.php53.plist
launchctl load -w ~/Library/LaunchAgents/homebrew-php.josegonzalez.php54.plist

If you would like to swap the PHP you use on the command line, you should update the $PATH variable in either your .bashrc or .bash_profile:

# Swapping from PHP53 to PHP54
# export PATH="$(brew --prefix josegonzalez/php/php53)/bin:$PATH"
export PATH="$(brew --prefix josegonzalez/php/php54)/bin:$PATH"

Please be aware that you must make this type of change EACH time you swap between PHP minor versions. You will typically only need to update the Apache/FPM when upgrading your php patch version.

PEAR Extensions

If installing php53 or php54, please note that all extensions installed with the included pear will be installed to the respective php's bin path. For example, supposing you installed PHP_CodeSniffer as follows:

pear install PHP_CodeSniffer

It would be nice to be able to use the phpcs command via commandline, or other utilities. You will need to add the installed php's bin directory to your path. The following would be added to your .bashrc or .bash_profile when running the php54 brew:

export PATH="$(brew --prefix php54)/bin:$PATH"

Some caveats:

  • Remember to use the proper php version in that export. So if you installed the php53 formula, use php53 instead of php54 in the export.
  • Updating your installed php will result in the binaries no longer existing within your path. In such cases, you will need to reinstall the pear extensions. Alternatives include installing pear outside of homebrew-php or using the homebrew-php version of your extension.
  • Uninstalling your homebrew-php php formula will also remove the extensions.

Contributing

The following kinds of brews are allowed:

  • PHP Extensions: They may be built with PECL, but installation via homebrew is sometimes much easier.
  • PHP Utilities: php-version, php-build fall under this category
  • Common PHP Web Applications: phpmyadmin goes here. Note that Wordpress would not because it requires other migration steps, such as database migrations etc.
  • PHP Frameworks: These are to be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Generally, only a recent, stable version of a popular framework will be allowed.

If you have any concerns as to whether your formula belongs in PHP, just open a pull request with the formula and we'll take it from there.

PHP Extension definitions

PHP Extensions MUST be prefixed with phpVERSION. For example, instead of the Solr formula for PHP54 in solr.rb, we would have Php54Solr inside of php54-solr.rb. This is to remove any possible conflicts with mainline homebrew formulae.

The template for the php54-example pecl extension would be as follows. Please use it as an example for any new extension formulae:

require File.join(File.dirname(__FILE__), 'abstract-php-extension')

class Php54Example < AbstractPhpExtension
  homepage 'http://pecl.php.net/package/example'
  url 'http://pecl.php.net/get/example-1.0.tgz'
  md5 'SOMEHASHHERE'
  version '1.0'
  head 'https://svn.php.net/repository/pecl/example/trunk', :using => :svn

  depends_on 'autoconf' => :build
  depends_on 'php54' if ARGV.include?('--with-homebrew-php') && !Formula.factory('php54').installed?


  def install
    Dir.chdir "example-#{version}" unless ARGV.build_head?

    # See https://github.com/mxcl/homebrew/pull/5947
    ENV.universal_binary

    safe_phpize
    system "./configure", "--prefix=#{prefix}"
    system "make"
    prefix.install "modules/example.so"
    write_config_file unless ARGV.include? "--without-config-file"
  end
end

Defining extensions inheriting AbstractPhp5 will provide a write_config_file which add ext-{extension}.ini to conf.d, don’t forget to remove it manually upon extension removal. Please see AbstractPhpExtension.rb for more details.

Please note that your formula installation may deviate significantly from the above; caveats should more or less stay the same, as they give explicit instructions to users as to how to ensure the extension is properly installed.

The ordering of Formula attributes, such as the homepage, url, md5, etc. should follow the above order for consistency. The version is only included when the url does not include a version in the filename. head installations are not required.

All official PHP extensions should be built for all stable versions of PHP included in homebrew-php. As of this writing, these version are 5.3.15 and 5.4.5.

Todo

  • Proper PHP Versioning? See issue #1
  • Pull out all PHP-related brews from Homebrew

License

Copyright (c) 2012 Jose Diaz-Gonzalez and other contributors

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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