PHP 5.3 and onward supports the Phar format for archiving multiple PHP applications into a single file.
QueryPath, from version 2.1 onward, can be distributed as a Phar file that can be used like this:
<?php require 'QueryPath.phar';
// All of QueryPath is now available. qp('whatever.xml'); ?>
The files in this folder are those required specifically by the phar system. The build script only includes these in the Phar distribution. They are ignored in other distributions.
Building a Phar Package
Currently, phar packages are built by the master
build target. They can also be built independently using the