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.\"	$Id: pear.1,v 1.13 2010/01/26 00:59:49 cjalbert Exp $
.\" Copyright (c) 2010 Apple Inc. and The PHP Group, all rights reserved.
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.Dd February 23, 2010
.Dt pear 1
.Nm pear
.Nd PHP Extension and Application Repository
.Op options
.Ar command
.Op command-options
.Ar parameters
PEAR is an acronym for
.Qq PHP Extension and Application Repository
and is pronounced just like the fruit. The purpose of PEAR is to provide:
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A structured library of open-source code for PHP users
A system for code distribution and package maintenance
A standard style for code written in PHP
The PHP Extension Community Library (PECL)
A web site, mailing lists and download mirrors to support the PHP/PEAR community
.Ql Cm pear help
to access the built-in tool documentation.
.Ql Cm pear help options
to list all options.
.Ql Cm pear help shortcuts
to list all command shortcuts.
.Ql Cm pear help Ao Ar command Ac
to get the help for the specified command.
The following options are available:
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.It Fl c Ar file
find user configuration in
.Ar file
.It Fl C Ar file
find system configuration in
.Ar file
.It Fl d Ar foo=bar
set user config variable
.Ar foo
.Ar bar
.It Fl D Ar foo=bar
set system config variable
.Ar foo
.Ar bar
.It Fl G
start in graphical (Gtk) mode
.It Fl h , Fl ?
display help/usage (this message)
.It Fl q
be quiet, decrease verbosity level
.It Fl s
store user configuration
.It Fl S
store system configuration
.It Fl u Ar foo
unset `foo' in the user configuration
.It Fl v
increase verbosity level (default 1)
.It Fl V
version information
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.It Cm build
Build an Extension From C Source
.It Cm bundle
Unpacks a Pecl Package
.It Cm channel-add
Add a Channel
.It Cm channel-alias
Specify an alias to a channel name
.It Cm channel-delete
Remove a Channel From the List
.It Cm channel-discover
Initialize a Channel from its server
.It Cm channel-info
Retrieve Information on a Channel
.It Cm channel-login
Connects and authenticates to remote channel server
.It Cm channel-logout
Logs out from the remote channel server
.It Cm channel-update
Update an Existing Channel
.It Cm clear-cache
Clear Web Services Cache
.It Cm config-create
Create a Default configuration file
.It Cm config-get
Show One Setting
.It Cm config-help
Show Information About Setting
.It Cm config-set
Change Setting
.It Cm config-show
Show All Settings
.It Cm convert
Convert a package.xml 1.0 to package.xml 2.0 format
.It Cm cvsdiff
Run a "cvs diff" for all files in a package
.It Cm cvstag
Set CVS Release Tag
.It Cm download
Download Package
.It Cm download-all
Downloads each available package from the default channel
.It Cm info
Display information about a package
.It Cm install
Install Package
.It Cm list
List Installed Packages In The Default Channel
.It Cm list-all
List All Packages
.It Cm list-channels
List Available Channels
.It Cm list-files
List Files In Installed Package
.It Cm list-upgrades
List Available Upgrades
.It Cm login
Connects and authenticates to remote server
.Bq Deprecated in favor of Cm channel-login
.It Cm logout
Logs out from the remote server
.Bq Deprecated in favor of Cm channel-logout
.It Cm makerpm
Builds an RPM spec file from a PEAR package
.It Cm package
Build Package
.It Cm package-dependencies
Show package dependencies
.It Cm package-validate
Validate Package Consistency
.It Cm pickle
Build PECL Package
.It Cm remote-info
Information About Remote Packages
.It Cm remote-list
List Remote Packages
.It Cm run-scripts
Run Post-Install Scripts bundled with a package
.It Cm run-tests
Run Regression Tests
.It Cm search
Search remote package database
.It Cm shell-test
Shell Script Test
.It Cm sign
Sign a package distribution file
.It Cm svntag
Set SVN Release Tag
.It Cm uninstall
Un-install Package
.It Cm update-channels
Update the Channel List
.It Cm upgrade
Upgrade Package
.It Cm upgrade-all
Upgrade All Packages
.Bo Deprecated in favor of calling
.Cm upgrade
with no parameters
For a complete description of PEAR see
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.URL http://\\:manual/
You can view the list of known bugs or report any new bug you
found at
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.URL http://\
The PHP Group: Thies C. Arntzen, Stig Bakken, Andi Gutmans, Rasmus Lerdorf,
Sam Ruby, Sascha Schumann, Zeev Suraski, Jim Winstead, Andrei Zmievski.
Additional work for the CLI sapi was done by Edin Kadribasic, Marcus Boerger
and Johannes Schlueter.
A list of active developers can be found on the PHP web site
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.URL http://\\:credits.php
And last but not least PHP was developed with the help of a huge amount of 
contributors all around the world.
This manpage describes
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version 5.3.1.
Copyright \(co 1997\-2010 The PHP Group
This source file is subject to version 3.01 of the PHP license,
that is bundled with this package in the file LICENSE, and is
available through the world-wide-web at the following url:
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.URL http://\\:license/\:3_01.txt
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