Install Pecl/Pear on Mac OSX

Use curl as shown below to download the go-pear.phar file or just download the go-pear.phar file via your browser.

$ curl -O https://pear.php.net/go-pear.phar
$ php -d detect_unicode=0 go-pear.phar
      
     

You’re now ready to configure PEAR for installation.

First you need to change the Installation Base.

  1. So type 1, and then press Enter.
  2. Enter /usr/local/pear
  3. Press Enter.

Then, you will need to change the Binaries directory.

  1. Type 4, and then press Enter.
  2. Enter /usr/local/bin
  3. Press Enter.

Once you have changed the Installation Base and the Binaries Directory, press Enter to install PEAR.

Install Pear Globally

For a system-wide installation, you will need to execute the go-pear script with increased permissions. This is only recommended for advanced users.

$ curl -O https://pear.php.net/go-pear.phar
$ sudo php -d detect_unicode=0 go-pear.phar
      
      

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