Downloading PECL extensions
There are several options for downloading PECL extensions, such as:
- » https://pecl.php.net/ The PECL web site contains information about the different extensions that are offered by the PHP Development Team. The information available here includes: ChangeLog, release notes, requirements and other similar details.
- pecl download extname PECL extensions that have releases listed on the PECL web site are available for download and installation using the » pecl command. Specific revisions may also be specified.
Most PECL extensions also reside in CVS. A web-based view may
be seen at » https://cvs.php.net/pecl/.
To download straight from CVS, the following
sequence of commands may be used. Note that phpfi is the password for user
- Windows downloads Windows users may find compiled PECL binaries by downloading the Collection of PECL modules from the » PHP Downloads page, or by retrieving a » PECL Snapshot or an extension DLL on » PECL4WIN. To compile PHP under Windows, read the appropriate chapter.