Sundar Sundar - 2 months ago 28x
PHP Question

Could not open input file: composer.phar

I am trying to install zendframework using composer tool in wamp server.

The following steps are done towards installation

  1. I downloaded the Composer-Setup.exe file from composer page and got successfully installed.

  2. I downloaded the zendframework and extracted inside the

  3. I executed the command for self update

    php composer.phar self-update

This line generates the error message:
could not open file composer.phar

how to resolve this error

If I try the

composer.phar self-update

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The composer.phar install is notworking but without .phar this is working

We need to enable the openssl module in php before installing the zendframe work

We have to un-comment the line ;extension=php_openssl.dll from php.ini file.

composer use different php.ini file which is located at the wamp\bin\php\php-\php.ini

After enabling the openssl we need to restart the server

The execute the following comments

I can install successfully using these commands -

composer self-update
composer install --prefer-dist

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