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Getting And Installing Phing

2nd January 2009 - 3 minutes read time

To get Phing you will need to have PEAR installed along with PHP. On a Windows system you can install PEAR by running the go-pear.bat file and running through the prompts there.

To get Phing just run the following commands.

pear channel-discover pear.phing.info
pear install --alldeps phing/phing

You should see the install output looking like this:

downloading phing-current.tgz ...
Starting to download phing-current.tgz (361,527 bytes)
.........................................................................done: 361,527 bytes
install ok: channel://pear.php.net/phing-2.1.1

You can now run Phing by typing the following command:

phing

However, this will automatically try to find a file in the current directory called build.xml, and if it doesn't find this file it will simply state the following before stopping:

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