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composer - Dependency Manager for PHP

New in version 1.6.

Synopsis

  • Composer is a tool for dependency management in PHP. It allows you to declare the dependent libraries your project needs and it will install them in your project for you.

Requirements

The below requirements are needed on the host that executes this module.

  • php
  • composer installed in bin path (recommended /usr/local/bin)

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
apcu_autoloader
bool

(added in 2.7)
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Uses APCu to cache found/not-found classes

aliases: apcu-autoloader
arguments
(added in 2.0)
Composer arguments like required package, version and so on.
classmap_authoritative
bool

(added in 2.7)
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Autoload classes from classmap only.
Implicitely enable optimize_autoloader.
Recommended especially for production, but can take a bit of time to run.

aliases: classmap-authoritative
command
(added in 1.8)
Default:
install
Composer command like "install", "update" and so on.
executable
(added in 2.4)
Path to PHP Executable on the remote host, if PHP is not in PATH.

aliases: php_path
global_command
bool

(added in 2.4)
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Runs the specified command globally.

aliases: global-command
ignore_platform_reqs
bool

(added in 2.0)
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Ignore php, hhvm, lib-* and ext-* requirements and force the installation even if the local machine does not fulfill these.

aliases: ignore-platform-reqs
no_dev
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Disables installation of require-dev packages (see --no-dev).

aliases: no-dev
no_plugins
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Disables all plugins ( see --no-plugins ).

aliases: no-plugins
no_scripts
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Skips the execution of all scripts defined in composer.json (see --no-scripts).

aliases: no-scripts
optimize_autoloader
bool
    Choices:
  • no
  • yes ←
Optimize autoloader during autoloader dump (see --optimize-autoloader).
Convert PSR-0/4 autoloading to classmap to get a faster autoloader.
Recommended especially for production, but can take a bit of time to run.

aliases: optimize-autoloader
prefer_dist
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Forces installation from package dist even for dev versions (see --prefer-dist).

aliases: prefer-dist
prefer_source
bool
    Choices:
  • no ←
  • yes
Forces installation from package sources when possible (see --prefer-source).

aliases: prefer-source
working_dir
Directory of your project (see --working-dir). This is required when the command is not run globally.
Will be ignored if global_command=true.

aliases: working-dir

Notes

Note

  • Default options that are always appended in each execution are –no-ansi, –no-interaction and –no-progress if available.
  • We received reports about issues on macOS if composer was installed by Homebrew. Please use the official install method to avoid issues.

Examples

# Downloads and installs all the libs and dependencies outlined in the /path/to/project/composer.lock
- composer:
    command: install
    working_dir: /path/to/project

- composer:
    command: require
    arguments: my/package
    working_dir: /path/to/project

# Clone project and install with all dependencies
- composer:
    command: create-project
    arguments: package/package /path/to/project ~1.0
    working_dir: /path/to/project
    prefer_dist: yes

# Installs package globally
- composer:
    command: require
    global_command: yes
    arguments: my/package

Status

This module is flagged as preview which means that it is not guaranteed to have a backwards compatible interface.

Maintenance

This module is flagged as community which means that it is maintained by the Ansible Community. See Module Maintenance & Support for more info.

For a list of other modules that are also maintained by the Ansible Community, see here.

Author

  • Dimitrios Tydeas Mengidis (@dmtrs)
  • René Moser (@resmo)

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