Allows to install tools as standalone Composer dependencies.

v1.5 2022-05-13 06:39 UTC

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Last update: 2022-08-28 15:00:34 UTC


How to use cotor

You can install any composer based dev tool with cotor. It will install each package in a tools folder in your current working directory. For each tool a standalone folder named by the package without the vendor will be created.


  • list: Lists all available commands.
  • install: Installs all tools and extensions listed in your composer.json at extra.cotor.
  • install $name: Installs a new tool. $name must be a tool's composer or registered shortcut name.
  • update $name: Updates an installed tool. $name must be a tool's name without vendor or registered shortcut name.
  • update-all: Updates all installed tools.
  • outdated: Lists all tools and checks if they are up-to-date.
  • extend $name $extension: Installs a tool extension. $name must be a tool's composer or registered shortcut name. $extension must be the composer name of the extension.

How to build cotor

  1. Ensure you've got box installed in your $PATH.
  2. Run box compile to create a new cotor.phar.

box takes the latest git tag or hash to propagate this as the PHARs version. So be sure to hava a proper git history before running the command.