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Create a Phar (PHp ARchive) file of your Composer based PHP application



composer require macfja/phar-builder

Phar archive

You can download the Phar directly on GitHub in the release section (


Within a composer based project


With the phar

phar-builder.phar package path-to-your-composer.json-file

Command package

Extract from the vendor/bin/phar-builder help package command

  Generate a Phar from a composer.json

  package [options] [--] [<composer-json>]

  composer-json                  The path to the composer.json file.
                                 If the argument is not defined, search of a composer.json inside the current directory

      --output=OUTPUT            Where to output the Phar
      --name=NAME                The name of the Phar
      --no-dev                   Do not include dev dependencies
      --dev                      Include dev dependencies
      --no-shebang               Do not add/remove shebang
      --shebang                  Ensure that a shebang is used
      --entry-point=ENTRY-POINT  The file to include when the Phar is executed/called
      --included=INCLUDED        The list (separate by ",") of path to add in the Phar
      --excluded=EXCLUDED        The list (separate by ",") of path to exclude in the Phar
      --bz2                      Use the BZip2 compression for the Phar
      --gzip                     Use the GZip compression for the Phar
      --flat                     Do not compress the Phar
  -h, --help                     Display this help message
  -q, --quiet                    Do not output any message
  -V, --version                  Display this application version
      --ansi                     Force ANSI output
      --no-ansi                  Disable ANSI output
  -n, --no-interaction           Do not ask any interactive question
  -v|vv|vvv, --verbose           Increase the verbosity of messages: 1 for normal output, 2 for more verbose output and 3 for debug

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