Installer for PHP's runkit and runkit7 extensions
This package enables you to automate the installation of Runkit7 in development and CI environments, for projects that require the flexibility offered by runkit.
Runkit7 is the unofficial fork of PHP's runkit extension, upgraded to work with PHP 7.0 and above.
With runkit, developers can dynamically redefine code behavior at run-time (often referred to as "monkey-patching"). While it's usually a very bad idea to do in production environments, monkey-patching can be useful in scenarios where tests need to do things like redefine constants or remove functions.
In order to use the Runkit7 installer, your target environment must support PECL and PEAR.
You may install the Runkit7 Installer package via Composer:
$ composer require --dev stevegrunwell/runkit7-installer
Then, either in a development environment or as part of your CI workflow, run the
Note: If you receive permission issues, you may need to run the command above prefixed with
If you wish to install a specific version of Runkit7, you may pass the version number to the script as an argument:
$ ./vendor/bin/install-runkit.sh 1.0.5b1
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