Some quick sugar for working with Symfony Process

v1.0.1 2019-08-09 07:44 UTC

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This is a quick bit of sugar for working with Symfony Process.

use \ProcessHelper\ProcessHelper as PH;
$p = PH::runOk(['ls -la @TGT', 'TGT' => '/home/myuser/Documents/Lots of Stuff']);
print_r(explode("\n", $p->getOutput()));

Bits of extra behavior:

  • Set env var DEBUG to display information about any commands as they are executed. (This is loosely similar to using bash's set -x.)
    • DEBUG=1 - Show basic summary information
    • DEBUG=2 - Show full, real-time output
  • The run() and runOk() helpers will execute the command while respecting the DEBUG option.
  • The run() and runOk() helpers will automatically cast strings and arrays into Process objects. When constructing the Process, variables may be escaped and interpolated.
  • The runOk() helper will assert that the command executed normally. If there's an error, it throws an exception. The resulting exception message will report more details about the failed subcommand.

This doesn't really seem like it should be a standalone project, except that I've found these snippets useful in like 5+ projects...