PEAR is a popular PHP package manager, it doesn’t come by default on OSX, how to install PEAR on OSX 10.9 Mavericks and earlier versions of OSX.
Check if you have it
If not, move into:
curl -O http://pear.php.net/go-pear.phar
if you are denied permission try it with sudo
sudo curl -O http://pear.php.net/go-pear.phar
sudo php -d detect_unicode=0 go-pear.phar
Click yes a couple of times during the install
Add PEAR to your PATH
cd vi .bashrc //or vi .bash_profile //Add to your PATH variable: // ->/Users/USERNAME/pear/bin export PATH="/usr/local/mysql/bin:/Users/USERNAME/pear/bin:$PATH"
> pear version // Output should be > PEAR Version: 1.9.4 PHP Version: 5.4.17 Zend Engine Version: 2.4.0 Running on: Darwin admins-MacBook.local 13.0.0 Darwin Kernel Version 13.0.0: Thu Sep 19 22:22:27 PDT 2013; root:xnu-2422.1.72~6/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64
That’s PEAR installed and ready.
pear upgrade pear