10.6. PEAR Commands
In this section, you learn all the PEAR Installer commands for installation and maintenance of packages on your system. For each of the commands, you will have the output of pear help command, and a thorough explanation of every option the command offers. If you notice commands mentioned in some of the help text that you do not find covered here, those commands are used by PEAR package maintaners during development. The development commands are covered in Chapter 12.
10.6.1. pear install
This command takes the content of a package file and installs files in your designated PEAR directories. You may specify the package to install as a local file, just the package name or as a full HTTP URL. Here's the help text for pear install ...