Is composer compatible with MacPorts?

Murray Eisenberg murrayeisenberg at
Tue Apr 23 20:02:48 UTC 2019

I want to do a localhost install of Drupal 8 using the ports apache 2.4, mysql 5.7, and php 7.3 provided by MacPorts.

The preferred method for installing Drupal 8 now seems to be by using composer (from

Is composer compatible with MacPorts? Specifically:

(1) Are there conflicts?

(2) Will using composer create duplicate (albeit isolated) copies of such php modules as Drupal may require?

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