Is composer compatible with MacPorts?

Andrew Udvare audvare at
Tue Apr 23 20:05:19 UTC 2019

On 23/04/2019 16:02, Murray Eisenberg wrote:
> 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?


Composer is a completely separate project and is compatible with a lot
of PHP environments. It does not install C extensions (or modules). It
does not modify the PHP environment. It simply keeps track of files
within a project.

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