[pkg-php-pear] Are Symfony apps bound to composer, and not really compatible to Debian packages philosophy

Mathieu Parent math.parent at gmail.com
Fri Dec 4 14:57:08 UTC 2015

2015-12-04 14:35 GMT+01:00 Olivier Berger <olivier.berger at telecom-sudparis.eu>:
> Hi.
> I hope someone is reading here, beyond notifications about packages and
> bugs.
> I'm thinking about the deployment of applications built with Symfony on
> to Debian systems, as Symfony seems to be packaged.
> But I'm wondering if this is really a viable option, since Symfony apps
> seem to be very much tied to composer.
> Is it possible to get rid of the vendors/ dir and still have autoloader
> mechanisms working, provided all dependencies would be installed as
> Debian packages ?
> Maybe I need to RTFM more on composer...
> I've reported a wishlist for some documentations along those lines in
> #806903, FWIW.
> Or maybe the symfony packaging is misleading, and it's just a matter of
> PHP libs under the symfony umbrella, and symfony apps won't be supported
> per se ?

pkg-php-tools is currently able to convert COmposer pkgs to debs.

But it doesn't handle autoload, and I'm not going to make it as I
don't understand autoload in Composer.




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