PEAR is a poplular 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
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
Add to your PATH variable:
So the PATH variable line will look something like this, each path is separated by a colon and finished with the variable $PATH
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.