Installing Composer Lavarel on OSX

How to


At some point you may get this warning.

#!/usr/bin/env php
Some settings on your machine make Composer unable to work properly.
Make sure that you fix the issues listed below and run this script again:
The detect_unicode setting must be disabled.
Add the following to the end of your `php.ini`:
detect_unicode = Off
I got the working solution here:

Install Composer for PHP with detect_unicode = Off as a php.ini file does not exist

“There are a few solutions online, but the easiest I found was on Stack Overflow. The problem is that the PHP CLI doesn’t load the same php.ini by default, and unlike on most Linux installations there isn’t a seperate php-cli.ini and seemingly /etc/php.ini.default doesn’t load so much. You can pass it as a runtime parameter though:”


You basically run open Terminal and copy/paste the following command and hit Enter key.


sudo url -s | php -d detect_unicode=Off

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