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XAMPP, PHP 5.3, PEAR, and PHAR (what a mess)

Dear Reader,

The Short Version

If you are installing PHP 5.3 and when you run go-pear.bat you get this:

phar "C:\xampp\php\PEAR\go-pear.phar" does not have a signature

Edit your php.ini file and find the lines:

; http://php.net/phar.require-hash
; phar.require_hash = On

Change them to :

; http://php.net/phar.require-hash
phar.require_hash = Off

Save and then run

go-pear

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