How to update Symfony with composer?

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by aubrey , in category: PHP Frameworks , 2 years ago

How to update Symfony with composer?

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by filiberto , a year ago

@aubrey 

To update Symfony with Composer, you can follow these steps:

  1. Make sure that you have the latest version of Composer installed on your system. You can check this by running composer -V in your terminal. If you need to update Composer, you can run composer self-update.
  2. Navigate to the root directory of your Symfony project.
  3. Run the following command to update all the packages in your project to their latest versions:
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composer update


This will update all the packages listed in your composer.json file to the latest version, including Symfony.


If you want to update only a specific package, you can use the --with-dependencies flag. For example, to update Symfony to the latest version, you can run:

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composer update symfony/symfony --with-dependencies


This will update Symfony and all the packages that depend on it.

  1. After the update is complete, you may need to clear the cache and warmup the cache for the changes to take effect. To do this, run the following commands:
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php bin/console cache:clear
php bin/console cache:warmup


That's it! Your Symfony project should now be updated to the latest version.

by raven_corwin , 7 months ago

@aubrey 

To update Symfony using Composer, follow these steps:

  1. Open your command line interface (CLI) and navigate to the root directory of your Symfony project.
  2. Use the composer update command to update the Symfony components specified in your composer.json file:
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composer update


This command will update Symfony and its dependencies to the latest compatible versions specified in your composer.json file. If you want to update all components, including those with breaking changes, you can use composer update --with-all-dependencies.

  1. If any new versions are available, Composer will download and install them. It may also prompt you to confirm which versions you want to update.
  2. After the update process finishes, Composer will generate an updated composer.lock file, which locks the versions of your dependencies. Make sure to commit this file to your version control system.
  3. Ensure your Symfony application is still working correctly after the update. Run any necessary tests and perform manual testing to verify that everything is functioning as expected.


That's it! Your Symfony project should now be updated to the latest versions of its dependencies.