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Hello I installed the latest version of XAMPP (1.7.4) on my windows xp system. Now when i want to install Pear:

k:\xampp\php>go-pear.bat

I am confronted with the following error:

manifest cannot be larger than 100 MB in phar "K:\xampp\php\PEAR\go-pear.phar"PH P Warning: require_once(phar://go-pear.phar/index.php): failed to open stream: phar error: invalid url or non-existent phar "phar://go-pear.phar/index.php" in K:\xampp\php\PEAR\go-pear.phar on line 1236

Warning: require_once(phar://go-pear.phar/index.php): failed to open stream: pha r error: invalid url or non-existent phar "phar://go-pear.phar/index.php" in K:\ xampp\php\PEAR\go-pear.phar on line 1236 Press any key to continue

Line 1236 on in the go-pear.phar is this:

require_once 'phar://go-pear.phar/index.php'; __HALT_COMPILER();<

And after the last < there is a weird character sign. And if i take away that charachter I can't it doesn't help. She the image below for the character.

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Any help is very much appreciated.

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Just a quick update from IRC: The current work-around is that he doesn't need to run go-pear.bat because PEAR is actually included in Xampp.

However, it's recommended to update the included install regardless:

C:\XAMPP\PHP>pear upgrade PEAR

Updated, 2011-03-16: We also fixed the download link (for the .phar) so e.g. Internet Explorer opens a "Save As..." dialog instead of displaying the file contents. So this should take care of the file corrupting on some systems.

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Hello Till, I did an upgrade. But this did not solve my problem. – sanders Mar 11 '11 at 7:04
    
Hey, can you add what the error is now? Because you have pear installed. ;-) – Till Mar 11 '11 at 8:54

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