There are several options for downloading PECL extensions, such as:
The pecl install extname command downloads the
extensions code automatically, so in this case there is no need
for a separate download.
The PECL web site contains information about the different extensions
that are offered by the PHP Development Team. The information available
here includes: ChangeLog, release notes, requirements and other similar
pecl download extname
PECL extensions that have releases listed on the PECL web site are
available for download and installation using the » pecl command.
Specific revisions may also be specified.
Most PECL extensions also reside in SVN. A web-based view may
be seen at » http://svn.php.net/viewvc/pecl/.
To download straight from SVN, the following
sequence of commands may be used: