Tip of the day: using Homebrew to get PHP Pear extensions behind a proxy

Submitted by Frederic Marand on

Four pears with leaves on a tableMost of the time, installing tools using Homebrew works flawlessly, including PHP these days. However, having to work in a client environment requiring a proxy, the PHP 8.1 post-install failed when updating Pear/Pecl channels, although the usual http_proxy and https_proxy were set and worked normally, including for the other Homebrew tasks. What could be going on ?