There are several options for downloading PECL extensions, such as:
Listed here is information like the ChangeLog, release information, requirements, revisions, etc. Although not every PECL extension has a webpage, most do.
pear download extname
The pear command may also be used to download source files. Specific revisions may also be specified.
All PECL files reside in CVS. A web-based view may be seen at http://cvs.php.net/pecl/. To download straight from CVS, consider the following where phpfi is the password for user cvsread:
$ cvs -d:pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/repository login $ cvs -d:pserver:email@example.com:/repository co pecl/extname
Windows users may find compiled PECL binaries by downloading the Collection of PECL modules from the PHP Downloads page, and by retrieving a PECL Snapshot. To compile PHP under Windows, read the Win32 Build README.