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The Symfony Polyfill / PHP 7.1 Component
The Symfony Polyfill / PHP 7.1 Component¶
This component provides some PHP 7.1 features to applications using earlier PHP versions.
$ composer require symfony/polyfill-php71
If you install this component outside of a Symfony application, you must
vendor/autoload.php file in your code to enable the class
autoloading mechanism provided by Composer. Read
this article for more details.
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