Composer fails to run with PHP Fatal Error

Bug #1768023 reported by Tucker Chapman on 2018-04-30
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This bug affects 5 people
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composer (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Every command fails to run (`composer install`, `composer update`, `composer list`, `composer --version`)

Error message

    PHP Warning: require(Composer/autoload.php): failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /usr/bin/composer on line 8
    PHP Fatal error: require(): Failed opening required 'Composer/autoload.php' (include_path=':/usr/share/kopano/php') in /usr/bin/composer on line 8

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in composer (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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pwaring (launchpad-pwaring) wrote :

How did you install composer, was it via the Ubuntu package (`apt install composer`) or via getcomposer.org?

I've just installed the composer package into a clean 18.04 VM and I can run composer install, composer --version etc.

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neufeind (neufeind) wrote :

It was installed from the Ubuntu when the error happened. Using it from getcomposer worked fine.

Unfortunately I can't easily retest it anymore, as I currently lack access to that Ubuntu-machine where it happened.

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Tucker Chapman (chaptuck) wrote :

I had an issue with Kubuntu 18.04. It appears to be working again on a Kubuntu 18.04.1 VM I just installed

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