You are getting this error in console when using Composer commands:
PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size of XXXXXX bytes exhausted (tried to allocate XXXX bytes) in phar...
In this post we will show you ways to solve this Composer memory limit error.
Way 1: Increase PHP memory_limit
Open your php.ini configuration file and change memory_limit config as below:
; Use -1 for unlimited or define an explicit value like 2G memory_limit = -1
Way 2: Use COMPOSER_MEMORY_LIMIT environment variable
if you do not want to change any config in
php.ini, you can use
COMPOSER_MEMORY_LIMIT environment variable directly in command line like this:
$ COMPOSER_MEMORY_LIMIT=-1 composer install
Let us know if it works for you by adding a comment in below form. Thank you for reading the post.