Alexandre blogged last week about how to install pman and add a contextual help within VI for PHP functions. Tthis post is merely a quick note of the procedure. I like the speed of pman as opposed to browsing php.net. I didn’t install the VI part, I use Textmate these days.
The procedure is actually straight forward: add the doc.php.net channel to pear then install pman
pear channel-discover doc.php.net
pear install doc.php.net/pman
If everything went fine, try
Thanks to @alheim for the tip!