Composer Inline Aliases: Fake a PHP Package Version by Aliasing a Specific Commit to it

Great tip by Mattias:

You can alias directly when requiring a package:

composer require monolog/monolog:"dev-bugfix as 1.0.x-dev"

Surely comes in handy when locally adjusting a library. More info on Inline Aliases in the Composer Documentation.

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