Composer: PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size of … exhausted…

phpIf you are using composer in your php project, you might encounter the the same error as mine.

PHP Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 536870912 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 71 bytes) in phar:///sf2projects/myproject/composer.phar/src/Composer/DependencyResolver/RuleWatchGraph.php on line 47

To solve this PHP fatal error allowed memory size exhausted problem, refer to the solution below:-


  • You can use a php parameter to specify the allowed memory like below:-
    php -d memory-limit=1G composer require vendorname/bundlename

    *You can adjust the memory limit value to 768M, 1024M, 1G, 2G to suite your need

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