Stuart Herbert has put together a series of posts detailing how to get the Phix component creation and management tool installed on various operating systems.
Phix makes it extremely easy to create and maintain your own PEAR-installer compatible components for reuse in your PHP applications. Installation takes just seconds, and it's both open-source and framework-agnostic!
The OS guides help you get it installed for:
For more information about Phix (including helpful "getting started" details) check out the project's website.