Dependency reports

In addition to the command arguments described in this topic, see Common arguments.

Run all Magento CLI commands as the Magento file system owner.

Overview of dependency reports

You can run the following types of reports:

  • Module dependencies: Shows the total number of dependencies between modules and whether the dependencies are hard or soft.
  • Circular dependencies: Shows the total number of dependency chains and the number and list of circular dependencies for each module.
  • Framework dependencies: Shows the total number of dependencies on the Magento framework by module (including the total number of framework entries for each library).

A dependency in a comment is also a dependency.

Run dependency reports

Command options:

magento info:dependencies:{show-modules|show-modules-circular|show-framework} [-d|--directory="<path>"] [-o|--output="<path and filename"]

The following table explains this command’s options, parameters, and values.

Parameter Value Required?
show-modules Module dependencies report. Yes
show-modules-circular Circular dependencies report. Yes
show-framework Framework dependencies report. Yes
-d --directory Path to the base directory to start searching for report data. No
-o --output Specifies the absolute file system path and file name of the comma-separated value (csv) output file for the report. No

If no directory or filename is passed as an argument, the following application root is used as the default directory, and the following default filenames are used:

Command Filename
magento info:dependencies:show-modules modules-dependencies.csv
magento info:dependencies:show-modules-circular modules-circular-dependencies.csv
magento info:dependencies:show-framework framework-dependencies.csv

Sample module dependencies report

The following is a portion of the output for a sample module dependencies report:

"","All","Hard","Soft"
"Total number of dependencies","602","587","15"

"Dependencies for each module:","All","Hard","Soft"
"magento/module-cron","2","2","0"
" -- magento/module-config","","1","0"
" -- magento/module-store","","1","0"

"magento/module-catalog-rule","8","8","0"
" -- magento/module-store","","1","0"
" -- magento/module-rule","","1","0"
" -- magento/module-catalog","","1","0"
" -- magento/module-customer","","1","0"
" -- magento/module-backend","","1","0"
" -- magento/module-eav","","1","0"
" -- magento/module-indexer","","1","0"
" -- magento/module-import-export","","1","0"

Sample circular dependencies report

The following is a portion of the output for a sample circular dependencies report:

"Circular dependencies:","Total number of chains"
"","848"

"Circular dependencies for each module:",""
"magento/module-config","70"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-store->magento/module-directory->magento/module-config"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-store->magento/module-config"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-cron->magento/module-config"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-email->magento/module-config"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-backend->magento/module-theme->magento/module-customer->magento/module-eav->magento/module-config"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-backend->magento/module-reports->magento/module-config"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-backend->magento/module-sales->magento/module-catalog->magento/module-theme->magento/module-eav->magento/module-config"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-backend->magento/module-sales->magento/module-catalog->magento/module-log->magento/module-eav->magento/module-config"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-backend->magento/module-sales->magento/module-customer->magento/module-checkout->magento/module-catalog-inventory->magento/module-config"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-backend->magento/module-sales->magento/module-customer->magento/module-checkout->magento/module-config"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-backend->magento/module-sales->magento/module-customer->magento/module-theme->magento/module-config"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-backend->magento/module-sales->magento/module-payment->magento/module-config"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-backend->magento/module-sales->magento/module-checkout->magento/module-customer->magento/module-review->magento/module-catalog->magento/module-themeax->magento/module-config"
"magento/module-config->magento/module-backend->magento/module-sales->magento/module-checkout->magento/module-customer->magento/module-review->magento/module-catalog->magento/module-catalog-rule->magento/module-rule->magento/module-eav->magento/module-config"

Sample framework dependencies report

The following is a portion of the output for a sample framework dependencies report:

"Dependencies of framework:","Total number"
"","111"

"Dependencies for each module:",""
"Magento\Cron","1"
" -- Magento\Framework","143"

"Magento\CatalogRule","1"
" -- Magento\Framework","234"

"Magento\Webapi","2"
" -- Magento\Framework","347"
" -- Magento\Server","1"

"Magento\Checkout","1"
" -- Magento\Framework","759"

"Magento\Reports","1"
" -- Magento\Framework","553"