PEAR PHP in local MAMP dev environment

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Depending on your php and MAMP version  you’ll find your pear installer somewhere like here:
/Applications/MAMP/bin/php/php5.6.2/bin

cd into that directory and install your pear packages like this:
sudo ./pear install Net_SMTP

You can find a db of all available pear packages here: https://pear.php.net/packages.php