Last Updated: February 25, 2016
· pleone

Symfony2 Call Service from Command

Normally ( in controllers ) to use DIC and call a service you use:


But if you want to call a service in a class that extends Command ( Symfony\Component\Console\Command\Command ) you have to use this:


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You can also use extend the ContainerAwareCommand:

use Symfony\Bundle\FrameworkBundle\Command\ContainerAwareCommand;

class FooCommand extends ContainerAwareCommand
    // ...

Then you can use:

over 1 year ago ·

Into Symfony 2.3.7
$em = $this->getContainer()->get('doctrine.orm.entity_manager');

over 1 year ago ·

You can also just decouple your commands from Symfony and use them as services, then you can do a regular dependecy injection to the constructor of the command.

over 1 year ago ·