When running with Apache PHP SAPI, the Xdebug profiler can be triggered by appending the « XDEBUG_PROFILER=1 » to the GET or POST request.
But how do you trigger the profiler with the CLI SAPI?
You would be tempted to set a XDEBUG_PROFILER=1 environment variable, but it won’t help…
The trigger in CLI is not that obvious, and here is the environment variable you need to set :
The full options supported by this environment variable are detailled in the xdebug.org/docs/remote page, but I always forget about it :/