"require": {
        "segmentio/analytics-php": "^1.5",

This code is there in composer json, when i have composer update the segmentio lib version changed from 1.5 to 1.7 not sure why.

  • any thoughts on this ?
    – devhs
    May 6, 2021 at 12:15

1 Answer 1


require means, the package you are installing require this package: please check link

The ^ in module version represent version number up to it can be update.

For example ^1.5 is equivalent to >=1.5 <2.0.0

For more information see link

  • Thanks for the answer can you please answer if their any possibility to override library php file in module such as /Magento2/vendor/segmentio/analytics-php/lib/Segment/QueueConsumer.php ?
    – devhs
    May 6, 2021 at 12:28
  • welcome @devhs. it is a third party lib not a Magento 2 standard module.I not aware about overriding third party lib. I will check and try it.
    – Pawan
    May 6, 2021 at 12:35
  • Thanks for sharing your thoughts, i need to check if it can be override or not
    – devhs
    May 6, 2021 at 12:48

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