On Drupal 9, I want to install the Taxonomy menu module using Composer, but I get the following error.

Using version ^3.4 for drupal/taxonomy_menu
./composer.json has been updated
Loading composer repositories with package information
Updating dependencies (including require-dev)
Package operations: 1 install, 0 updates, 0 removals

  • Installing drupal/taxonomy_menu (dev-3.x e89d1e8): Authentication required (git.drupalcode.org): Username:

The command is waiting for a Git username/password, but two days ago the installation ran smoothly.

How can I ask for a stable version of the module?
On the project's page they write that, as of 21 May 2019, Taxonomy menu 8.x-3.x-dev is already fully compatible with Drupal 9.

This must be why composer require initially proposed 3.4 version and ultimately tried to install the dev-3.x version.


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How can I ask for a stable version of the module?

You can't install a stable version of Taxonomy Menu module for Drupal 9 at the moment because no such version exists.

If you look at the project page, you see the latest version is 3.4 which is marked Requires Drupal: 8.x.


So, if you want to use a stable version, you have to stay with Drupal 8 for now.

To use the dev version on Drupal 9, you can do this in composer.json:

    "drupal/taxonomy_menu": "3.x-dev",

Normally you should not need to authenticate to git. It's probably a proxy issue; you might find some hints in this discussion.


In a similar situation inside a lando (docker local developement environment) I was able to overcome this problem by getting a new personal_access_tokens from https://gitlab.com/-/profile/personal_access_tokens

and running

lando composer config -g gitlab-oauth.gitlab.com glpat-XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
  • It's a good answer in general, but it doesn't work for Drupal as git.drupalcode.org doesn't allow you to use personal access tokens.
    – Jonathan
    Sep 16, 2022 at 11:41

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