1.5.0 - released 2017-08-08

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  • Changed the package install order to ensure that plugins are always installed as soon as possible
  • Added ability to call composer from within sub-directories of a project
  • Added support for GitLab API v4
  • Added support for GitLab sub-groups
  • Added some more rules to composer validate
  • Added support for reading the USER env when guessing the username in composer init
  • Added warning when uncompressing files with the same name but difference cases on case insensitive filesystems
  • Added htaccess-protect option / COMPOSER_HTACCESS_PROTECT env var to disable the .htaccess creation in home dir (defaults to true)
  • Improved clear-cache command
  • Minor improvements/fixes and many documentation updates