Release

GET /api/1/release/(sha1_git)/

Get information about a release in the archive. Releases are identified by sha1 checksums, compatible with Git tag identifiers. See swh.model.identifiers.release_identifier() in our data model module for details about how they are computed.

Parameters
  • sha1_git (string) – hexadecimal representation of the release sha1_git identifier

Request Headers
  • Accept – the requested response content type, either application/json (default) or application/yaml

Response Headers
Response JSON Object
  • author (object) – information about the author of the release

  • date (string) – ISO representation of the release date (in UTC)

  • id (string) – the release unique identifier

  • message (string) – the message associated to the release

  • name (string) – the name of the release

  • target (string) – the target identifier of the release

  • target_type (string) – the type of the target, can be either release, revision, content, directory

  • target_url (string) – a link to the adequate api url based on the target type

Status Codes

Example:

https://archive.softwareheritage.org/api/1/release/208f61cc7a5dbc9879ae6e5c2f95891e270f09ef/