GitLab Documentation

Builds API

List project builds

Get a list of builds in a project.

GET /projects/:id/builds
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
scope string or array of strings no The scope of builds to show, one or array of: created, pending, running, failed, success, canceled, skipped; showing all builds if none provided
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" 'https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/1/builds?scope%5B0%5D=pending&scope%5B1%5D=running'

Example of response

[
  {
    "commit": {
      "author_email": "admin@example.com",
      "author_name": "Administrator",
      "created_at": "2015-12-24T16:51:14.000+01:00",
      "id": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
      "message": "Test the CI integration.",
      "short_id": "0ff3ae19",
      "title": "Test the CI integration."
    },
    "coverage": null,
    "created_at": "2015-12-24T15:51:21.802Z",
    "artifacts_file": {
      "filename": "artifacts.zip",
      "size": 1000
    },
    "finished_at": "2015-12-24T17:54:27.895Z",
    "id": 7,
    "name": "teaspoon",
    "pipeline": {
      "id": 6,
      "ref": "master",
      "sha": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
      "status": "pending"
    },
    "ref": "master",
    "runner": null,
    "stage": "test",
    "started_at": "2015-12-24T17:54:27.722Z",
    "status": "failed",
    "tag": false,
    "user": {
      "avatar_url": "http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80&d=identicon",
      "bio": null,
      "created_at": "2015-12-21T13:14:24.077Z",
      "id": 1,
      "is_admin": true,
      "linkedin": "",
      "name": "Administrator",
      "skype": "",
      "state": "active",
      "twitter": "",
      "username": "root",
      "web_url": "http://gitlab.dev/root",
      "website_url": ""
    }
  },
  {
    "commit": {
      "author_email": "admin@example.com",
      "author_name": "Administrator",
      "created_at": "2015-12-24T16:51:14.000+01:00",
      "id": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
      "message": "Test the CI integration.",
      "short_id": "0ff3ae19",
      "title": "Test the CI integration."
    },
    "coverage": null,
    "created_at": "2015-12-24T15:51:21.727Z",
    "artifacts_file": null,
    "finished_at": "2015-12-24T17:54:24.921Z",
    "id": 6,
    "name": "spinach:other",
    "pipeline": {
      "id": 6,
      "ref": "master",
      "sha": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
      "status": "pending"
    },
    "ref": "master",
    "runner": null,
    "stage": "test",
    "started_at": "2015-12-24T17:54:24.729Z",
    "status": "failed",
    "tag": false,
    "user": {
      "avatar_url": "http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80&d=identicon",
      "bio": null,
      "created_at": "2015-12-21T13:14:24.077Z",
      "id": 1,
      "is_admin": true,
      "linkedin": "",
      "name": "Administrator",
      "skype": "",
      "state": "active",
      "twitter": "",
      "username": "root",
      "web_url": "http://gitlab.dev/root",
      "website_url": ""
    }
  }
]

List commit builds

Get a list of builds for specific commit in a project.

This endpoint will return all builds, from all pipelines for a given commit. If the commit SHA is not found, it will respond with 404, otherwise it will return an array of builds (an empty array if there are no builds for this particular commit).

GET /projects/:id/repository/commits/:sha/builds
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
sha string yes The SHA id of a commit
scope string or array of strings no The scope of builds to show, one or array of: created, pending, running, failed, success, canceled, skipped; showing all builds if none provided
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" 'https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/1/repository/commits/0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd/builds?scope%5B0%5D=pending&scope%5B1%5D=running'

Example of response

[
  {
    "commit": {
      "author_email": "admin@example.com",
      "author_name": "Administrator",
      "created_at": "2015-12-24T16:51:14.000+01:00",
      "id": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
      "message": "Test the CI integration.",
      "short_id": "0ff3ae19",
      "title": "Test the CI integration."
    },
    "coverage": null,
    "created_at": "2016-01-11T10:13:33.506Z",
    "artifacts_file": null,
    "finished_at": "2016-01-11T10:14:09.526Z",
    "id": 69,
    "name": "rubocop",
    "pipeline": {
      "id": 6,
      "ref": "master",
      "sha": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
      "status": "pending"
    },
    "ref": "master",
    "runner": null,
    "stage": "test",
    "started_at": null,
    "status": "canceled",
    "tag": false,
    "user": null
  },
  {
    "commit": {
      "author_email": "admin@example.com",
      "author_name": "Administrator",
      "created_at": "2015-12-24T16:51:14.000+01:00",
      "id": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
      "message": "Test the CI integration.",
      "short_id": "0ff3ae19",
      "title": "Test the CI integration."
    },
    "coverage": null,
    "created_at": "2015-12-24T15:51:21.957Z",
    "artifacts_file": null,
    "finished_at": "2015-12-24T17:54:33.913Z",
    "id": 9,
    "name": "brakeman",
    "pipeline": {
      "id": 6,
      "ref": "master",
      "sha": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
      "status": "pending"
    },
    "ref": "master",
    "runner": null,
    "stage": "test",
    "started_at": "2015-12-24T17:54:33.727Z",
    "status": "failed",
    "tag": false,
    "user": {
      "avatar_url": "http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80&d=identicon",
      "bio": null,
      "created_at": "2015-12-21T13:14:24.077Z",
      "id": 1,
      "is_admin": true,
      "linkedin": "",
      "name": "Administrator",
      "skype": "",
      "state": "active",
      "twitter": "",
      "username": "root",
      "web_url": "http://gitlab.dev/root",
      "website_url": ""
    }
  }
]

Get a single build

Get a single build of a project

GET /projects/:id/builds/:build_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
build_id integer yes The ID of a build
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/1/builds/8"

Example of response

{
  "commit": {
    "author_email": "admin@example.com",
    "author_name": "Administrator",
    "created_at": "2015-12-24T16:51:14.000+01:00",
    "id": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
    "message": "Test the CI integration.",
    "short_id": "0ff3ae19",
    "title": "Test the CI integration."
  },
  "coverage": null,
  "created_at": "2015-12-24T15:51:21.880Z",
  "artifacts_file": null,
  "finished_at": "2015-12-24T17:54:31.198Z",
  "id": 8,
  "name": "rubocop",
  "pipeline": {
    "id": 6,
    "ref": "master",
    "sha": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
    "status": "pending"
  },
  "ref": "master",
  "runner": null,
  "stage": "test",
  "started_at": "2015-12-24T17:54:30.733Z",
  "status": "failed",
  "tag": false,
  "user": {
    "avatar_url": "http://www.gravatar.com/avatar/e64c7d89f26bd1972efa854d13d7dd61?s=80&d=identicon",
    "bio": null,
    "created_at": "2015-12-21T13:14:24.077Z",
    "id": 1,
    "is_admin": true,
    "linkedin": "",
    "name": "Administrator",
    "skype": "",
    "state": "active",
    "twitter": "",
    "username": "root",
    "web_url": "http://gitlab.dev/root",
    "website_url": ""
  }
}

Get build artifacts

Introduced in GitLab 8.5

Get build artifacts of a project

GET /projects/:id/builds/:build_id/artifacts
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
build_id integer yes The ID of a build
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/1/builds/8/artifacts"

Response:

Status Description
200 Serves the artifacts file
404 Build not found or no artifacts

Download the artifacts file

Introduced in GitLab 8.10.

Download the artifacts file from the given reference name and job provided the build finished successfully.

GET /projects/:id/builds/artifacts/:ref_name/download?job=name

Parameters

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
ref_name string yes The ref from a repository
job string yes The name of the job

Example request:

curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/1/builds/artifacts/master/download?job=test"

Example response:

Status Description
200 Serves the artifacts file
404 Build not found or no artifacts

Get a trace file

Get a trace of a specific build of a project

GET /projects/:id/builds/:build_id/trace
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
build_id integer yes The ID of a build
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/1/builds/8/trace"

Response:

Status Description
200 Serves the trace file
404 Build not found or no trace file

Cancel a build

Cancel a single build of a project

POST /projects/:id/builds/:build_id/cancel
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
build_id integer yes The ID of a build
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/1/builds/1/cancel"

Example of response

{
  "commit": {
    "author_email": "admin@example.com",
    "author_name": "Administrator",
    "created_at": "2015-12-24T16:51:14.000+01:00",
    "id": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
    "message": "Test the CI integration.",
    "short_id": "0ff3ae19",
    "title": "Test the CI integration."
  },
  "coverage": null,
  "created_at": "2016-01-11T10:13:33.506Z",
  "artifacts_file": null,
  "finished_at": "2016-01-11T10:14:09.526Z",
  "id": 69,
  "name": "rubocop",
  "ref": "master",
  "runner": null,
  "stage": "test",
  "started_at": null,
  "status": "canceled",
  "tag": false,
  "user": null
}

Retry a build

Retry a single build of a project

POST /projects/:id/builds/:build_id/retry
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
build_id integer yes The ID of a build
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/1/builds/1/retry"

Example of response

{
  "commit": {
    "author_email": "admin@example.com",
    "author_name": "Administrator",
    "created_at": "2015-12-24T16:51:14.000+01:00",
    "id": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
    "message": "Test the CI integration.",
    "short_id": "0ff3ae19",
    "title": "Test the CI integration."
  },
  "coverage": null,
  "created_at": "2016-01-11T10:13:33.506Z",
  "artifacts_file": null,
  "finished_at": null,
  "id": 69,
  "name": "rubocop",
  "ref": "master",
  "runner": null,
  "stage": "test",
  "started_at": null,
  "status": "pending",
  "tag": false,
  "user": null
}

Erase a build

Erase a single build of a project (remove build artifacts and a build trace)

POST /projects/:id/builds/:build_id/erase

Parameters

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
build_id integer yes The ID of a build

Example of request

curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/1/builds/1/erase"

Example of response

{
  "commit": {
    "author_email": "admin@example.com",
    "author_name": "Administrator",
    "created_at": "2015-12-24T16:51:14.000+01:00",
    "id": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
    "message": "Test the CI integration.",
    "short_id": "0ff3ae19",
    "title": "Test the CI integration."
  },
  "coverage": null,
  "download_url": null,
  "id": 69,
  "name": "rubocop",
  "ref": "master",
  "runner": null,
  "stage": "test",
  "created_at": "2016-01-11T10:13:33.506Z",
  "started_at": "2016-01-11T10:13:33.506Z",
  "finished_at": "2016-01-11T10:15:10.506Z",
  "status": "failed",
  "tag": false,
  "user": null
}

Keep artifacts

Prevents artifacts from being deleted when expiration is set.

POST /projects/:id/builds/:build_id/artifacts/keep

Parameters

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
build_id integer yes The ID of a build

Example request:

curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/1/builds/1/artifacts/keep"

Example response:

{
  "commit": {
    "author_email": "admin@example.com",
    "author_name": "Administrator",
    "created_at": "2015-12-24T16:51:14.000+01:00",
    "id": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
    "message": "Test the CI integration.",
    "short_id": "0ff3ae19",
    "title": "Test the CI integration."
  },
  "coverage": null,
  "download_url": null,
  "id": 69,
  "name": "rubocop",
  "ref": "master",
  "runner": null,
  "stage": "test",
  "created_at": "2016-01-11T10:13:33.506Z",
  "started_at": "2016-01-11T10:13:33.506Z",
  "finished_at": "2016-01-11T10:15:10.506Z",
  "status": "failed",
  "tag": false,
  "user": null
}

Play a build

Triggers a manual action to start a build.

POST /projects/:id/builds/:build_id/play
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer yes The ID of a project
build_id integer yes The ID of a build
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: 9koXpg98eAheJpvBs5tK" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v3/projects/1/builds/1/play"

Example of response

{
  "commit": {
    "author_email": "admin@example.com",
    "author_name": "Administrator",
    "created_at": "2015-12-24T16:51:14.000+01:00",
    "id": "0ff3ae198f8601a285adcf5c0fff204ee6fba5fd",
    "message": "Test the CI integration.",
    "short_id": "0ff3ae19",
    "title": "Test the CI integration."
  },
  "coverage": null,
  "created_at": "2016-01-11T10:13:33.506Z",
  "artifacts_file": null,
  "finished_at": null,
  "id": 69,
  "name": "rubocop",
  "ref": "master",
  "runner": null,
  "stage": "test",
  "started_at": null,
  "status": "started",
  "tag": false,
  "user": null
}