Issue links API

The simple “relates to” relationship moved to GitLab Core in 13.4.

List issue relations

Get a list of a given issue’s related issues, sorted by the relationship creation datetime (ascending). Issues are filtered according to the user authorizations.

GET /projects/:id/issues/:issue_iid/links

Parameters:

Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
issue_iid integer yes The internal ID of a project’s issue
[
  {
    "id" : 84,
    "iid" : 14,
    "issue_link_id": 1
    "project_id" : 4,
    "created_at" : "2016-01-07T12:44:33.959Z",
    "title" : "Issues with auth",
    "state" : "opened",
    "assignees" : [],
    "assignee" : null,
    "labels" : [
      "bug"
    ],
    "author" : {
      "name" : "Alexandra Bashirian",
      "avatar_url" : null,
      "state" : "active",
      "web_url" : "https://gitlab.example.com/eileen.lowe",
      "id" : 18,
      "username" : "eileen.lowe"
    },
    "description" : null,
    "updated_at" : "2016-01-07T12:44:33.959Z",
    "milestone" : null,
    "subscribed" : true,
    "user_notes_count": 0,
    "due_date": null,
    "web_url": "http://example.com/example/example/issues/14",
    "confidential": false,
    "weight": null,
    "link_type": "relates_to",
    "link_created_at": "2016-01-07T12:44:33.959Z",
    "link_updated_at": "2016-01-07T12:44:33.959Z"
  }
]

Creates a two-way relation between two issues. The user must be allowed to update both issues to succeed.

POST /projects/:id/issues/:issue_iid/links
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
issue_iid integer yes The internal ID of a project’s issue
target_project_id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project of a target project
target_issue_iid integer/string yes The internal ID of a target project’s issue
link_type string no The type of the relation (“relates_to”, “blocks”, “is_blocked_by”), defaults to “relates_to”).
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/4/issues/1/links?target_project_id=5&target_issue_iid=1"

Example response:

{
  "source_issue" : {
    "id" : 83,
    "iid" : 11,
    "project_id" : 4,
    "created_at" : "2016-01-07T12:44:33.959Z",
    "title" : "Issues with auth",
    "state" : "opened",
    "assignees" : [],
    "assignee" : null,
    "labels" : [
      "bug"
    ],
    "author" : {
      "name" : "Alexandra Bashirian",
      "avatar_url" : null,
      "state" : "active",
      "web_url" : "https://gitlab.example.com/eileen.lowe",
      "id" : 18,
      "username" : "eileen.lowe"
    },
    "description" : null,
    "updated_at" : "2016-01-07T12:44:33.959Z",
    "milestone" : null,
    "subscribed" : true,
    "user_notes_count": 0,
    "due_date": null,
    "web_url": "http://example.com/example/example/issues/11",
    "confidential": false,
    "weight": null,
  },
  "target_issue" : {
    "id" : 84,
    "iid" : 14,
    "project_id" : 4,
    "created_at" : "2016-01-07T12:44:33.959Z",
    "title" : "Issues with auth",
    "state" : "opened",
    "assignees" : [],
    "assignee" : null,
    "labels" : [
      "bug"
    ],
    "author" : {
      "name" : "Alexandra Bashirian",
      "avatar_url" : null,
      "state" : "active",
      "web_url" : "https://gitlab.example.com/eileen.lowe",
      "id" : 18,
      "username" : "eileen.lowe"
    },
    "description" : null,
    "updated_at" : "2016-01-07T12:44:33.959Z",
    "milestone" : null,
    "subscribed" : true,
    "user_notes_count": 0,
    "due_date": null,
    "web_url": "http://example.com/example/example/issues/14",
    "confidential": false,
    "weight": null,
  },
  "link_type": "relates_to"
}

Deletes an issue link, thus removes the two-way relationship.

DELETE /projects/:id/issues/:issue_iid/links/:issue_link_id
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user
issue_iid integer yes The internal ID of a project’s issue
issue_link_id integer/string yes The ID of an issue relationship
link_type string no The type of the relation (‘relates_to’, ‘blocks’, ‘is_blocked_by’), defaults to ‘relates_to’
{
  "source_issue" : {
    "id" : 83,
    "iid" : 11,
    "project_id" : 4,
    "created_at" : "2016-01-07T12:44:33.959Z",
    "title" : "Issues with auth",
    "state" : "opened",
    "assignees" : [],
    "assignee" : null,
    "labels" : [
      "bug"
    ],
    "author" : {
      "name" : "Alexandra Bashirian",
      "avatar_url" : null,
      "state" : "active",
      "web_url" : "https://gitlab.example.com/eileen.lowe",
      "id" : 18,
      "username" : "eileen.lowe"
    },
    "description" : null,
    "updated_at" : "2016-01-07T12:44:33.959Z",
    "milestone" : null,
    "subscribed" : true,
    "user_notes_count": 0,
    "due_date": null,
    "web_url": "http://example.com/example/example/issues/11",
    "confidential": false,
    "weight": null,
  },
  "target_issue" : {
    "id" : 84,
    "iid" : 14,
    "project_id" : 4,
    "created_at" : "2016-01-07T12:44:33.959Z",
    "title" : "Issues with auth",
    "state" : "opened",
    "assignees" : [],
    "assignee" : null,
    "labels" : [
      "bug"
    ],
    "author" : {
      "name" : "Alexandra Bashirian",
      "avatar_url" : null,
      "state" : "active",
      "web_url" : "https://gitlab.example.com/eileen.lowe",
      "id" : 18,
      "username" : "eileen.lowe"
    },
    "description" : null,
    "updated_at" : "2016-01-07T12:44:33.959Z",
    "milestone" : null,
    "subscribed" : true,
    "user_notes_count": 0,
    "due_date": null,
    "web_url": "http://example.com/example/example/issues/14",
    "confidential": false,
    "weight": null,
  },
  "link_type": "relates_to"
}