Debian project distributions API

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This is the reference documentation for the Debian project distributions API. This API is behind a feature flag that is disabled by default. To use this API, you must enable the Debian API.

caution
This API is under development and is not meant for production use.

For more information about working with Debian packages, see the Debian package registry documentation.

Enable the Debian API

The Debian API is behind a feature flag that is disabled by default. GitLab administrators with access to the GitLab Rails console can opt to enable it. To enable it, follow the instructions in Enable the Debian API.

List all Debian distributions in a project

Lists Debian distributions in the given project.

GET /projects/:id/debian_distributions
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project.
codename string no Filter with a specific codename.
suite string no Filter with a specific suite.
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/debian_distributions"

Example response:

[
  {
    "id": 1,
    "codename": "unstable",
    "suite": null,
    "origin": null,
    "label": null,
    "version": null,
    "description": null,
    "valid_time_duration_seconds": null,
    "components": [
      "main"
    ],
    "architectures": [
      "all",
      "amd64"
    ]
  }
]

Single Debian project distribution

Gets a single Debian project distribution.

GET /projects/:id/debian_distributions/:codename
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user.
codename integer yes The codename of a distribution.
curl --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/debian_distributions/unstable"

Example response:

{
  "id": 1,
  "codename": "unstable",
  "suite": null,
  "origin": null,
  "label": null,
  "version": null,
  "description": null,
  "valid_time_duration_seconds": null,
  "components": [
    "main"
  ],
  "architectures": [
    "all",
    "amd64"
  ]
}

Create a Debian project distribution

Creates a Debian project distribution.

POST /projects/:id/debian_distributions
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user.
codename string yes The Debian distribution’s codename.
suite string no The new Debian distribution’s suite.
origin string no The new Debian distribution’s origin.
label string no The new Debian distribution’s label.
version string no The new Debian distribution’s version.
description string no The new Debian distribution’s description.
valid_time_duration_seconds integer no The new Debian distribution’s valid time duration (in seconds).
components architectures no The new Debian distribution’s list of components.
architectures architectures no The new Debian distribution’s list of architectures.
curl --request POST --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/debian_distributions?codename=unstable"

Example response:

{
  "id": 1,
  "codename": "unstable",
  "suite": null,
  "origin": null,
  "label": null,
  "version": null,
  "description": null,
  "valid_time_duration_seconds": null,
  "components": [
    "main"
  ],
  "architectures": [
    "all",
    "amd64"
  ]
}

Update a Debian project distribution

Updates a Debian project distribution.

PUT /projects/:id/debian_distributions/:codename
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user.
codename string yes The Debian distribution’s codename.
suite string no The Debian distribution’s new suite.
origin string no The Debian distribution’s new origin.
label string no The Debian distribution’s new label.
version string no The Debian distribution’s new version.
description string no The Debian distribution’s new description.
valid_time_duration_seconds integer no The Debian distribution’s new valid time duration (in seconds).
components architectures no The Debian distribution’s new list of components.
architectures architectures no The Debian distribution’s new list of architectures.
curl --request PUT --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/debian_distributions/unstable?suite=new-suite&valid_time_duration_seconds=604800"

Example response:

{
  "id": 1,
  "codename": "unstable",
  "suite": "new-suite",
  "origin": null,
  "label": null,
  "version": null,
  "description": null,
  "valid_time_duration_seconds": 604800,
  "components": [
    "main"
  ],
  "architectures": [
    "all",
    "amd64"
  ]
}

Delete a Debian project distribution

Deletes a Debian project distribution.

DELETE /projects/:id/debian_distributions/:codename
Attribute Type Required Description
id integer/string yes The ID or URL-encoded path of the project owned by the authenticated user.
codename integer yes The Debian distribution’s codename.
curl --request DELETE --header "PRIVATE-TOKEN: <your_access_token>" "https://gitlab.example.com/api/v4/projects/5/debian_distributions/unstable"