Package API

APIs related to packages on their own.


GET /api/packages/:key

Show information about package by package key.

Package keys could be obtained from various GET .../packages APIs.


Name Type Description
Key string package key (unique package identifier)
ShortKey string short package key (should be unique in one package list: snapshot, mirror, local repository)
FilesHash string hash of package files
Package Stanza Fields string all package stanza fields, e.g. Package, Architecture, …

HTTP Errors:

Code Description
404 package with such key doesn’t exist


$ curl http://localhost:8080/api/packages/'Pi386%20libboost-program-options-dev%'
{"Architecture":"i386","Depends":"libboost-program-options1.49-dev","Description":" program options library for C++ (default version)\n This package forms part of the Boost C++ Libraries collection.\n .\n Library to let program developers obtain program options, that is\n (name, value) pairs from the user, via conventional methods such as\n command line and config file.\n .\n This package is a dependency package, which depends on Debian's default\n Boost version (currently 1.49).\n","Filename":"libboost-program-options-dev_1.49.0.1_i386.deb","FilesHash":"918d2f433384e378","Homepage":"","Installed-Size":"26","Key":"Pi386 libboost-program-options-dev 918d2f433384e378","MD5sum":"0035d7822b2f8f0ec4013f270fd650c2","Maintainer":"Debian Boost Team \\u003e","Package":"libboost-program-options-dev","Priority":"optional","SHA1":" 36895eb64cfe89c33c0a2f7ac2f0c6e0e889e04b","SHA256":" c76b4bd12fd92e4dfe1b55b18a67a669d92f62985d6a96c8a21d96120982cf12","Section":"libdevel","ShortKey":"Pi386 libboost-program-options-dev","Size":"2738","Source":"boost-defaults","Version":""}

Hint: %20 is url-encoded space.