Description

Get information about a revision in the archive. Revisions are identified by sha1 checksums, compatible with Git commit identifiers. See swh.model.git_objects.revision_git_object in our data model module for details about how they are computed.

Request

GET https://archive.softwareheritage.org/api/1/revision/d8f286ce2aa97ff2f84ea56645827bfed6b64dc7/

Response

Body
{
    "author": {
        "email": "castedo@castedo.com",
        "fullname": "Castedo Ellerman <castedo@castedo.com>",
        "name": "Castedo Ellerman"
    },
    "committer": {
        "email": "castedo@castedo.com",
        "fullname": "Castedo Ellerman <castedo@castedo.com>",
        "name": "Castedo Ellerman"
    },
    "committer_date": "2022-11-14T02:06:40+00:00",
    "date": "2022-11-14T02:06:40+00:00",
    "directory": "af97bf6f6751890569fe6b23276674d95ea4aee8",
    "directory_url": "https://archive.softwareheritage.org/api/1/directory/af97bf6f6751890569fe6b23276674d95ea4aee8/",
    "extra_headers": [
        [
            "gpgsig",
            "-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----\n\niQEzBAABCAAdFiEEsh1f45drUp44iGlLQzUkdRtx1IoFAmNxorAACgkQQzUkdRtx\n1IrXKAf+PufHwO34MS5Mk5PhFX+SP0s35SVQMg7lQUVc5hv4vCue7miaCVbU2Qaf\nyV4xFxqTpBdKlbIVB9HjI8ZZC+AaJ8+uq5HCwcS73gq6WvrWQV2zXT33ywMz+jPU\nbqXUNCN3bWT1f6Vrfzq0uI38EGCJkOBMzyJS9e0j/7DWO/DgMgCdoMuQWZBmAHsG\n5YAHw5qGvyN2B+52pwZBRxOHc1wpdllf1NPIE9418twM+ywkPQtqWLuDsi4To6Bs\n/IvhB0fW9GJ2zL0AovraxI/09yMGpvzRSvVvUJg02Vdh9txCI/7fq1jufikcRFtp\n11nsNsT01dwItVcnk1lZ+OJLj3mgIg==\n=o+RX\n-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----"
        ]
    ],
    "history_url": "https://archive.softwareheritage.org/api/1/revision/d8f286ce2aa97ff2f84ea56645827bfed6b64dc7/log/",
    "id": "d8f286ce2aa97ff2f84ea56645827bfed6b64dc7",
    "merge": false,
    "message": "1.1\n",
    "metadata": {},
    "parents": [
        {
            "id": "66dbd5af5615564dcbf2ae7fa9911610ba050168",
            "url": "https://archive.softwareheritage.org/api/1/revision/66dbd5af5615564dcbf2ae7fa9911610ba050168/"
        }
    ],
    "synthetic": false,
    "type": "git",
    "url": "https://archive.softwareheritage.org/api/1/revision/d8f286ce2aa97ff2f84ea56645827bfed6b64dc7/"
}

URL Allowed Methods

https://archive.softwareheritage.org/api/1/revision/ (sha1_git) /

GET, HEAD, OPTIONS

Arguments

sha1_git (string)

hexadecimal representation of the revision sha1_git identifier


Request headers

Accept

the requested response content type, either application/json (default) or application/yaml


Response headers

Content-Type

this depends on Accept header of request


Returns

object

an object containing the following keys:

  • author (object): information about the author of the revision

  • committer (object): information about the committer of the revision

  • committer_date (string): RFC3339 representation of the commit date

  • date (string): RFC3339 representation of the revision date

  • directory (string): the unique identifier that revision points to

  • directory_url (string): link to /api/1/directory/ to get information about the directory associated to the revision

  • id (string): the revision unique identifier

  • merge (boolean): whether or not the revision corresponds to a merge commit

  • message (string): the message associated to the revision

  • parents (array): the parents of the revision, i.e. the previous revisions that head directly to it, each entry of that array contains an unique parent revision identifier but also a link to /api/1/revision/ to get more information about it

  • type (string): the type of the revision


HTTP status codes

200

no error

400

an invalid sha1_git value has been provided

404

requested revision cannot be found in the archive


Examples

/api/1/revision/aafb16d69fd30ff58afdd69036a26047f3aebdc6/
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