Generic Packages Repository

Publish generic files, like release binaries or other output, for your user or organization.

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Authenticate to the package registry

To authenticate to the Package Registry, you need to provide custom HTTP headers or use HTTP Basic authentication.

Publish a package

To publish a generic package perform a HTTP PUT operation with the package content in the request body. You cannot publish a package if a package of the same name and version already exists. You must delete the existing package first.

PUT https://gitea.example.com/api/packages/{owner}/generic/{package_name}/{package_version}/{file_name}
Parameter Description
owner The owner of the package.
package_name The package name. It can contain only lowercase letters (a-z), uppercase letter (A-Z), numbers (0-9), dots (.), hyphens (-), or underscores (_).
package_version The package version as described in the SemVer spec.
file_name The filename. It can contain only lowercase letters (a-z), uppercase letter (A-Z), numbers (0-9), dots (.), hyphens (-), or underscores (_).

Example request using HTTP Basic authentication:

curl --user your_username:your_password_or_token \
     --upload-file path/to/file.bin \
     https://gitea.example.com/api/packages/testuser/generic/test_package/1.0.0/file.bin

The server reponds with the following HTTP Status codes.

HTTP Status Code Meaning
201 Created The package has been published.
400 Bad Request The package name and/or version are invalid or a package with the same name and version already exist.

Download a package

To download a generic package perform a HTTP GET operation.

GET https://gitea.example.com/api/packages/{owner}/generic/{package_name}/{package_version}/{file_name}
Parameter Description
owner The owner of the package.
package_name The package name.
package_version The package version.
file_name The filename.

The file content is served in the response body. The response content type is application/octet-stream.

Example request using HTTP Basic authentication:

curl --user your_username:your_token_or_password \
     https://gitea.example.com/api/packages/testuser/generic/test_package/1.0.0/file.bin