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 file with the same name twice to a package. You must delete the existing package version 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 (-), pluses (+), or underscores (_).
package_version The package version, a non-empty string without trailing or leading whitespaces.
file_name The filename. It can contain only lowercase letters (a-z), uppercase letter (A-Z), numbers (0-9), dots (.), hyphens (-), pluses (+), 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

If you are using 2FA or OAuth use a personal access token instead of the password.

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 and/or file name are invalid.
409 Conflict A file with the same name exist already in the package.

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

The server reponds with the following HTTP Status codes.

HTTP Status Code Meaning
200 OK Success
404 Not Found The package or file was not found.

Delete a package

To delete a generic package perform a HTTP DELETE operation. This will delete all files of this version.

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

Example request using HTTP Basic authentication:

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

The server reponds with the following HTTP Status codes.

HTTP Status Code Meaning
204 No Content Success
404 Not Found The package was not found.

Delete a package file

To delete a file of a generic package perform a HTTP DELETE operation. This will delete the package version too if there is no file left.

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

Example request using HTTP Basic authentication:

curl --user your_username:your_token_or_password -X DELETE \
     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
204 No Content Success
404 Not Found The package or file was not found.