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Quellimporte

Verwende die REST-API, um einen Import aus einem Git-, Subversion-, Mercurial- oder Team Foundation-Versionskontrolle-Quellrepository zu starten.

Informationen zu Quellimporten

Warnung: Aufgrund der sehr geringen Nutzung und verfügbarer Alternativen wird die API für Quellenimporte ab dem 12. April 2024, 00:00 UTC nicht mehr unterstützt. Weitere Details und Alternativen finden Sie im Änderungsprotokoll.

Du kannst diese Endpunkte verwenden, um einen Import aus einem Git-, Subversion-, Mercurial- oder Team Foundation-Versionskontrolle-Quellrepository zu starten. Hierbei handelt es sich um dieselbe Funktion wie beim GitHub Importer. Weitere Informationen findest du unter Ein Repository mit GitHub Importer importieren. Bei einem typischen Quellimport wird der Import gestartet, und anschließend werden (optional) die Ersteller*innen und/oder die Einstellung für die Verwendung von Git LFS aktualisiert, sofern der Import große Dateien umfasst. Zum Ermitteln des Importstatus kannst du auch einen Webhook erstellen, der das RepositoryImportEvent-Ereignis überwacht.

Diese Endpunkte unterstützen nur die Authentifizierung über ein personal access token (classic). Weitere Informationen findest du unter Verwalten deiner persönlichen Zugriffstoken.

Das folgende Diagramm zeigt ein ausführlicheres Beispiel:

+---------+                     +--------+                              +---------------------+
| Tooling |                     | GitHub |                              | Original Repository |
+---------+                     +--------+                              +---------------------+
     |                              |                                              |
     |  Start import                |                                              |
     |----------------------------->|                                              |
     |                              |                                              |
     |                              |  Download source data                        |
     |                              |--------------------------------------------->|
     |                              |                        Begin streaming data  |
     |                              |<---------------------------------------------|
     |                              |                                              |
     |  Get import progress         |                                              |
     |----------------------------->|                                              |
     |       "status": "importing"  |                                              |
     |<-----------------------------|                                              |
     |                              |                                              |
     |  Get commit authors          |                                              |
     |----------------------------->|                                              |
     |                              |                                              |
     |  Map a commit author         |                                              |
     |----------------------------->|                                              |
     |                              |                                              |
     |                              |                                              |
     |                              |                       Finish streaming data  |
     |                              |<---------------------------------------------|
     |                              |                                              |
     |                              |  Rewrite commits with mapped authors         |
     |                              |------+                                       |
     |                              |      |                                       |
     |                              |<-----+                                       |
     |                              |                                              |
     |                              |  Update repository on GitHub                 |
     |                              |------+                                       |
     |                              |      |                                       |
     |                              |<-----+                                       |
     |                              |                                              |
     |  Map a commit author         |                                              |
     |----------------------------->|                                              |
     |                              |  Rewrite commits with mapped authors         |
     |                              |------+                                       |
     |                              |      |                                       |
     |                              |<-----+                                       |
     |                              |                                              |
     |                              |  Update repository on GitHub                 |
     |                              |------+                                       |
     |                              |      |                                       |
     |                              |<-----+                                       |
     |                              |                                              |
     |  Get large files             |                                              |
     |----------------------------->|                                              |
     |                              |                                              |
     |  opt_in to Git LFS           |                                              |
     |----------------------------->|                                              |
     |                              |  Rewrite commits for large files             |
     |                              |------+                                       |
     |                              |      |                                       |
     |                              |<-----+                                       |
     |                              |                                              |
     |                              |  Update repository on GitHub                 |
     |                              |------+                                       |
     |                              |      |                                       |
     |                              |<-----+                                       |
     |                              |                                              |
     |  Get import progress         |                                              |
     |----------------------------->|                                              |
     |        "status": "complete"  |                                              |
     |<-----------------------------|                                              |
     |                              |                                              |
     |                              |                                              |

Get an import status

View the progress of an import.

Warning: Due to very low levels of usage and available alternatives, this endpoint is deprecated and will no longer be available from 00:00 UTC on April 12, 2024. For more details and alternatives, see the changelog.

Import status

This section includes details about the possible values of the status field of the Import Progress response.

An import that does not have errors will progress through these steps:

  • detecting - the "detection" step of the import is in progress because the request did not include a vcs parameter. The import is identifying the type of source control present at the URL.
  • importing - the "raw" step of the import is in progress. This is where commit data is fetched from the original repository. The import progress response will include commit_count (the total number of raw commits that will be imported) and percent (0 - 100, the current progress through the import).
  • mapping - the "rewrite" step of the import is in progress. This is where SVN branches are converted to Git branches, and where author updates are applied. The import progress response does not include progress information.
  • pushing - the "push" step of the import is in progress. This is where the importer updates the repository on GitHub. The import progress response will include push_percent, which is the percent value reported by git push when it is "Writing objects".
  • complete - the import is complete, and the repository is ready on GitHub.

If there are problems, you will see one of these in the status field:

  • auth_failed - the import requires authentication in order to connect to the original repository. To update authentication for the import, please see the Update an import section.
  • error - the import encountered an error. The import progress response will include the failed_step and an error message. Contact GitHub Support for more information.
  • detection_needs_auth - the importer requires authentication for the originating repository to continue detection. To update authentication for the import, please see the Update an import section.
  • detection_found_nothing - the importer didn't recognize any source control at the URL. To resolve, Cancel the import and retry with the correct URL.
  • detection_found_multiple - the importer found several projects or repositories at the provided URL. When this is the case, the Import Progress response will also include a project_choices field with the possible project choices as values. To update project choice, please see the Update an import section.

The project_choices field

When multiple projects are found at the provided URL, the response hash will include a project_choices field, the value of which is an array of hashes each representing a project choice. The exact key/value pairs of the project hashes will differ depending on the version control type.

Git LFS related fields

This section includes details about Git LFS related fields that may be present in the Import Progress response.

  • use_lfs - describes whether the import has been opted in or out of using Git LFS. The value can be opt_in, opt_out, or undecided if no action has been taken.
  • has_large_files - the boolean value describing whether files larger than 100MB were found during the importing step.
  • large_files_size - the total size in gigabytes of files larger than 100MB found in the originating repository.
  • large_files_count - the total number of files larger than 100MB found in the originating repository. To see a list of these files, make a "Get Large Files" request.

Differenzierte Zugriffstoken für "Get an import status"

Dieser Endpunkt funktioniert mit den folgenden Tokentypen.:

Das Token muss einen der folgenden Berechtigungssätze aufweisen.:

  • contents:read

Parameter für „Get an import status“

Header
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Pfadparameter
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
owner string Erforderlich

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Erforderlich

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

HTTP-Antwortstatuscodes für „Get an import status“

StatuscodeBESCHREIBUNG
200

OK

404

Resource not found

503

Unavailable due to service under maintenance.

Codebeispiele für „Get an import status“

Beispiel für eine Anfrage

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/import
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/import

Response

Status: 200
{ "vcs": "subversion", "use_lfs": true, "vcs_url": "http://svn.mycompany.com/svn/myproject", "status": "complete", "status_text": "Done", "has_large_files": true, "large_files_size": 132331036, "large_files_count": 1, "authors_count": 4, "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import", "html_url": "https://import.github.com/octocat/socm/import", "authors_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import/authors", "repository_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm" }

Start an import

Start a source import to a GitHub repository using GitHub Importer. Importing into a GitHub repository with GitHub Actions enabled is not supported and will return a status 422 Unprocessable Entity response.

Warning: Due to very low levels of usage and available alternatives, this endpoint is deprecated and will no longer be available from 00:00 UTC on April 12, 2024. For more details and alternatives, see the changelog.

Differenzierte Zugriffstoken für "Start an import"

Dieser Endpunkt funktioniert mit den folgenden Tokentypen.:

Das Token muss einen der folgenden Berechtigungssätze aufweisen.:

  • contents:write

Parameter für „Start an import“

Header
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Pfadparameter
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
owner string Erforderlich

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Erforderlich

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

Textparameter
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
vcs_url string Erforderlich

The URL of the originating repository.

vcs string

The originating VCS type. Without this parameter, the import job will take additional time to detect the VCS type before beginning the import. This detection step will be reflected in the response.

Kann eine der Folgenden sein: subversion, git, mercurial, tfvc

vcs_username string

If authentication is required, the username to provide to vcs_url.

vcs_password string

If authentication is required, the password to provide to vcs_url.

tfvc_project string

For a tfvc import, the name of the project that is being imported.

HTTP-Antwortstatuscodes für „Start an import“

StatuscodeBESCHREIBUNG
201

Created

404

Resource not found

422

Validation failed, or the endpoint has been spammed.

503

Unavailable due to service under maintenance.

Codebeispiele für „Start an import“

Beispiel für eine Anfrage

put/repos/{owner}/{repo}/import
curl -L \ -X PUT \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/import \ -d '{"vcs":"subversion","vcs_url":"http://svn.mycompany.com/svn/myproject","vcs_username":"octocat","vcs_password":"secret"}'

Response

Status: 201
{ "vcs": "subversion", "use_lfs": true, "vcs_url": "http://svn.mycompany.com/svn/myproject", "status": "importing", "status_text": "Importing...", "has_large_files": false, "large_files_size": 0, "large_files_count": 0, "authors_count": 0, "commit_count": 1042, "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import", "html_url": "https://import.github.com/octocat/socm/import", "authors_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import/authors", "repository_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm" }

Update an import

An import can be updated with credentials or a project choice by passing in the appropriate parameters in this API request. If no parameters are provided, the import will be restarted.

Some servers (e.g. TFS servers) can have several projects at a single URL. In those cases the import progress will have the status detection_found_multiple and the Import Progress response will include a project_choices array. You can select the project to import by providing one of the objects in the project_choices array in the update request.

Warning: Due to very low levels of usage and available alternatives, this endpoint is deprecated and will no longer be available from 00:00 UTC on April 12, 2024. For more details and alternatives, see the changelog.

Differenzierte Zugriffstoken für "Update an import"

Dieser Endpunkt funktioniert mit den folgenden Tokentypen.:

Das Token muss einen der folgenden Berechtigungssätze aufweisen.:

  • contents:write

Parameter für „Update an import“

Header
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Pfadparameter
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
owner string Erforderlich

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Erforderlich

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

Textparameter
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
vcs_username string

The username to provide to the originating repository.

vcs_password string

The password to provide to the originating repository.

vcs string

The type of version control system you are migrating from.

Kann eine der Folgenden sein: subversion, tfvc, git, mercurial

tfvc_project string

For a tfvc import, the name of the project that is being imported.

HTTP-Antwortstatuscodes für „Update an import“

StatuscodeBESCHREIBUNG
200

OK

503

Unavailable due to service under maintenance.

Codebeispiele für „Update an import“

Beispiele für Anforderungen

patch/repos/{owner}/{repo}/import
curl -L \ -X PATCH \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/import \ -d '{"vcs_username":"octocat","vcs_password":"secret"}'

Example 1

Status: 200
{ "vcs": "subversion", "use_lfs": true, "vcs_url": "http://svn.mycompany.com/svn/myproject", "status": "detecting", "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import", "html_url": "https://import.github.com/octocat/socm/import", "authors_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import/authors", "repository_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm" }

Cancel an import

Stop an import for a repository.

Warning: Due to very low levels of usage and available alternatives, this endpoint is deprecated and will no longer be available from 00:00 UTC on April 12, 2024. For more details and alternatives, see the changelog.

Differenzierte Zugriffstoken für "Cancel an import"

Dieser Endpunkt funktioniert mit den folgenden Tokentypen.:

Das Token muss einen der folgenden Berechtigungssätze aufweisen.:

  • contents:write

Parameter für „Cancel an import“

Header
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Pfadparameter
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
owner string Erforderlich

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Erforderlich

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

HTTP-Antwortstatuscodes für „Cancel an import“

StatuscodeBESCHREIBUNG
204

No Content

503

Unavailable due to service under maintenance.

Codebeispiele für „Cancel an import“

Beispiel für eine Anfrage

delete/repos/{owner}/{repo}/import
curl -L \ -X DELETE \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/import

Response

Status: 204

Get commit authors

Each type of source control system represents authors in a different way. For example, a Git commit author has a display name and an email address, but a Subversion commit author just has a username. The GitHub Importer will make the author information valid, but the author might not be correct. For example, it will change the bare Subversion username hubot into something like hubot <hubot@12341234-abab-fefe-8787-fedcba987654>.

This endpoint and the Map a commit author endpoint allow you to provide correct Git author information.

Warning: Due to very low levels of usage and available alternatives, this endpoint is deprecated and will no longer be available from 00:00 UTC on April 12, 2024. For more details and alternatives, see the changelog.

Differenzierte Zugriffstoken für "Get commit authors"

Dieser Endpunkt funktioniert mit den folgenden Tokentypen.:

Das Token muss einen der folgenden Berechtigungssätze aufweisen.:

  • contents:read

Parameter für „Get commit authors“

Header
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Pfadparameter
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
owner string Erforderlich

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Erforderlich

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

Abfrageparameter
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
since integer

A user ID. Only return users with an ID greater than this ID.

HTTP-Antwortstatuscodes für „Get commit authors“

StatuscodeBESCHREIBUNG
200

OK

404

Resource not found

503

Unavailable due to service under maintenance.

Codebeispiele für „Get commit authors“

Beispiel für eine Anfrage

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/import/authors
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/import/authors

Response

Status: 200
[ { "id": 2268557, "remote_id": "nobody@fc7da526-431c-80fe-3c8c-c148ff18d7ef", "remote_name": "nobody", "email": "hubot@github.com", "name": "Hubot", "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import/authors/2268557", "import_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import" }, { "id": 2268558, "remote_id": "svner@fc7da526-431c-80fe-3c8c-c148ff18d7ef", "remote_name": "svner", "email": "svner@fc7da526-431c-80fe-3c8c-c148ff18d7ef", "name": "svner", "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import/authors/2268558", "import_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import" }, { "id": 2268559, "remote_id": "svner@example.com@fc7da526-431c-80fe-3c8c-c148ff18d7ef", "remote_name": "svner@example.com", "email": "svner@example.com@fc7da526-431c-80fe-3c8c-c148ff18d7ef", "name": "svner@example.com", "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import/authors/2268559", "import_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import" } ]

Map a commit author

Update an author's identity for the import. Your application can continue updating authors any time before you push new commits to the repository.

Warning: Due to very low levels of usage and available alternatives, this endpoint is deprecated and will no longer be available from 00:00 UTC on April 12, 2024. For more details and alternatives, see the changelog.

Differenzierte Zugriffstoken für "Map a commit author"

Dieser Endpunkt funktioniert mit den folgenden Tokentypen.:

Das Token muss einen der folgenden Berechtigungssätze aufweisen.:

  • contents:write

Parameter für „Map a commit author“

Header
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Pfadparameter
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
owner string Erforderlich

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Erforderlich

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

author_id integer Erforderlich
Textparameter
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
email string

The new Git author email.

name string

The new Git author name.

HTTP-Antwortstatuscodes für „Map a commit author“

StatuscodeBESCHREIBUNG
200

OK

404

Resource not found

422

Validation failed, or the endpoint has been spammed.

503

Unavailable due to service under maintenance.

Codebeispiele für „Map a commit author“

Beispiel für eine Anfrage

patch/repos/{owner}/{repo}/import/authors/{author_id}
curl -L \ -X PATCH \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/import/authors/AUTHOR_ID \ -d '{"email":"hubot@github.com","name":"Hubot the Robot"}'

Response

Status: 200
{ "id": 2268557, "remote_id": "nobody@fc7da526-431c-80fe-3c8c-c148ff18d7ef", "remote_name": "nobody", "email": "hubot@github.com", "name": "Hubot", "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import/authors/2268557", "import_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import" }

Get large files

List files larger than 100MB found during the import

Warning: Due to very low levels of usage and available alternatives, this endpoint is deprecated and will no longer be available from 00:00 UTC on April 12, 2024. For more details and alternatives, see the changelog.

Differenzierte Zugriffstoken für "Get large files"

Dieser Endpunkt funktioniert mit den folgenden Tokentypen.:

Das Token muss einen der folgenden Berechtigungssätze aufweisen.:

  • contents:read

Parameter für „Get large files“

Header
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Pfadparameter
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
owner string Erforderlich

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Erforderlich

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

HTTP-Antwortstatuscodes für „Get large files“

StatuscodeBESCHREIBUNG
200

OK

503

Unavailable due to service under maintenance.

Codebeispiele für „Get large files“

Beispiel für eine Anfrage

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/import/large_files
curl -L \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/import/large_files

Response

Status: 200
[ { "ref_name": "refs/heads/master", "path": "foo/bar/1", "oid": "d3d9446802a44259755d38e6d163e820", "size": 10485760 }, { "ref_name": "refs/heads/master", "path": "foo/bar/2", "oid": "6512bd43d9caa6e02c990b0a82652dca", "size": 11534336 }, { "ref_name": "refs/heads/master", "path": "foo/bar/3", "oid": "c20ad4d76fe97759aa27a0c99bff6710", "size": 12582912 } ]

Update Git LFS preference

You can import repositories from Subversion, Mercurial, and TFS that include files larger than 100MB. This ability is powered by Git LFS.

You can learn more about our LFS feature and working with large files on our help site.

Warning: Due to very low levels of usage and available alternatives, this endpoint is deprecated and will no longer be available from 00:00 UTC on April 12, 2024. For more details and alternatives, see the changelog.

Differenzierte Zugriffstoken für "Update Git LFS preference"

Dieser Endpunkt funktioniert mit den folgenden Tokentypen.:

Das Token muss einen der folgenden Berechtigungssätze aufweisen.:

  • contents:write

Parameter für „Update Git LFS preference“

Header
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
accept string

Setting to application/vnd.github+json is recommended.

Pfadparameter
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
owner string Erforderlich

The account owner of the repository. The name is not case sensitive.

repo string Erforderlich

The name of the repository without the .git extension. The name is not case sensitive.

Textparameter
Name, type, BESCHREIBUNG
use_lfs string Erforderlich

Whether to store large files during the import. opt_in means large files will be stored using Git LFS. opt_out means large files will be removed during the import.

Kann eine der Folgenden sein: opt_in, opt_out

HTTP-Antwortstatuscodes für „Update Git LFS preference“

StatuscodeBESCHREIBUNG
200

OK

422

Validation failed, or the endpoint has been spammed.

503

Unavailable due to service under maintenance.

Codebeispiele für „Update Git LFS preference“

Beispiel für eine Anfrage

patch/repos/{owner}/{repo}/import/lfs
curl -L \ -X PATCH \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: Bearer <YOUR-TOKEN>" \ -H "X-GitHub-Api-Version: 2022-11-28" \ https://api.github.com/repos/OWNER/REPO/import/lfs \ -d '{"use_lfs":"opt_in"}'

Response

Status: 200
{ "vcs": "subversion", "use_lfs": true, "vcs_url": "http://svn.mycompany.com/svn/myproject", "status": "complete", "status_text": "Done", "has_large_files": true, "large_files_size": 132331036, "large_files_count": 1, "authors_count": 4, "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import", "html_url": "https://import.github.com/octocat/socm/import", "authors_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm/import/authors", "repository_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/socm" }