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Conteúdo do repositório

Estes pontos de extremidade da API permitem criar, modificar e excluir conteúdo codificado em Base64 em um repositório.

Sobre a API de conteúdos do repositório

Para solicitar o formato sem processar ou HTML interpretado (quando compatível), use os tipos de mídia personalizados para o conteúdo do repositório.

Tipos de mídia personalizados para conteúdo do repositório

Os READMEs, arquivos e links simbólicos são compatíveis com os seguintes tipos de mídia personalizados:

application/vnd.github.VERSION.raw
application/vnd.github.VERSION.html

Use o tipo de mídia .raw para recuperar o conteúdo do arquivo.

Para arquivos de markup, como Markdown ou AsciiDoc, você pode recuperar o HTML interpretado usando o tipo de mídia .html. As linguagens de markup são processadas em HTML usando nossa biblioteca de markup de código aberto.

Todos os objetos são compatíveis com o seguinte tipo de mídia personalizado:

application/vnd.github.VERSION.object

Use o parâmetro do tipo de mídia do objeto para recuperar o conteúdo em um formato de objeto consistente independentemente do tipo de conteúdo. Por exemplo, em vez de um array de objetos para um diretório, a resposta será um objeto com um atributo de entrada contendo o array de objetos.

Você pode ler mais sobre o uso de tipos de mídia na API aqui.

Get repository content

Works with GitHub Apps

Gets the contents of a file or directory in a repository. Specify the file path or directory in :path. If you omit :path, you will receive the contents of the repository's root directory. See the description below regarding what the API response includes for directories.

Files and symlinks support a custom media type for retrieving the raw content or rendered HTML (when supported). All content types support a custom media type to ensure the content is returned in a consistent object format.

Note:

  • To get a repository's contents recursively, you can recursively get the tree.
  • This API has an upper limit of 1,000 files for a directory. If you need to retrieve more files, use the Git Trees API.
  • This API supports files up to 1 megabyte in size.

If the content is a directory

The response will be an array of objects, one object for each item in the directory. When listing the contents of a directory, submodules have their "type" specified as "file". Logically, the value should be "submodule". This behavior exists in API v3 for backwards compatibility purposes. In the next major version of the API, the type will be returned as "submodule".

If the requested :path points to a symlink, and the symlink's target is a normal file in the repository, then the API responds with the content of the file (in the format shown in the example. Otherwise, the API responds with an object describing the symlink itself.

If the content is a submodule

The submodule_git_url identifies the location of the submodule repository, and the sha identifies a specific commit within the submodule repository. Git uses the given URL when cloning the submodule repository, and checks out the submodule at that specific commit.

If the submodule repository is not hosted on github.com, the Git URLs (git_url and _links["git"]) and the github.com URLs (html_url and _links["html"]) will have null values.

Parâmetros

Headers
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
ownerstringObrigatório

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

repostringObrigatório

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

pathstringObrigatório

path parameter

Parâmetros de consulta
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
refstring

The name of the commit/branch/tag. Default: the repository’s default branch (usually master)

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescrição
200

OK

302

Found

403

Forbidden

404

Resource not found

Amostras de código

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/contents/{path}
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: token <TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/contents/PATH

Response if content is a file

Status: 200
{ "type": "file", "encoding": "base64", "size": 5362, "name": "README.md", "path": "README.md", "content": "encoded content ...", "sha": "3d21ec53a331a6f037a91c368710b99387d012c1", "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octokit/octokit.rb/contents/README.md", "git_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octokit/octokit.rb/git/blobs/3d21ec53a331a6f037a91c368710b99387d012c1", "html_url": "https://github.com/octokit/octokit.rb/blob/master/README.md", "download_url": "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/octokit/octokit.rb/master/README.md", "_links": { "git": "https://api.github.com/repos/octokit/octokit.rb/git/blobs/3d21ec53a331a6f037a91c368710b99387d012c1", "self": "https://api.github.com/repos/octokit/octokit.rb/contents/README.md", "html": "https://github.com/octokit/octokit.rb/blob/master/README.md" } }

Create or update file contents

Works with GitHub Apps

Creates a new file or replaces an existing file in a repository.

Parâmetros

Headers
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
ownerstringObrigatório

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

repostringObrigatório

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

pathstringObrigatório

path parameter

Body parameters
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
messagestringObrigatório

The commit message.

contentstringObrigatório

The new file content, using Base64 encoding.

shastring

Required if you are updating a file. The blob SHA of the file being replaced.

branchstring

The branch name. Default: the repository’s default branch (usually master)

committerobject

The person that committed the file. Default: the authenticated user.

Nome, Tipo, Descrição
namestringObrigatório

The name of the author or committer of the commit. You'll receive a 422 status code if name is omitted.

emailstringObrigatório

The email of the author or committer of the commit. You'll receive a 422 status code if email is omitted.

datestring
authorobject

The author of the file. Default: The committer or the authenticated user if you omit committer.

Nome, Tipo, Descrição
namestringObrigatório

The name of the author or committer of the commit. You'll receive a 422 status code if name is omitted.

emailstringObrigatório

The email of the author or committer of the commit. You'll receive a 422 status code if email is omitted.

datestring

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescrição
200

OK

201

Created

404

Resource not found

409

Conflict

422

Validation failed

Amostras de código

put/repos/{owner}/{repo}/contents/{path}
curl \ -X PUT \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: token <TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/contents/PATH \ -d '{"message":"my commit message","committer":{"name":"Monalisa Octocat","email":"octocat@github.com"},"content":"bXkgbmV3IGZpbGUgY29udGVudHM="}'

Response

Status: 201
{ "content": { "name": "hello.txt", "path": "notes/hello.txt", "sha": "95b966ae1c166bd92f8ae7d1c313e738c731dfc3", "size": 9, "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/contents/notes/hello.txt", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/blob/master/notes/hello.txt", "git_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/git/blobs/95b966ae1c166bd92f8ae7d1c313e738c731dfc3", "download_url": "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/octocat/HelloWorld/master/notes/hello.txt", "type": "file", "_links": { "self": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/contents/notes/hello.txt", "git": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/git/blobs/95b966ae1c166bd92f8ae7d1c313e738c731dfc3", "html": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/blob/master/notes/hello.txt" } }, "commit": { "sha": "7638417db6d59f3c431d3e1f261cc637155684cd", "node_id": "MDY6Q29tbWl0NzYzODQxN2RiNmQ1OWYzYzQzMWQzZTFmMjYxY2M2MzcxNTU2ODRjZA==", "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/git/commits/7638417db6d59f3c431d3e1f261cc637155684cd", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/git/commit/7638417db6d59f3c431d3e1f261cc637155684cd", "author": { "date": "2014-11-07T22:01:45Z", "name": "Monalisa Octocat", "email": "octocat@github.com" }, "committer": { "date": "2014-11-07T22:01:45Z", "name": "Monalisa Octocat", "email": "octocat@github.com" }, "message": "my commit message", "tree": { "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/git/trees/691272480426f78a0138979dd3ce63b77f706feb", "sha": "691272480426f78a0138979dd3ce63b77f706feb" }, "parents": [ { "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/git/commits/1acc419d4d6a9ce985db7be48c6349a0475975b5", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/git/commit/1acc419d4d6a9ce985db7be48c6349a0475975b5", "sha": "1acc419d4d6a9ce985db7be48c6349a0475975b5" } ], "verification": { "verified": false, "reason": "unsigned", "signature": null, "payload": null } } }

Delete a file

Works with GitHub Apps

Deletes a file in a repository.

You can provide an additional committer parameter, which is an object containing information about the committer. Or, you can provide an author parameter, which is an object containing information about the author.

The author section is optional and is filled in with the committer information if omitted. If the committer information is omitted, the authenticated user's information is used.

You must provide values for both name and email, whether you choose to use author or committer. Otherwise, you'll receive a 422 status code.

Parâmetros

Headers
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
ownerstringObrigatório

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

repostringObrigatório

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

pathstringObrigatório

path parameter

Body parameters
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
messagestringObrigatório

The commit message.

shastringObrigatório

The blob SHA of the file being replaced.

branchstring

The branch name. Default: the repository’s default branch (usually master)

committerobject

object containing information about the committer.

Nome, Tipo, Descrição
namestring

The name of the author (or committer) of the commit

emailstring

The email of the author (or committer) of the commit

authorobject

object containing information about the author.

Nome, Tipo, Descrição
namestring

The name of the author (or committer) of the commit

emailstring

The email of the author (or committer) of the commit

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescrição
200

OK

404

Resource not found

409

Conflict

422

Validation failed

503

Service unavailable

Amostras de código

delete/repos/{owner}/{repo}/contents/{path}
curl \ -X DELETE \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: token <TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/contents/PATH \ -d '{"message":"my commit message","committer":{"name":"Monalisa Octocat","email":"octocat@github.com"},"sha":"329688480d39049927147c162b9d2deaf885005f"}'

Response

Status: 200
{ "content": null, "commit": { "sha": "7638417db6d59f3c431d3e1f261cc637155684cd", "node_id": "MDY6Q29tbWl0NzYzODQxN2RiNmQ1OWYzYzQzMWQzZTFmMjYxY2M2MzcxNTU2ODRjZA==", "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/git/commits/7638417db6d59f3c431d3e1f261cc637155684cd", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/git/commit/7638417db6d59f3c431d3e1f261cc637155684cd", "author": { "date": "2014-11-07T22:01:45Z", "name": "Monalisa Octocat", "email": "octocat@github.com" }, "committer": { "date": "2014-11-07T22:01:45Z", "name": "Monalisa Octocat", "email": "octocat@github.com" }, "message": "my commit message", "tree": { "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/git/trees/691272480426f78a0138979dd3ce63b77f706feb", "sha": "691272480426f78a0138979dd3ce63b77f706feb" }, "parents": [ { "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octocat/Hello-World/git/commits/1acc419d4d6a9ce985db7be48c6349a0475975b5", "html_url": "https://github.com/octocat/Hello-World/git/commit/1acc419d4d6a9ce985db7be48c6349a0475975b5", "sha": "1acc419d4d6a9ce985db7be48c6349a0475975b5" } ], "verification": { "verified": false, "reason": "unsigned", "signature": null, "payload": null } } }

Get a repository README

Works with GitHub Apps

Gets the preferred README for a repository.

READMEs support custom media types for retrieving the raw content or rendered HTML.

Parâmetros

Headers
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
ownerstringObrigatório

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

repostringObrigatório

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

Parâmetros de consulta
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
refstring

The name of the commit/branch/tag. Default: the repository’s default branch (usually master)

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescrição
200

OK

404

Resource not found

422

Validation failed

Amostras de código

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/readme
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: token <TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/readme

Response

Status: 200
{ "type": "file", "encoding": "base64", "size": 5362, "name": "README.md", "path": "README.md", "content": "encoded content ...", "sha": "3d21ec53a331a6f037a91c368710b99387d012c1", "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octokit/octokit.rb/contents/README.md", "git_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octokit/octokit.rb/git/blobs/3d21ec53a331a6f037a91c368710b99387d012c1", "html_url": "https://github.com/octokit/octokit.rb/blob/master/README.md", "download_url": "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/octokit/octokit.rb/master/README.md", "_links": { "git": "https://api.github.com/repos/octokit/octokit.rb/git/blobs/3d21ec53a331a6f037a91c368710b99387d012c1", "self": "https://api.github.com/repos/octokit/octokit.rb/contents/README.md", "html": "https://github.com/octokit/octokit.rb/blob/master/README.md" } }

Get a repository README for a directory

Works with GitHub Apps

Gets the README from a repository directory.

READMEs support custom media types for retrieving the raw content or rendered HTML.

Parâmetros

Headers
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
ownerstringObrigatório

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

repostringObrigatório

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

dirstringObrigatório

The alternate path to look for a README file

Parâmetros de consulta
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
refstring

The name of the commit/branch/tag. Default: the repository’s default branch (usually master)

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescrição
200

OK

404

Resource not found

422

Validation failed

Amostras de código

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/readme/{dir}
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: token <TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/readme/DIR

Response

Status: 200
{ "type": "file", "encoding": "base64", "size": 5362, "name": "README.md", "path": "README.md", "content": "encoded content ...", "sha": "3d21ec53a331a6f037a91c368710b99387d012c1", "url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octokit/octokit.rb/contents/README.md", "git_url": "https://api.github.com/repos/octokit/octokit.rb/git/blobs/3d21ec53a331a6f037a91c368710b99387d012c1", "html_url": "https://github.com/octokit/octokit.rb/blob/master/README.md", "download_url": "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/octokit/octokit.rb/master/README.md", "_links": { "git": "https://api.github.com/repos/octokit/octokit.rb/git/blobs/3d21ec53a331a6f037a91c368710b99387d012c1", "self": "https://api.github.com/repos/octokit/octokit.rb/contents/README.md", "html": "https://github.com/octokit/octokit.rb/blob/master/README.md" } }

Download a repository archive (tar)

Works with GitHub Apps

Gets a redirect URL to download a tar archive for a repository. If you omit :ref, the repository’s default branch (usually master) will be used. Please make sure your HTTP framework is configured to follow redirects or you will need to use the Location header to make a second GET request. Note: For private repositories, these links are temporary and expire after five minutes.

Parâmetros

Headers
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
ownerstringObrigatório

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

repostringObrigatório

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

refstringObrigatório

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescrição
302

Found

Amostras de código

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/tarball/{ref}
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: token <TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/tarball/REF

Response

Status: 302

Download a repository archive (zip)

Works with GitHub Apps

Gets a redirect URL to download a zip archive for a repository. If you omit :ref, the repository’s default branch (usually master) will be used. Please make sure your HTTP framework is configured to follow redirects or you will need to use the Location header to make a second GET request. Note: For private repositories, these links are temporary and expire after five minutes.

Parâmetros

Headers
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
acceptstring

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

Path parameters
Nome, Tipo, Descrição
ownerstringObrigatório

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

repostringObrigatório

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

refstringObrigatório

HTTP response status codes

Status codeDescrição
302

Found

Amostras de código

get/repos/{owner}/{repo}/zipball/{ref}
curl \ -H "Accept: application/vnd.github+json" \ -H "Authorization: token <TOKEN>" \ https://HOSTNAME/api/v3/repos/OWNER/REPO/zipball/REF

Response

Status: 302