[packman] Packman Build Service API and account

Guo Yunhe i at guoyunhe.me
Sun May 5 10:55:27 CEST 2019

Hi Stefan,

Thanks for the information! I have registered two username:
guoyunhe: my personal account for packaging
opi: only used by opi to search packages

Guo Yunhe / @guoyunhe / guoyunhe.me

2019年5月5日 上午10:49 来自 stefan.seyfried at googlemail.com:

> Hi Guo,
> Am 04.05.19 um 09:40 schrieb Guo Yunhe:
>> Dear Packman maintainers,
>> I am Guo Yunhe, an openSUSE contributor. I recently made an OBS search tool: [opi](>> https://github.com/openSUSE-zh/opi <https://github.com/openSUSE-zh/opi>>>  <>> https://github.com/openSUSE-zh/opi <https://github.com/openSUSE-zh/opi>>> >). It can search all packages from build.opensuse.org . Now I want to extend its functionality. Packman is definitely the most important external repository. I know it also runs a Open Build Service instance. This makes it possible to search Packman packages with the same API.
>> I have a few question:
>> Does Packman have the API like OBS? >> https://build.opensuse.org/apidocs/index <https://build.opensuse.org/apidocs/index>>>  <>> https://build.opensuse.org/apidocs/index <https://build.opensuse.org/apidocs/index>>> >
> Yes. > https://pmbs.links2linux.de/apidocs/index <https://pmbs.links2linux.de/apidocs/index>
>> Do you allow usage of the API from scripts?
> I do not know that. The question is probably "how much load does this
> bear on the server". OTOH, I can search packages on PMBS with osc, I
> guess your tool is more or less technically doing the same than the osc
> commandline tool, so if it is not continually scanning PMBS, then no
> harm should be done :-)
>> How to get a username and password to access the API?
>> Thanks!
> Stefan Botter is the "owner" of PMBS.
> Usually people just create an account directly on
> https://pmbs.links2linux.de/user/register_user <https://pmbs.links2linux.de/user/register_user>> , write a short email with
> the chosen username to this list and Stefan will enable it.
> Extra bonus: this will also allow you to directly contribute to packman
> packaging! :-)
> Best regards and thanks for your efforts, improving package search is
> certainly somehting that openSUSE will benefit from.
> -- 
> Stefan Seyfried
> "For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over
>  public relations, for nature cannot be fooled." -- Richard Feynman

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