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Web Services Documentation

Retrieving if a Repository has Updates for a given Hash

This endpoint is deprecated. See:




Supported Formats:


Supported Methods:



Given an hash (or list of hashes), it returns if either a repository (or list of them) was changed (has updates) and how many.


repo Repository name or list of names (seperated with commas)
hash Repository current version hash (info.xml MD5 hash) or list of hashes (seperated with commas)
offset Numerical value to skip a number of entries (mandatory if orderby is used)
mode Return mode/format ('xml' or 'json')


status Request result status (OK or FAIL)
errors Errors log from the request (not existent when status="OK")
listing List of retrieved updates
hasupdates Returns TRUE if has updates, FALSE if otherwise
repo Respective repository name
added Number of new applications (only if has_update=TRUE and repo version hash has matched)
removed Number of removed applications (only if has_update=TRUE and repo version hash has matched)
appscount Number of total applications available (only if has_update=TRUE and repo version hash has NOT matched)
mode Return mode/format ('xml' or 'json')

Error Codes:

Name Description
IARG-1 Invalid repo
IARG-112 Number of repos mismatch the number of given hashes.
MARG-1 Missing repo parameter
MARG-113 Missing hash parameter

Using the Web Service (examples):

Sample Response - XML:

Sample success


Sample Response - JSON:

Sample success

   "status": "OK",
            "repo": "a-repo",
            "hasupdates": "TRUE",
            "added": 12,
            "removed": 5
            "repo": "another-repo",
            "hasupdates": "TRUE",
            "appscount": 345,
            "repo": "yet-another-repo",
            "hasupdates": "FALSE",