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API 2.0 Find files in a branch Edited

Hey all,

Using the API and running this query for example...

returns only myfile.json if it exists in the Master branch of the "myrepo" repo. I can't find any information on how to search within another branch.

How can I alter this search to search either a specific branch or the entire repo?


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seanaty Atlassian Team Dec 17, 2020

@StuMid the code search API only indexes the main branch so you're correct that you can only use this API with that branch to search file contents.

That said, you can use the src API to fetch files from any branch given that you know the filename.

You can use a branch name where it says "commit" but there is an annoying limitation that the branch name cannot contain a slash. If the branch name contains a slash you'd have to take a 2 step approach and first look up the commit of the branch using the branch API.

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