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Where is the current Sparkle feed for Sourcetree?

 

The current version of the app:

 

Sourcetree.app:

CFBundleShortVersionString: 2.7.6

CFBundleVersion: 177

 

has references to this Sparkle Appcast / RSS Feed:

 

https://www.sourcetreeapp.com/update/SparkleAppcast.xml

 

but if you look at it, you'll notice that nothing has been added to that feed since **25 Oct 2016** (version 2.3.2).

 

Version 2.3.2 _will_ offer to update itself to 2.7.6 if you let it check for updates, but I’m curious what Sparkle / Appcast URL it is using, and why the old one is no longer updated.

 

Does anyone know the current, correct URL for Sourcetree updates?

 

TjL

 

ps - the reason I ask is that I maintain a set of scripts designed to let Mac users automatically update their apps, and it works best when I can use the Sparkle Appcast URLs, rather than resorting to scraping HTML off https://www.sourcetreeapp.com or some such other alternative. One big reason is the ability to check cryptographic signatures via the Sparkle feeds. You can’t get that scraping HTML.

You can find the scripts at https://github.com/tjluoma/di if you're interested

 

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Manju Atlassian Team Aug 27, 2018

Hi,

We are in the process of changing our hosting infrastructure for all artifacts with a beta roll out very soon. Please stay tuned for details coming out shortly. You can also sign up for an early access build and provide your feedback on improvements - Sign up now

Thanks,
Manjunath
Sourcetree Mac Developer

Since… 2016 ;-?

 

(I've signed up for the beta.)

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