Commit 6f7e90f6 authored by Robert Schilling's avatar Robert Schilling
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Use POST to create a new release instead of PUT

parent faef95af
......@@ -84,13 +84,13 @@ It returns 200 if the operation succeed. In case of an error,
405 with an explaining error message is returned.
## New release
## Create a new release
Add release notes to the existing git tag. It returns 200 if the release is
Add release notes to the existing git tag. It returns 201 if the release is
created successfully. If the tag does not exist, 404 is returned.
PUT /projects/:id/repository/tags/:tag_name/release
POST /projects/:id/repository/tags/:tag_name/release
......@@ -48,7 +48,7 @@ class Tags < Grape::API
# description (required) - Release notes with markdown support
# Example Request:
# PUT /projects/:id/repository/tags/:tag_name/release
put ':id/repository/tags/:tag_name/release', requirements: { tag_name: /.*/ } do
post ':id/repository/tags/:tag_name/release', requirements: { tag_name: /.*/ } do
required_attributes! [:description]
result =, current_user).
......@@ -119,21 +119,21 @@
describe 'PUT /projects/:id/repository/tags/:tag_name/release' do
describe 'POST /projects/:id/repository/tags/:tag_name/release' do
let(:tag_name) { project.repository.tag_names.first }
let(:description) { 'Awesome release!' }
it 'should create description for existing git tag' do
put api("/projects/#{}/repository/tags/#{tag_name}/release", user),
post api("/projects/#{}/repository/tags/#{tag_name}/release", user),
description: description
expect(response.status).to eq(200)
expect(response.status).to eq(201)
expect(json_response['tag_name']).to eq(tag_name)
expect(json_response['description']).to eq(description)
it 'should return 404 if the tag does not exist' do
put api("/projects/#{}/repository/tags/foobar/release", user),
post api("/projects/#{}/repository/tags/foobar/release", user),
description: description
expect(response.status).to eq(404)
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