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FS#49089 - Ability to send POST requests instead of GET

Attached to Project: AUR web interface
Opened by Alad Wenter (Alad) - Tuesday, 26 April 2016, 11:34 GMT
Last edited by Lukas Fleischer (lfleischer) - Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 16:01 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Backend
Status Unconfirmed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture All
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version 4.2.0
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 1
Private No


GET requests fail with HTTP 414 errors with a large amount of requests, for example when querying many packages for AUR updates [1], or resolving large dependency chains [2]. An existing workaround is to split requests, but besides the added means needed to split and merge requests, the resulting JSON is more difficult to parse.

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Comment by Kevin Morris (kevr) - Friday, 03 July 2020, 16:14 GMT
Working on this.
Comment by Kevin Morris (kevr) - Friday, 03 July 2020, 16:54 GMT
On a POST request, do we need to support url parameters, or can we just leave it to the data that's given from the client: application/json|form data?