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Drupal projects can be searched similarly as Packagist:

From Packagist can be also extrated the project's data (e.g. versions):

Is it possible to get project's data also from the Drupal repository?


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Yes, the Composer documentation on repositories describes this mechanism, specifically, the provider-includes and providers-url properties.

These properties describe the package indexes & the URL pattern used for look up, for example:

  • How can I get the hash for a specific Drupal project? Thanks! – Antonín Slejška Apr 5 '18 at 8:15
  • The problem is as follows: I know the project (package) name, e.g. office_hours. I can find the package: packages.drupal.org/8/search.json?s=office_hours But there is not the hash. – Antonín Slejška Apr 5 '18 at 8:51
  • Or do I have to search all providers (first indexes) till I find the project and its hash? – Antonín Slejška Apr 5 '18 at 9:06
  • It looks like https://packagist.org/packages/$VENDOR/$PACKAGE.json URL pattern is specific to the Packgist host. It doesn't look like that's mandated by Composer (from what I saw). I'm guessing that's just a human-friendly lookup. I'd take a look @ the Composer project (github.com/composer/composer) to find it's vendor/package lookup mechanism so you don't have reinvent the wheel. – Shawn Conn Apr 5 '18 at 19:56

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