[Dev] How to set up gerrit? The instructions are NOT helpful

Kanevskiy, Alexander alexander.kanevskiy at intel.com
Wed Feb 26 16:17:47 GMT 2014


On 26/02/14 18:13 , "Kanavin, Alexander" <alexander.kanavin at intel.com>
wrote:

>On 02/26/2014 06:04 PM, Kanevskiy, Alexander wrote:
>> In reality, you don’t need to change your .git/config that is generated
>>by
>> default in your cloned repository.
>>
>> You may add few lines to it if you’d like, but it is not mandatory.
>>
>> Let me explain few additions that might be useful:
>>
>> 1. in remote “origin” section:
>>
>>      push = HEAD:refs/for/devel
>>
>> this helps to simplify operation with submitting patches.
>>
>> without it, it’s better to do “git push origin HEAD:refs/for/tizen” (if
>> you’re submitting patches from your HEAD towards tizen branch for
>>review).
>> line above just makes it simpler for developer to type “git push
>>origin”.
>> the rest, HEAD and target branch it would take from config.
>>
>>
>> 2. in remote “origin” section:
>>      receivepack = git receive-pack --reviewer=<E-mail_Address> …
>>
>>
>> this helps to add automatically some specific reviewers for that
>>project,
>> if you’d like to specify them manually. (e.g. you want 2-3 of your
>> colleagues explicitly reviewing your patches).
>> You don’t need to do that explicitly, as domain maintainers would would
>>be
>> added automatically to change.
>
>Alright, now this makes sense - thanks.
>
>Can you put the above information on the webpage I referred to
>(https://source.tizen.org/documentation/developer-guide/submitting-and-rev
>iewing-on-gerrit-and-obs
>- section 2.1)? What is there now is just confusing and should be
>replaced.


Yes, request to the people who maintains that documentation already sent.

Thank you for providing feedback about documentation.

>
>Regards,
>Alex
>


-- 
Best regards, Alexander Kanevskiy.



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