[openstack-dev] [infra] Upgrade to Gerrit 2.11

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Wed Oct 14 09:47:41 UTC 2015

On 10/13/2015 08:08 PM, Zaro wrote:
> Hello All,
> The openstack-infra team would like to upgrade from our Gerrit 2.8 to
> Gerrit 2.11.  We are proposing to do the upgrade shortly after the
> Mitaka summit.  The main motivation behind the upgrade is to allow us
> to take advantage of some of the new REST api, ssh commands, and
> stream events features.  Also we wanted to stay closer to upstream so
> it will be easier to pick up more recent features and fixes.
> We want to let everyone know that there is a big UI change in Gerrit
> 2.11.  The change screen (CS), which is the main view for a patchset,
> has been completely replaced with a new change screen (CS2).  While
> Gerrit 2.8 contains both old CS and CS2, I believe everyone in
> Openstack land is really just using the old CS.  CS2 really wasn't
> ready in 2.8 and really should never be used in that version.  The CS2
> has come a long way since then and many other big projects have moved
> to using Gerrit 2.11 so it's not a concern any longer.  If you would
> like a preview of Gerrit 2.11 and maybe help us test it, head over to
> http://review-dev.openstack.org.  If you are very opposed to CS2 then
> you may like Gertty (https://pypi.python.org/pypi/gertty) instead.  If
> neither option works for you then maybe you can help us create a new
> alternative :)
> We are soliciting feedback so please let us know what you think.
> Thanks You.

+1 very excited to get new gerrit out there.


Sean Dague

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