[openstack-dev] [infra] Upgrade to Gerrit 2.11
flavio at redhat.com
Wed Oct 14 10:01:49 UTC 2015
On 13/10/15 17:08 -0700, Zaro wrote:
>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
>We are soliciting feedback so please let us know what you think.
+1, excited to see our gerrit moving forward!
P.S: /me has been using CS2 for a while now.
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