[openstack-dev] Why doesn't Gerrit email me?

Dulko, Michal michal.dulko at intel.com
Tue Jun 30 14:25:27 UTC 2015

I'm also experiencing some difficulties with Gerrit email notifications. Around the time Kilo was released it became unreliable. Some notifications are coming after few days, some of them instantly. In particular I'm often receiving comments on a patch in invalid order.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Louis Taylor [mailto:louis at kragniz.eu]
> Sent: Tuesday, June 30, 2015 3:45 PM
> To: OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions)
> Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] Why doesn't Gerrit email me?
> On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 02:08:45PM +0100, Neil Jerram wrote:
> > Apologies if this is an FAQ - I tried a quick search, but that didn't
> > find anything that looked both up to date and authoritative.
> >
> > I keep going back to Gerrit jobs that I've reviewed or commented on,
> > and finding that there have been other comments since mine, but that
> > Gerrit didn't email me about.
> >
> > Does anyone know why that happens?  It's really important to my
> > workflow, and to continuing review conversations effectively, that
> > Gerrit emails new comments reliably and in good time.  Could I be
> > doing something wrong that is causing this not to happen?
> This is probably a silly question, but have you enabled email notifications for
> all comments in your watched projects? You can create a watch item for a
> particular project with 'owner:me' in the 'Only If' field to prevent a deluge of
> comment notifications.
> Cheers,
> Louis

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