[openstack-dev] [all][infra] revert new gerrit

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Fri Mar 18 15:35:42 UTC 2016

On 03/18/2016 08:31 AM, Andrey Kurilin wrote:
> Hi all!
> I want to start this thread because I'm tired. I spent a lot of time,
> but I can't review as easy as it was with old interface. New Gerrit is
> awful. Here are several issues:
> * It is not possible to review patches at mobile phone. "New" "modern"
> theme is not adopted for small screens.
> * Leaving comments is a hard task. Position of page can jump anytime.
> * It is impossible to turn off hot-keys. position of page changed->I
> don't see that comment pop-up is closed->continue type several
> letters->make unexpected things(open edit mode, modify something, save,
> exit...)
> * patch-dependency tree is not user-friendly
> * summary table doesn't include status of patch(I need list to the end
> of a page to know if patch is merged or not)
> * there is no button "Comment"/"Reply" at the end of page(after all
> comments).
> * it is impossible to turn off "new" search mechanism
> Does it possible to return old, classic theme? It was a good time when
> we have old and new themes together...

Sadly no. Upstream is pretty tied to the new very terrible interface. 
We're not sure why.

If you haven't tried gertty yet, I highly recommend it.

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