[eclipse.org-committers] Gerrit "Cherry Pick" issue, newer version of Gerrit soon
We've experienced an issue with a Gerrit repository that was configured
with the "Cherry Pick" Submit type. This is not the default setting,
and projects must specifically request this be changed by webmaster.
In short, many changes became entangled and required us to do some
mangling with the Gerrit database. As there are open issues with
Gerrit's Cherry Pick and other installations have had issues with the
type (see above bug), I recommend that projects who use it switch to either:
- Merge if Necessary (default)
- Fast Forward Only (my personal favourite)
- Rebase if Necessary
You can read about the Submit Types here, and choose which is best for
your project. Please don't hesitate to open a bug against
Community/Gerrit to discuss the options with your project and your
Also, I'll be upgrading to the latest Gerrit 2.11 as soon as I get
confirmation from the Mylyn team. 2.11 introduces many new features,
such as being able to create new patch sets from within the Gerrit UI.
Follow the excitement in this bug:
Thanks for reading.