Gerrit: mark patches as waiting for review

Michael Stahl mstahl at
Tue Jan 3 12:05:59 UTC 2017

On 01/03/2017 11:46 AM, Bjoern Michaelsen wrote:
> Hi,
> On Tue, Jan 03, 2017 at 10:34:27AM +0000, Kaganski Mike wrote:
>> But I suppose a better thing is to mark it -1 in the beginning, and revert to 0 when ready.
> No. No, no, no.
> Very explicitly: NO!
> Dont do that. In fact, be prepared that if you push stuff that is unfit to be
> merged to gerrit _others_ will mark it as CR-2 to save themselves from the
> noise. They have every right to do so: The social contract of gerrit is: if you
> push something there, you ask for a review.
> Breaking that social contract is a very Bad Thing(tm).
> Again: DONT DO THAT.

but what if i want to try if for example some experimental change builds
on a Mac, or Windows, whatever i don't have locally?

the jenkins doesn't build draft changes, only public ones.

that is a valid use case for submitting something with a -1 self-review.

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