gerrit: pull, change, commit --amend and submit after many changes in master since first submit to gerrit

Ilmari Lauhakangas ilmari.lauhakangas at
Wed Apr 20 12:29:05 UTC 2022

On 20.4.2022 15.23, Winfried Donkers wrote:
> I have submitted a patch to gerrit weeks ago and I now want to change 
> some of it (the patch in gerrit is still active).
> When pulling the patch from gerrit, I get a merge commit.
> I can change my patch, but how do I update the patch (I normally use 
> 'git commit path_or_-a --amend' for this, but the patch is not the 
> latest commit)?

I guess you removed your local branch and are aiming to restore it from 
backup as it were. Here are the basic instructions for that:


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