submit a revised patch to an abandoned gerrit change

Ilmari Lauhakangas ilmari.lauhakangas at
Wed Jan 12 16:26:19 UTC 2022

On 12.1.2022 17.42, Chris Sherlock wrote:
>> On 13 Jan 2022, at 12:11 am, Winfried Donkers <winfried.libreoffice at> wrote:
>>>> I have the same menu, but just next to the menu button (the vertical ...),
>>>> on the left side, there is also a RESTORE button.
>>> Might only work for own patches.
>> OK, thanks all, I'll simply submit a new patch and refer to the abandoned one (I have no need for elevated permissions).
>> Winfried
> I think the issue will be, however, that the authorship information will have been diluted. I guess if you note in the commit message who the original author was and that you adapted it that would probably be fine.

One can do

git commit --author='First Last <some at email>'


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