[Qt-creator] [Development] [FYI] on gerrit change retargeting requests

Marc Mutz marc.mutz at kdab.com
Mon Sep 5 18:54:25 CEST 2016

On Wednesday 31 August 2016 16:12:55 Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> with the upcoming qtcon and my subsequent vacation, my availability will
> be rather sporadic, so consider this:
> - i'm not going to do reviews on a regular basis, so it's unwise to just
>   add me to them and expect a reaction. send me a direct mail.
>   - this recommendation actually applies irrespective of current plans -
>     sometimes i actually want to get some work done instead of just doing
>     reviews. ;)
> - you can also ask frederik gladhorn (fregl)
> generally speaking, send a complete list of change urls, as we can just
> paste that into the script which performs the operation. that's also the
> reason why a single mail (or irc messsage) instead of adding us to n
> reviews is always preferred. please don't give verbal descriptions of
> ranges - somebody has to do the click and paste orgy anyway, and that
> should be you. ;)

And please, pretty please, don't _abandon_ changes and resubmit them to a 
different branch. _Do_ ask Ossi or Frederik to re-target on the server, _esp_ 
if you've already run into half a dozen revisions. Submitting a new change 
without the ability to use inter-change diffs is just rude towards the 


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