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

Marc Mutz marc.mutz at kdab.com
Tue Sep 6 14:56:31 CEST 2016

On Tuesday 06 September 2016 11:43:34 Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 05, 2016 at 09:17:59PM +0000, J-P Nurmi wrote:
> > On 05 Sep 2016, at 19:27, Marc Mutz <marc.mutz at kdab.com> wrote:
> > > It's not about restricting what a user can do. It's simply missing
> > > implementation, and I believe that if it were easy to implement,
> > > Ossi would have done it long ago instead of playing retarget-monkey
> > > for the rest of us :)
> > 
> > Doing it through the web UI would be a nice bonus, but having access
> > to the same script that is already used by the admins would be good
> > enough for starters.
> yep - because i'm totally going to give everyone full write access to
> the database. ;)
> if you make a secure web frontend that authenticates against qt account
> and verifies change ownership using the gerrit ssh interface, i'm
> totally willing to deploy that. ;)

Maybe just add a combobox "Request Move to Other Branch" that just emails you 
and Frederik?

As it is now, not even all @qt.io people know how to do this/that it's 


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