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Learning Gerrit Code Review by Luca Milanesio

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Code Review roles

In order to leverage the benefits of Gerrit, we need to assign some additional roles to the development team members. Understanding the roles, their associated duties and access permissions allows the correct insertion and responsibilities assignment in the Code Review workflow.

Contributor

With Gerrit, every user with the ability to access at least one branch of the repository in read mode and with the ability to upload a new change is known as a contributor. The philosophy behind Code Review is "getting early feedback from the team" and often there is no better feedback that just an alternative solution to the same problem: this is the reason why typically every user with read access is granted the ability to upload a change ...

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