Review terms and workflow

Whenever a new tool is adopted, the initial problems arise when new terminologies are encountered, especially when they are referred to new concepts and methodologies. It is crucial to educate about keywords and their associated meaning in the Gerrit Code Review domain.


Gerrit project is a workspace consisting of the following elements:

  • Git repository: It is used to store the merged code base and the changes under review that have not being merged yet. Gerrit has the limitation of a single repository per project. There can also be projects without any code repository associated at all (that is, Security-only projects)
  • Changes references under review: Git commit-id (expressed as SHA-1 Hexadecimal alphanumeric string) ...

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