[Gluster-Maintainers] [Gluster-devel] Random voting in Gerrit - Check votes before merging

Vijay Bellur vbellur at redhat.com
Thu Jun 9 12:53:05 UTC 2016

On 06/09/2016 05:11 AM, Atin Mukherjee wrote:
> On 06/09/2016 02:38 PM, Kaushal M wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 9, 2016 at 12:13 PM, Kaushal M <kshlmster at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> A heads up to all maintainers and developers.
>>> As all of you probably already know, reviews in Gerrit are getting
>>> random votes for jobs that ran for other patchsets.
>>> We've had people noticing these votes only when they've been negative.
>>> But these votes can be positive as well (I've got an example in the
>>> forwarded mail below).
>>> Maintainers need to be make sure that any positive vote given to a
>>> review is correct and for a job that ran for the particular review,
>>> before merging it.
>>> To make sure that changes that have been given such a bogus vote don't
>>> get merged, any developer finding such a vote, can give a Verified-1
>>> to the review to block it from merging. I've changed the Verified flag
>>> so that a Verified-1 blocks a review from being merged. I'll remove
>>> this change after we figure out what's happening.
>>> I'll be posting updates to the infra-list to the mail-thread I've
>>> forwarded below.
>> This (and the random build failures) should be fixed now.
>> There should no longer be any random votes/comments. Anyone who's had
>> incorrect votes, please re-trigger the jobs.
> That's a great news Kaushal. Many thanks for taking it to the root cause
> and fixing it.

+1. Appreciate your help here, Kaushal!


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