How to bypass Gerrit
Note: The following tips are for those few who have the ability to accept changes into Gerrit’s official LineageOS repositories and/or who are able to bypass Gerrit entirely. Only posted here for convenience for these maintainers, in case anyone forgets the steps.
Warning: To mass-submit to Gerrit, you will need the Push and Create Reference permissions. For mass pushes that include commits you didn’t create yourself, you may also need Forge Author and Forge Committer permissions. If you believe you are lacking appropriate permissions, file a
Say you have a bunch of changes and want to skip Gerrit’s interface entirely, pushing directly to the repository. For this you will need special privileges.
This is a summary of the user-upload feature, described in detail here.
Start by syncing the repo:
Branch the repository to anything. In the new branch, add your commits (or merge from another branch, git pull from AOSP, or whatever gets your changes in).
lineageremote. This command will add the remote (use
git remote -v to see it).
To bypass Gerrit
lineage-20.0 is the branch to which you are pushing, type:
git push lineage HEAD:refs/heads/lineage-20.0
To mass-push commits to Gerrit for review
Type the above mentioned command, but use
refs/for/branch instead of
To create a new remote branch (on GitHub)
You can create a new (remote) branch by typing:
git push -u lineage HEAD:refs/heads/new-branch-name