Gerrit shortcomings

Yes one of the teams uses Gerrit.

They are completely stuck.

Developers are sensing this tool as a impediment to deliver code and participate in the building of the software.

It has happened that there is always only one person that is reviewing code: the least experienced one! Gerrit Code reviews are just toys  for children , there is no improvement in the code, people is afraid to work with it .

This small team also needs a person dedicated 50% of her time to fixing Gerrit , its installation and its environment.

As a temporary solution we have allowed that the most expert developer makes formal code reviews by passing Gerrit.

Gerrit is the wrong solution for truly agile software development

 

 

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