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= init
init - Initialize a new Gerrit server installation
'java' -jar gerrit.war 'init'
Creates a new Gerrit server installation, interactively prompting
for some basic setup prior to writing default configuration files
into a newly created `$site_path`.
If run in an existing `$site_path`, init will upgrade some resources
as necessary.
Run in batch mode, skipping interactive prompts. Reasonable
configuration defaults are chosen based on the whims of
the Gerrit developers.
If during a schema migration unused objects (e.g. tables, columns)
are detected they are *not* automatically dropped, but only a list of
SQL statements to drop these objects is provided. To drop the unused
objects these SQL statements have to be executed manually.
Don't automatically start the daemon after initializing a
newly created site path. This permits the administrator
to inspect and modify the configuration before the daemon
is started.
Location of the gerrit.config file, and all other per-site
configuration data, supporting libraries and log files.
Print names of plugins that can be installed during init process.
Automatically install plugin with given name without asking.
This option may be supplied more than once to install multiple
This command can only be run on a server which has direct
connectivity to the metadata database, and local access to the
managed Git repositories.
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