its-base is a common stub for Gerrit plugins that connect to issue tracking systems (“ITS”). its-base on its own is not meant to be installed as plugin to a Gerrit site. Instead its-base provides common functionality to other plugins, like:

its-base provides means to:

  • Add comments to an ITS (based on a user-defined rules, like “Add a comment to the ITS, if a change references the respective issue”).
  • Change status of ITS entries (based on a user-defined rules, like “Set status to resolved if a change gets merged that references the respective issue”).
  • (De-)activate on per-project base.