This @PLUGIN@ plugin is built with Bazel.

Two build modes are supported: Standalone and in Gerrit tree. The standalone build mode is recommended, as this mode doesn't require the Gerrit tree to exist locally.

Build standalone

  bazel build @PLUGIN@

The output is created in


To execute the tests run:

  bazel test //...

Build in Gerrit tree

Put the external dependency Bazel build file into the Gerrit /plugins directory, replacing the existing empty one.

  cd gerrit/plugins
  rm external_plugin_deps.bzl
  ln -s @PLUGIN@/external_plugin_deps.bzl .

Then issue

  bazel build plugins/@PLUGIN@

The output is created in


This project can be imported into the Eclipse IDE. Add the plugin name to the CUSTOM_PLUGINS set in Gerrit core in tools/bzl/plugins.bzl, and execute:


To execute the tests run either one of:

  bazel test --test_tag_filters=@PLUGIN@ //...
  bazel test plugins/@PLUGIN@:@PLUGIN@_tests

This project can be imported into the Eclipse IDE. Execute:


to generate the required files and then import the project.

How to build the Gerrit Plugin API is described in the Gerrit documentation.