This 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 //...

This project can be imported into the Eclipse IDE:


Build in Gerrit tree

  bazel build plugins/@PLUGIN@

The output is created in


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. Add the plugin name to the CUSTOM_PLUGINS set in Gerrit core in tools/bzl/plugins.bzl, and execute:



There are two separate plugin targets, one containing UI components (reviewers), and one with only backend components (reviewers-backend). The UI plugin is only compatible with the GWT UI, and does not work with PolyGerrit. Both build instructions will work with either reviewers or reviewers-backend.

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

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