This page is about requesting creation the of a new code repository. All new code repositories are Git repositories in Gerrit.
If you want to be a project owner (to be able to review a patch as +2 and merge it) of an existing code repository in Gerrit, see Gerrit/Privilege policy.
Step 1: Get Git accessEdit
Step 2: Request a Git repositoryEdit
Tell us your wikitech username, which code review model you want (by default this should be "Merge review"), what you want the project name in Gerrit to be (and by implication the path to the project in gerrit, e.g.
mediawiki/extensions/MyAwesome). Click request, then fill in the fields on the page creation screen:
Step 3: Commit your filesEdit
Once you have some files, you can commit them and continue your work utilizing Git.
Step 4: Publish an extension pageEdit
To autocategorize and standardize the documentation of your existing extension, please see Template:Extension. To add your new extension to this Wiki:
Templates to useEdit
Step 5: Continue development and enjoy!Edit
You could also try to find a couple of established MediaWiki developers to look over your code and point out any flaws in it, for example by asking on the wikitech-l mailing list.
Getting notified of changes in your repositoryEdit
Other people may submit patches to your repository which you should review.
You can have new changes in your repository emailed to you by Gerrit. See Gerrit/watched projects. If you want to be automatically added as a reviewer to each new patchset (or a subset by regex), add yourself to the Gerrit reviewer bot.
- Manual:Extensions extension or library development guidelines (coding conventions, architecture, license, security, etc.)
- Technical instructions for Gerrit administrators who create repositories