You can work with Gerrit by installing git-review on different platforms as discussed in this chapter.
In Windows, you can install the git-review as listed in the following steps.
Step 1 − First install Python for installing git-review.
Step 2 − Keep the Python installation in the default directory (like C:\Python27) instead of installing in any other directory.
Step 3 − Next, set the environment variables for Python scripts directory using the path as C:\Python27\;C:\Python27\Scripts\;
Step 4 − With version 2.7, Python will install pip automatically. For older version of Python 2.7, you can install pip as described in this link.
Step 5 − Run open Git Bash and install the git-review using the following command.
$ pip install git-review
In Linux, you can install git-review as described in the following steps −
Step 1 Users of Linux platform do not have root access on shared host. Hence, without root access, you can install git-review locally in user directory using the following commands −
virtualenv --python=/usr/bin/python2.6 virtualenv virtualenv/bin/pip install git-review==1.21
Step 2 − You can extend the path to the local binaries using two ways −
Step 3 − Now, use the following command to set up the work with Gerrit.
git review -s or ~/virtualenv/bin/git-review -s
Step 4 − With root access, git-review can be installed using the following command.
sudo apt-get install git-review
Step 5 − If there is no apt-get after installing Python, then use the following commands.
$ sudo easy_install pip $ sudo pip install git-review==1.21
Step 6 − Run the following command to work with Gerrit.
git review -s
In Mac, you can install the git-review using the following steps.
Step 1 − Install the Homebrew from this link.
Step 2 − Next, install the git-review using the following command.
brew install git-review