Proposal: make squash-merging the default behavior for gitlab MRs

David Hurka david.hurka at
Wed Oct 7 17:27:26 BST 2020

On Wednesday, October 7, 2020 5:26:05 PM CEST Thomas Friedrichsmeier wrote:
> Probably not something we can easily configure/adjust downstream,
> though?

What we can easily can change on our level, is to provide a default MR 
description in every project. (Like the default bug description in Bugzilla.) 

My theory is that some newcoming contributors already know GitLab, and just 
create the MR as they are used to, without reading our wiki article. The 
consequence is that they ignore these checkboxes.

About default MR descriptions:

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