GitLab conventions

Ben Gamari ben at
Tue Apr 2 14:05:23 UTC 2019

Ryan Scott < at> writes:

> Thanks for writing these up! These will be handy references that I'm sure
> I'll come back to many times.
> Question: once I've marked my MR as "backport-needed" (and it is merged
> into master), whose responsibility is it to ensure that it gets merged into
> the latest release branch (e.g., ghc-8.8)? It it the responsibility of the
> person who made the MR originally, or is there a process in place for
> collecting these backport-needed patches into batches and merging them?
It is of course appreciated if people backport their own patches.
However, I do intend on doing a sweep of the backport list and take care
of anything I find while preparing the stable branch.

I'll see to it that this is better documented.


- Ben

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