[Development] New features in CI

Lars Knoll lars.knoll at qt.io
Sat Mar 27 12:02:05 CET 2021

> On 27 Mar 2021, at 11:23, Giuseppe D'Angelo via Development <development at qt-project.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> On 12/03/2021 17:22, Tor Arne Vestbø wrote:
>> We we please improve this by:
>>  1. Attempt to cherry-pick the commits in the tested branch into dev, before falling back to a merge commit (if needed)
>>  2. If we need to merge:
>>    - Reflecting the CI as the author of the merge commit
>>    - Reflecting the set of commits in the merge commit message, e.g. based on git shortlog
>>    - Using a commit message subject that explains what’s going on, eg.
> This situation is getting a bit out of hand, with a now almost half of commits in qtbase/dev being merge commits. I'm not quite convinced this is a good thing.

I agree that it looks messy and shouldn’t be required in 90% of the cases. Let’s try to improve this and cherry-pick where possible, please.


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