Is there a way to prevent merging of one branch to another. We have branches like 15-maint 16-maint master, we merge forward from 15-maint to 16-maint and also from 16-maint to master but never from 16-maint to 15-maint or from master to 16-maint. Sometimes due to human error, of the person merging, higher branch is merged to lower - like 16-maint to 15-maint or master to 16-maint. Is there any way to prevent this by means of hooks or configs in Bitbucket ?
You can use branch level permissions and a branch naming convention to limit who has the capability to merge. Take a look at the documentation available at https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/BitbucketServer/Using+branch+permissions
@Ulrich Kuhnhardt [Izymes]: There are 4 restrictions available :
i. Prevent all changes
ii. Prevent deletion
iii. Prevent rewriting history
iv. Prevent changes without a pull request
Now how can I use these to configure my lower branches to not allow merges from higher ? (do not permit merge of master to 16-maint while allowing merging of 15-maint to 16-maint ?)
As a project manager, I have discovered that different developers want to bring their previous branching method with them when they join the team. Some developers are used to performing individual wo...
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