Preventing merges of old feature branches

We have occasionally had issues with feature branch builds passing, being merged to develop, and then develop builds failing because the feature branch was so old it does something no longer relevant or correct.

Does BitBucket (we have the self-hosted version, v5.1.1) have a way to prevent pull requests from being merged if the feature branch is "too far behind" the target branch? I think another way of describing it is preventing merging to a target branch of the last common ancestor is X commits behind the target branch's latest commit.

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Mikael Sandberg Community Champion Nov 16, 2017

No, Bitbucket does not have such a feature. You would need an app for it, like ScriptRunner. If my memory servers me correctly there was another app that I looked at that had a solution for it, let me see if I can find out which one.

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