Commit b99448e0 authored by Brad King's avatar Brad King Committed by Kyle Edwards
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Help/dev: Document where topic stage branch is held

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...@@ -323,6 +323,14 @@ branch (e.g. ``master``) branch followed by a sequence of merges each ...@@ -323,6 +323,14 @@ branch (e.g. ``master``) branch followed by a sequence of merges each
integrating changes from an open MR that has been staged for integration integrating changes from an open MR that has been staged for integration
testing. Each time the target integration branch is updated the stage testing. Each time the target integration branch is updated the stage
is rebuilt automatically by merging the staged MR topics again. is rebuilt automatically by merging the staged MR topics again.
The branch is stored in the upstream repository by special refs:
* ``refs/stage/master/head``: The current topic stage branch.
This is used by continuous builds that report to CDash.
* ``refs/stage/master/nightly/latest``: Topic stage as of 1am UTC each night.
This is used by most nightly builds that report to CDash.
* ``refs/stage/master/nightly/<yyyy>/<mm>/<dd>``: Topic stage as of 1am UTC
on the date specified. This is used for historical reference.
`CMake GitLab Project Developers`_ may stage a MR for integration testing `CMake GitLab Project Developers`_ may stage a MR for integration testing
by adding a comment with a command among the `comment trailing lines`_:: by adding a comment with a command among the `comment trailing lines`_::
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