Merge requests are a place to propose changes you've made to a project and discuss those changes with others
Interested parties can even contribute by pushing commits if they want to.
The expiration time for new job artifacts in CI/CD pipelines is now 30 days (GitLab default). Previously generated artifacts in already completed jobs will not be affected by the change. The latest artifacts for all jobs in the latest successful pipelines will be kept. More information: https://gitlab.lrz.de/help/user/admin_area/settings/continuous_integration.html#default-artifacts-expiration