Currently job artifacts in CI/CD pipelines on LRZ GitLab never expire. Starting from Wed 26.1.2022 the default expiration time will be 30 days (GitLab default). Currently existing 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

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.