Auto-merge will not automatically merge between a branch pair that has an open pull request i.e., auto-merge expects to be the only thing that is merging between release branches.
Due to merge conflicts from previous pull requests and auto-merge attempt.
After which all new Pull request will not attempt to auto-merge.
Users and admins need to know when auto-merge fails and why so it can be addressed quickly.
- Provide better logging to identify the problem.
- Provide a notification in the UI
Review all branches related to the cascading merge and resolve any open pull requests or merge conflicts.