Allow collaboration on merge requests across forks
Introduced in GitLab 10.6.
This feature is available for merge requests across forked projects that are publicly accessible. It makes it easier for members of projects to collaborate on merge requests across forks.
When enabled for a merge request, members with merge access to the target branch of the project will be granted write permissions to the source branch of the merge request.
The feature can only be enabled by users who already have push access to the source project, and only lasts while the merge request is open.
Enable this functionality while creating or editing a merge request: