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How does the Code for cloning an issue in groovy look like? - usage in post-function

Hi there,

I would like to clone an issue during a post-function of a transition. As I want to clone it more than once, the pre-defined clone post-function won't do it. 

How can I access the clone functionality via groovy?



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Hi Michaela.

The code would be quite complex. I would recommend you simply use the predefined clone postfunction twice. Would that be an option?



Hi Dyelamos,

thanks for your answer. Well I thought about this but then I need to do it not twice but more like 10 -50 times. Depending on how often I need the issue. 

Here is what I am trying to do: 

We want to have recurring tasks in Jira, all instances created at once with the appropriate due dates. Therefore I have a Master issue with all the data in it including how often the issue is repeated. On workflow transition "create instances" I create all instances at once using the post-function. Due dates are calculated and set there also. 

I currently don't see a way of calling the post-function each time of cloning an issue. 

Do you have any idea how to do it?

My current solution is to create new issues and copy the fields. Unfortunately this is also a little error prone as I need to add all needed fields by hand.

Hi Michaela. 


This as I explained before is quite complex. As a client of scriptrunner you have access to all of our code within the JAR. How our functions work are as follows:

1. You have a map of strings to strings with all of the paramethers.

2. You should create an instance of the function that you are using, in this case CloneIssueWithAttachments.groovy if I'm not mistaken.

3. After that, you should call the class's .doScript() function with the params map.

As I said, this might be quite challenging. Could I suggest that you contact our consultancy services to hire help on this?



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