2nd level issue linking

If I link a bug A to B & B to C, then I won’t be able to see C as a linked bug in A. I guess this is currently how JIRA works. Is there a workaround or some plugin or some open ticket with Atlassian to get this working?

 

Thanks.

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Some plugins will let you visualize the issues in relation with one another, like Link Hierarchy or Pathfinder. You'd get to see a tree  These plugins are not very expensive. 

 

Other plugins do that too, in addition of other things. The Structure plugin for instance would allow you to build a hierachy or issues depending on their links. For instance, you could have Epics on top, followed by the stories they contain, followed by linked issues of a certain type, followed by subtasks. You would be able to get sums of time spent and estimates at any level of this hierarchy. It's a very powerful and flexible plugin and is a bit expensive, but you might want to git it a try.

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It's perfectly valid to say A is not linked to C because you haven't added a link to do that.  The "workaround" is to create the link from A to C to tell JIRA that there is one.

For reporting, everything Nicolas said is spot on!

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