How to query Summary for EXACT match?

Sio I want an exact match when using the contains operator in a JQL query. 

 

key = TEST-36 AND summary ~ "__SPU__"

 

However this seems to return anything with SPU also regardless of capitalization!

 

How to get an exact match?

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Thomas Schlegel Community Champion May 18, 2017

Hi Timothy,

this is not possible with current Jira versions. There is an open issue for that: 

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRASERVER-21372

Maybe you want to vote for it.

sigh...

OK, well since I am calling it from script runner then I can use a regex to make sure it matches. 

 

But it is really irritating that the issue referenced has been open for 7 years. This should be supported by JQL :-(

 

Thanks for the reply!

I have the exact requirement. Timothy, can you please elaborate on "calling it from script runner".

 

Thanks,

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