Redundant linking of issues - bug or feature

Two different users can link the same issue in the ticket, cause redundant linking. 

I was wondering is this a bug in JIRA ?


Thanks in advance for your answer! image2016-6-10 14:4:13.png

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Most probably the links are not duplicated but the Related link type has the same name for both inward and outward links, so what happened is that you have a link from IMA-619 to your issue and a link from your issue to IMA-619. 

JIRA groups all the links based on the link type (and direction) name, so since Related issue link type has the same name/label for both inward and outward links - relates to all the links are grouped in the same section which makes it look like you've got duplicate links.

So the answer is - it's not a bug 

Hey guys, 

I hope you are doing well! smile  Thank you so much, that you are trying to help me! I didn't expect to receive an answer from someone that I know. Great surprise, @Boris Georgiev [Botron] special thanks! wink

My case has been closed! 


@Johan Lambov


Would you please click "Accept" on the answer, so the question is closed. Thanks

Hi Johan smile

What's the version of JIRA you're using ?

Did you create these links from the UI or using some kind of script/add-on ?

Hi Jonan and welcome to Answers!

What version of JIRA are you using?

Can you provide a screenshot of the link action dialog when you type IMA-619 in the Issue field, what does the autocomplete return?

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