Retrieve an issue's worklogs by date using groovy

Alex Christensen Community Champion Nov 11, 2015

I am trying to pull only certain worklogs for a certain issue based on the date the worklog was created. I am using the PDF View Plugin to create a report and I need to get an issue's worklogs.

Below is a snippet of code I'm using to create a series of plot points to be used in a line graph.

actualSeries = new TimeSeries("actual")
def totalRemainingEstimate = totalOriginalEstimate
actualSeries.add(preDate, totalRemainingEstimate)
def worklogManager = ComponentAccessor.getWorklogManager()
for (date in startDate..now) {
	def timeSpent = 0
	def currDate = new Day(date)
	issues.each {
		List worklogs = worklogManager.getByIssue(it)
		for (def worklog : worklogs) {
			def created = new Day(worklog.getCreated())
				if (created == currDate) {
					timeSpent += (worklog.getTimeSpent()/3600)
				}
		}
}
totalRemainingEstimate -= timeSpent
actualSeries.add(currDate, totalRemainingEstimate)

This code works correctly and it does what I need it to, but is there a way to only pull the worklogs for an issue based on a particular date instead of pull ALL worklogs? It's unnecessary to pull all of the worklogs and I think it's extra work for the system to pull all worklogs instead of just the ones that I need.

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There is nothing in the API to support that AFAIK. You could do a lucene query on the worklog index (6.4+) but I don't think it's worth the trouble, and may not use any less resources.

You could use com.atlassian.jira.issue.worklog.WorklogManager#getByIssue(com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue, int), so get a paged list. If you use a page size of say 2 or 3, you're unlikely to ever need the second page if just looking for the current day.

Again, I'm not sure that's worth the trouble either.

Alex Christensen Community Champion Nov 11, 2015

Thanks, Jamie! I'll take your word for it here - if I find anything that might help, I'll let you know here.

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