how to find issues without a specific subtask

i'm looking to find a way to write a JQL query that will find any issue that is missing a particular subtask type.


For my team's process, every issue should have two subtasks (design subtask and evaluation subtask). Occasionally, we forget to create these subtasks (namely the evaluation subtask).


How can i write a query that will find issues that are missing an evaluation subtask?

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i actually think i may have answered my own question.

project = PROJ AND status not in (closed, "On Hold")
AND NOT (issueFunction in parentsOf ("issueType = evaluation”))

this appears to be working but if anybody has any tips or suggestions, i'd appreciate it.

That indeed does work. It would be worth noting though that this requires the ScriptRunner plugin, as parentsOf() is not a native JIRA function.

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