simple scripted conditions on workflow transition - error on preview and always evaluate true

I have a [Edit: workflow transition with a] simple scripted condition in which I have placed the single word "false", yet it behaves as if it evaluated to true.

When previewing it I see this error:

Cannot cast object 'haslers(haslers)' with class 'com.atlassian.jira.user.DelegatingApplicationUser' to class 'com.atlassian.crowd.embedded.api.User'

JIRA version: v7.1.4#71008-sha1:eaa0661



This is on server, not cloud, so I wonder if the com.atlassian.crowd.embedded.api.User is incorrectly referencing code in the cloud codebase (because of crowd) instead of the server codebase.

Here's a screenshot of how I've configured the script.

image2017-2-14 9:8:46.png



We're on version 3.0.10 and there's no budget for getting the paid version so I guess I'll have to look at an alternative way to do this that doesn't involve script runner. (would have replied in a comment but I don't have enough points)

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@Thanos Batagiannis [Adaptavist], My script is literally "false" (see attachment). So it should always fail, and yet it doesn't. This makes me think it's a bug in JIRA, unless I'm completely misunderstanding how simple scripted conditions work.

I should have said, this is a condition on a workflow transition.

Hi Sam, 

Which version of ScriptRunner you use ?

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Tarun Sapra Community Champion Feb 14, 2017

Did you try "return false;" instead of just false.

Tarun, in groovy, return is optional, so probably this is not the issue. I think the issue is with the ScriptRunner version  Sam uses. 

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Tarun Sapra Community Champion Feb 14, 2017

Indeed Thanos, I am aware that return is optional, but I wanted to make sure that a boolean is returned as a single false might have been interpreted as a string, as I not aware of the exact behind the scene semantics of the code that kicks in when the validation is executed.


@Thanos Batagiannis [Adaptavist], I'm on version 3.0.10

Hi Sam, 

So yes the problem is that the 3.0.10 version is not compatible with the JIRA v7 

Changes in the JIRA API, like the one you face, made it hard to make at least one free version compatible with JIRA v7.

regards, Thanos

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