There are times when we have a collection of bugs in one bug ticket to expedite the dev team fixing everything related to one area.
Pull metrics that report those bugs within a single ticket so our numbers might show 30 bugs vs 5 Bug tickets.
EXAMPLE DESCRIPTION -
This bug should have some varied ways to identify multiple bugs in a single ‘parent’ bug.
Bug 1 -
This sentence uses the word bug to confirm it’s excluded from the search.
EXAMPLE QUERY (not working) -
project = BSP AND issuetype = Bug AND description ~ "Bug 1" AND NOT description ~ "bug" ORDER BY Key ASC
Hi @Bud Herz
I am a bit unclear what you are expecting the results of that search to be: nothing or something. Would you please clarify?
Regarding the query you provided, the contains operator ~ can do an exact match if you escape the search in quotes, like this:
project = BSP AND issuetype = Bug AND description ~ "\"Bug 1\""
But, you are also trying apparently to exclude things which contain "bug", perhaps with !~ and so that may not work as you expect: one search string is a subset of the other due to the "fuzzy" searching for contains.
Hey @Bill Sheboy
We have plenty of bugs that may casually mention other bugs in their descriptions. Things like "...fix may still be blocked by bug BSP-2345".
I am hoping to find results specific to the format we use when we list multiple issues in a single bug. Most often the method would be like "Bug 1"
Now using what I thought was a specific search for "Bug 1" instead returns everything with "Bug" anywhere in the description. So what I started with was -
project = BSP AND issuetype = Bug AND description ~ "Bug 1" ORDER BY Key ASC
For me, that does not return only "Bug 1" results. I have studied the syntax help page and swear I am doing it how it should be used, but obviously I'm missing something simple.
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