ScriptRunner Groovy script to read all the 'Linked Epic Issues' for a Script Field


Using Script runner I'd like to read all the 'Linked Epic Issues' from the epic object and create a script Field to be used on my card layout. Basically I want to display an epic with all the Linked Epic Issues on my board.


Reading normal links is pretty simple:


JiraAuthenticationContext authContext = ComponentManager.getInstance().getJiraAuthenticationContext();

IssueLinkManager issueLinkManager = ComponentManager.getInstance().getIssueLinkManager();

LinkCollection linkCollection = issueLinkManager.getLinkCollection(issue, authContext.getLoggedInUser());

Set<IssueLinkType> linkTypes = linkCollection.getLinkTypes();

return  linkCollection.getAllIssues().toString()


But how to read the Linked Epic Issues



CustomFieldManager cfManager = ComponentManager.getInstance().getCustomFieldManager();

  CustomField cf = cfManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName('Linked Epic Issues');

  return cf.getGenericValue().toString()



[GenericEntity:CustomField][id,10201][project,null][fieldtype,null][default,null][issuetype,null][customfieldsearcherkey,com.onresolve.jira.groovy.groovyrunner:textsearcher][description,null][name,Linked Epic Issues][customfieldtypekey,com.onresolve.jira.groovy.groovyrunner:scripted-field]


I can see that there is API EpicLinkManagerImpl


And even some examples



def epicLinkManagerImpl = getBean("epicLinkManagerImpl");



javax.script.ScriptException: groovy.lang.MissingMethodException: No signature of method: org.codehaus.groovy.jsr223.GroovyScriptEngineImpl.getBean() is applicable for argument types: (java.lang.String) values: [epicLinkManagerImpl]

Possible solutions: getAt(java.lang.String), get(java.lang.String), getClass(), eval(java.lang.String)

A stacktrace has been logged


And when I try to import the EpicLinkManagerImpl I'm getting


org.codehaus.groovy.control.MultipleCompilationErrorsException: startup failed:

Script65.groovy: 19: unable to resolve class com.atlassian.greenhopper.manager.issuelink.EpicLinkManagerImpl

 @ line 19, column 1.

   import com.atlassian.greenhopper.manager.issuelink.EpicLinkManagerImpl


So the package is not visible from the Script Runner at all.

So How do I access the instance of the EpicLinkManagerImpl then?



2 answers

1 accepted


Strongly inspired by I got a list of issues with this script:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.fugue.Option

if("Epic") {
    def epic = (Option)Option.option(issue)
    def epicLinkManagerImpl = getBean("epicLinkManagerImpl");
    issuesInEpic = epicLinkManagerImpl.getIssuesInEpic(issue)
    return issuesInEpic.toString()


return null

//Method to get the greenhopper bean instance
def getBean(String beanId)
    def ghPlugin         = ComponentAccessor.getPluginAccessor().getEnabledPlugin("com.pyxis.greenhopper.jira")
    def descriptor           = ghPlugin.getModuleDescriptor("greenhopper-launcher")
    def applicationContext     = descriptor.getModule().greenHopperCacheManager.applicationContext
    def beanInstance      = applicationContext.getBean(beanId)
    return beanInstance;

Wow!  I've been looking for a way to retrieve "Issues in Epic" for a long time - thanks Knud!


## epic stories

#foreach($issue in $epicStory.getLinkedStories($xmlutils.escape($issue.key)))
<fo:table id="$xmlutils.escape($issue.key)" space-before="15mm" space-before.conditionality="discard">
<fo:table-cell number-columns-spanned="19">
<fo:block font-size="140%" font-weight="bold"> $xmlutils.escape($issue.summary)</fo:block>
<fo:block font-size="90%" color="#777777">
#if($issue.dueDate && $fieldVisibilityManager.isFieldVisible('duedate', $issue)) $i18n.getText("issue.field.due"): $userDateTimeFormatter.withDefaultZone().withStyle($dateTimeStyle.DATE).format($issue.dueDate) - #end
$i18n.getText("issue.field.created"): $userDateTimeFormatter.withStyle($dateTimeStyle.COMPLETE).format($issue.created) -
$i18n.getText("issue.field.updated"): $userDateTimeFormatter.withStyle($dateTimeStyle.COMPLETE).format($issue.updated)
#if($issue.resolutionDate && $fieldVisibilityManager.isFieldVisible('resolutiondate', $issue)) - $i18n.getText(""): $userDateTimeFormatter.withStyle($dateTimeStyle.COMPLETE).format($issue.resolutionDate) #end

## standard fields

<fo:block space-before="3mm" border="thin solid #CCCCCC">
<fo:block padding="4px" start-indent="4px" end-indent="4px" background-color="#F5F5F5" font-weight="bold">
<fo:block padding="4px" start-indent="4px" end-indent="4px">
$pdfRenderer.asRendered($issue, "description", $issue.description)

## subtasks
<fo:block space-before="3mm" border="thin solid #CCCCCC">
<fo:block padding="4px" start-indent="4px" end-indent="4px" background-color="#F5F5F5" font-weight="bold">

#foreach($subtask in $issue.subTaskObjects)

<fo:block padding="14px" start-indent="14px" end-indent="14px"> -
$pdfRenderer.asRendered($subtask, "summary", $subtask.summary)


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