Blocking GitHub pull request when Jira ticket is not in the correct state

I have the following stages in my workflow:  In progress, in review, in master, in qa.  I want to set up a Status Check in GitHub so that I can only accept a pull request if my ticket is in the In Review stage.  Is there anyway I can accomplish this?  Maybe with triggers?


I already have Jira connected to GitHub.

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Thomas Deiler Community Champion Feb 05, 2018

Dear @Josh Quintus

one way could be to add a webhook to the transition that switches the status to review. This can be a call to a different web server, that does some 'magic'. Probably execute a shell script to call git <command>. Or something different, where Git can look for.

Another way would be to add in github a custom made status check (script), that makes a REST call to Jira, figuring out, if a specific issue is in status review.

So long


Thomas Deiler Community Champion Feb 08, 2018

Dear @Josh Quintus,

you didn't come back, yet. Have you solved your issue meanwhile?

So long


I have not solved this.  I was aware of the option to create a webhook that calls a custom web server that then in turn calls into GitHub to update the pull request, but haven't had the time to write that much custom code for this solution.  

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