Can I use dependencies on Jira?


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JIRA will not enforce dependencies, but you can link records together with a type of "Depends on".


Also, you could create sub-tasks in a particular order, but again, JIRA will not enforce this, and if the person assigned to the sub-task doesn't look at the parent story or defect, they will not know the order.

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You'll need to explain what you mean by "dependencies"  (But the initial instinctive answer is "use issue links to record and show dependencies")

Hi Nic, I have similar use case. My dependencies can be at any of this level (of the same type): Epic <-->Epic, Story <-->Story, Task <--->Task. Starting with Epic, I can't seem to find a way to describe this relationship: Epic2 depends on Epic1. Thoughts? Thanks

Cool, thanks guys that has helped me out.

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