Find empty component

Hi,

I'm trying to clean up my project and I'm looking for a way to easily find all components that is not connected to any issue. I guess I could try to delete them one-by-one and get the warnings dialog which states if a component is safe to delete (empty) or not. But that is not a very good or safe way to handle it...

Any ideas?

Thanks,

Johan

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You can use this sample JS code to delete all unused components (just replace the project key on the first line in the url):

AJS.$.getJSON( "/rest/api/2/project/SD/components", function( data) {
  AJS.$(data).each(function(i,e) {
		AJS.$.getJSON( "/rest/api/2/component/"+e.id+"/relatedIssueCounts", function(data) {
				if(data.issueCount == 0) {					
					AJS.$.ajax({
					  url: '/rest/api/2/component/'+e.id,
					  type: 'DELETE'
					});				
				}				
		});
	});
});

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The quick and cheap way I do this is to define a filter that lists all the issues in the project, then use it in a "filter statistics" gadget with component as the stat. That gets you a list of all the components that HAVE been used, which you can then compare with the full list of all components.

It's not ideal - subtracting "used" from "all", but I think it may be the quickest without code or trying stuff out. (Additional benefit is you find out if you've got low-usage components that might be better deleted or merged)

Not an ideal way but sure, I guess that works.

An one bonus point for the "find low-used" components. :)

Thanks

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