Get issues where last update was comment

Is it possible to define a JIRA query which filters all issues where the last update was a comment?

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I do not think it is possible to define such a JQL query out of the box or with script runner even.

Instead i would suggest an alternative to your need and i.e. you to update your notification scheme and include relevant users for the event Issue commented. This way you always get emails when someone comments on an issue.


Possible? yes. Efficient? no. Idea: create a CF that will hold the flag last_update_is_comment (bool). Listen for changes. last_update_is_comment = isUpdateComment(change)

Define the JQL based on the CF above.

Have fun.

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Hello Christian,

        You could get this information from the database from the following query:


    concat(po.pkey, '-', ji.issuenum) issuekey,
    ist.pname Status,
    ji.created Issue_Create,
    ja.actiontype Action_Type,
    ja.updated Action_Update,
    jiraaction ja
    LEFT JOIN jiraissue ji ON
    LEFT JOIN project po ON
    LEFT JOIN issuestatus ist ON
    issuekey ASC,
    Issue_Create ASC,
    Action_Type ASC,
    Action_Update ASC

       I hope it helps.

Yeap, I thought of that ... but he wants an JQL ...

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