Groovy "Script Post Function" not executing

I'm attempting to run the attached js script as a post function between two workflow steps. Upon execution, the post function seemingly does not execute and the system behaves exactly as it did before I added this new post function. I'm unsure where the error log might exist for JIRA so instead I'll step you through some of my troubleshooting techniques to date:

  • Gave the post function a bogus file path. It didn't so much as error out saying no such file.
  • Ran the script on the "script fields" tab for groovy. I provided the script in the "script file path" to verify that the script was being found on the server. The script worked like a charm.
  • Ran the script on script runner but it threw an error which I've attached.

(lockedestimate.js.txt) (stacktrace.txt)

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That's not javascript (js), that's groovy, as such it needs to have the extension .groovy.

The exception shows you that the wrong interpreter is being invoked:

sun.org.mozilla.javascript.internal.EvaluatorException

If you have applied the updated workflow with the script post-function, there will be an exception in the logs.

worked like a charm. it's always the simple things that end up consuming far too much time. ;)

i am facing same prob. Script is not getting executed. And i am not sure where to put the script so that JIRA locates the path.

I think this is a different problem, please ask a new question.

Tanner,

Could you confirm that you have checked the notes from Jamie here?

Consider it confirmed. I decided it use an absolute path since $CATALINA_BASE looked not to be set. That path is D:\JIRA\work\Catalina\lockedestimate.js where D:\JIRA is the path for our JIRA install.

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