Have i misused the PlaysQL in confluence to retrieve JIRA issue' description?

I hope to get the description of jira issues in confluence via the plugin of playsql as below,

but i cannot get the descrption filed in jiraissues table, the results is just "?", no others.

Have i made some mistake??

thanks in advance.

SELECT SUMMARY,aaa FROM(select SUMMARY,environment aaa FROM jiraissue where environment is not null LIMIT 160) a





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Hi Linqiang,

You were right, I've reproduced your environment with JIRA and found that Play SQL should display this data. I've submitted a fix which is available in Play SQL version 1.3.3.

Can you please try this version and tell me whether it fixes your problem?

Thank you very much for raising this issue!


great, it works. small problem: it seems '\n' and '\r' were not deal properly, that's all the text were wrapped.


Hi Linqiang, It could happen that either the charset of the database is different or the type of the field is unknown to PlaySQL. What database do you use and what is the type of the field in that table?

i used the mysql as jira database, and the description filed's datatype is longtext.

the collation of description filed is utf8_general_ci, thanks

Hi Linqiang,

Before answering your question, I would like to underline that I've built Play SQL for PostgreSQL and Hsql, as I've written on the plugin page. I don't have MySQL readily available and I don't have JIRA either, therefore I will need one week to reproduce and tell you whether Play SQL can manage this datatype or not.

Thank you very much for raising the problem, I invoke your patience until next week.


ok, thanks for your efforts.

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