How can I prevent Subtasks from being cloned (Scriptrunner)

I have a workflow with lots of transitions where subtaks are getting created. somwhere in the process, i use clone and link issue from scriptrunner plugin. this works well, but from now on all new subtasks in the main workflow are appearing as well in cloned issue.

Is it possible to have only the referral parent - child without subtasks?

I need to prevent this since the main workflow can also get looped some several times and each new subtask will enlarge the linked subtasks list in clone.

kind of:

how-can-i-prevent-labels-from-being-copied

thanks for your help.

before (on create)

before.jpg

after next main WF step:

 

after.jpg

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Hi Alex,

If you add checkLink = {link -> false} in the Additional issue actions field of the Clone an issue and links post-function, other links from the parent issue won't be copied in the cloned issue.

You can see more information here: https://jamieechlin.atlassian.net/wiki/display/GRV/Built-In+Scripts#Built-InScripts-Controlofcloninglinks

Hi Alejo, thank you for your imput, but unfortunately this doesn't work at all. the initial cloned issue gets created as well as all subtasks get linked.. I also tried the other statement checkLink = {link -> link.issueLinkType.name != "Cloners"} which doesn'tz affect any bahavior also.

ok, now i got it. this statement has to go in all other transitions where the subtasks are created. thanks!

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