How do you remember the last assignee of an issue for post-function?

I have issues auto-assigned based on components; however, this assignment may change during the life of the ticket. The final assignee will put the issue in a "feedback" state where the solution is checked by the reporter. I have a post-function that changes the assignee to the reporter for this state.

I have a transition out of "feedback" that rejects the solution. I want to have a post-function change the assignee back to the last developer, but I don't know how to do that. I can see how to change it back to the lead developer, but he was not the last developer. Can someone shed some light on how to remember the last developer?

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You can do what you want using Jira Misc. workflow extensions plugin.

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.innovalog.jmwe.jira-misc-workflow-extensions

Please read the section about previous status condtions and search for "restore the previous Assignee" to find the direct reference.

https://studio.plugins.atlassian.com/wiki/display/JMWE/JIRA+Misc+Workflow+Extensions+Documentation#JIRAMiscWorkflowExtensionsDocumentation-SetfieldvaluefromUserPropertyvalueFunction

Thanks - that worked.

Just store them in a custom field, as explained by Mike Sorensen here:

https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/32525217/how-can-i-automatically-assign-an-issue-to-the-previous-assignee

Unfortunately people tend to point users at expensive plugins (which they often wrote themselves) rather than vanilla workarounds on this site.

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