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.

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

Thanks - that worked.

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

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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