How to know whether an issue is related to an Epic FROM JIRA (JQL)?


For example, I created and Epic issue (SSP-30) with the "XXX" label and related some other issues.

Geeting all the issues related to that Epic is easy if you know the Epic label:

1. "Epic Label" in ("XXX") -> returns SSP-30 (only the Epic not its related issues).

2. "Epic Link" = SSP-30 -> returns the related issues by the "XXX" label.

But... and the REVERSE WAY?

If I got an issue SSP-58 how can I inquire whether it contains the Epic Label "XXX" so it is releted to the SSP-30 Epic issue? From the Epic Panel is trivial, I know. But from JIRA?

Many thanks,


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Unfortunately there's no way to do this at present, we'd like to add this in the future.


Humm... and any alternative by using the Greenhoper REST API?

AFAIK, only a custom script, or commercial plugin like jql-tricks provides that level of query power. More info: (scroll down to the "linkedAllIssues()" ... something like that may assist out-of-the-box). I had a requirement for something they didn't support and I emailed them, and was stunned to find they just had updated the package and made it available within days :)

Disclosure: I'm just a regular Jira Joe - no association to Atlassian or j-tricks etc.

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