Is it possible to revert issue statuses back from a schema change

I applied a schema change to multiple projects, I can get a rough idea of the number of issues impacted but would like a compact way to restore issues to their previous states. audit_item and audit_log don't seem to have the necessary information for a roleback. I am using postgres 9.3 btw.

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What do you mean by "schema change"?  

If you mean you changed schemes, then most of the time, all you do is re-apply the old one

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I was able to the projects back to the original schema and all is well there from a functionality side. However the schema that I moved the projects to had different resolution states and when I moved them back a large (>100) number of issues moved back in to the open or reopened state because there wasn't a comparable status in the schema they were migrated from.

For instance there are entries like this in audit_log:

 

11016 |                | 2015-06-29 13:51:20.985-07 | admin        | Workflow scheme removed from project   | workflows        | PROJECT           | 10301                                          | aderem                                                  |                  |                                         |           1 |                   | admin local administrator workflow scheme removed from project workflows aderem classic                                                                                                                                                                       |
 11017 |                | 2015-06-29 13:51:21.031-07 | admin        | Workflow scheme added to project       | workflows        | PROJECT           | 10301                                          | aderem                                                  |                  |                                         |           1 |                   | admin local administrator workflow scheme added to project workflows aderem copy of classic

 

And the corresponding

11098 |                | 2015-06-30 11:32:53.987-07 | admin        | Workflow scheme removed from project   | workflows        | PROJECT           | 10301                                          | aderem                                                  |                  |                                         |           1 |                   | admin local administrator workflow scheme removed from project workflows aderem classic                                                                                                                                                                       |
 11099 |                | 2015-06-30 11:32:54.011-07 | admin        | Workflow scheme added to project       | workflows        | PROJECT           | 10301                                          | aderem                                                  |                  |                                         |           1 |                   | admin local administrator workflow scheme added to project workflows aderem copy of classic

 

After I re-applied the schema on 6-30. The problem is that there issues in that project that have a jiraissue.issuestatus different than they did before application of the new schema on 6/29. I am probably tilting at window mills here but I would like to get the issues in these projects restored to their pre update states.

 

 

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I came up with the following query that seems to return about the right number of issues. I know the syntax is messy, any suggestions on cleanup?

select CONCAT (project.pkey, '-', jiraissue.issuenum) , changeitem.newstring  FROM  jiraissue JOIN changegroup ON changegroup.issueid = jiraissue.id JOIN changeitem on changegroup.id = changeitem.id JOIN project ON jiraissue.project = project.id WHERE changegroup.author = 'admin' AND date_trunc('day', changegroup.created) =  '2015-06-29 00:00:00-07'  AND lower(changeitem.newstring) LIKE '%open%' ORDER by changeitem.newstring;

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