JIRA Subversion Plugin - Wrong Subversion Commits in wrong JIRA issues.


We are using the JIRA Subversion Plugin ( have the following question that I hope you can answer.

When a a wrong JIRA ticket number is entered via a subversion commit, then re-entered with the correct JIRA ticket, JIRA is not picking the change. (wrong commits in the wrong issues)

I found the following but would like to know if there is an alternative solution rather than stop/starting JIRA.

Stop Jira, then you need to find the folder structure


and remove the folder atlassian-subversion-revisions or rename it to back it up Then restart Jira. The restart will recreate the atlassian-subversion-revisions folder with updated info from your subversion repository, and repopulate your Jira issues with correct info.

Many Thanks


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Basically you need a way to force reindex on the repository and it seems delete and restarting is the only way to force the the reindexing, IMHO that's not the best solution as just for one revision change you need get all repositories reindexed and as number of repositories icrease jira's startup time drastically increases, for this very reason we wrote subversion reindexer service which used to handle such anomalies.

I haven't used the latest version of the plugin but as far as I know the Subversion plugin has know provision for such changes in revision which it has already indexded.

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You could just delete and re-add the one repo from the repositories page. However yes it does not really handle this situation.... it's not really acceptable to have to reindex the whole svn repo just to handle this.

Fisheye is slightly better in this regard but it's still not automatic.

Hi all,

Is there any improvement regarding this issue?

It seems that re-indexing and manual admin process (include remove configuration files, as described in SVN-59)

is not effective as day-to-day procedure. 

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