The basic question: Is there a way to do a wildcard search of a list rather than just in a text field. We are maintaining several major releases of software at a time(when a big customer says NO to the next major release and pays for support on the current release, who are we to say). i.e. example of unreleased versions:
12.0.3, 12.0.4, 12.1.1, 12.2.0
My PV manager wants to create a wildcard of only the 12.* versions. Currently, the only way to get around this is to individually list each of the 12 versions. i.e.
AND fixVersion in ("12.0.0", "12.0.1","12.0.2")
If I try 'AND fixVersion in ("12.*")', it results in the error: The value '12.*' does not exist for the field 'fixVersion'.
This is a pretty basic search capability so I'm hoping, it's just a misunderstanding on my part.
From JIRA 4.3 onwards you can use ff:12* (for Fix For Version) and v:12* (Affects Version) in the Quick Search box (http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA043/Using+Quick+Search), but it looks like this is not impemented in JQL yet and is an open feature request (https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-24152)
Wildcard searches are available in JQL (http://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA043/Advanced+Searching#AdvancedSearching-CONTAINS), but only for free text fields.
Hope that's of some help,
Thanks for the quick reply but it misses the mark.
The Quick Search method is more of a macro that substitutes the current list of 12.* versions into the search of affectedVersion or fixVersion lists. I can't save it as a dynamic filter but rather a hardcoded list of versions at the time I involved the Quick Search.
As for CONTAINS, as you stated, it only works for text based fields.
I'll left this query open for a while, in hopes that someone can propose a workaround.
BTW, I voted for JRA-24152, thanks
• Find issues affected by versions that ther name starts with 'v1' i.e. 'v1.1.0', 'v1.2', 'v1.1.6', etc:
• Find issues fixed in versions that ther name contains 'alpha':
• Find issues affected by versions that ther name starts with 'SNAPSHOT' i.e. 'v1.1-SNAPSHOT', 'v1.5-NIGHTLY_SNAPSHOT', etc:
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