Parent Child relationship between issue

Dear All,

How to find Parent Child relationship between two JIRA issues in DB?

I checked issuelink table. It has source and destination column. But how to know which one is parent whether source or destination?

Issuelinktype stored inward and outward values. But where do we store whether the relationship between two issues is inward or outward?

Regards,

J Prasanna

2 answers

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It's easy.

First, write your SQL and execute. Don't worry about the source/ destination directions. Put whatever the direction you assume to be correct.

Compare the SQL result against an issue viewed in the web browser. If your SQL result is correct, then you're done. Otherwise, swap between source and destination.

You don't have to worry about inward/ outward terms.

select
  i2.pkey issue,
  i1.pkey parent
from
  jiraissue i1,
  jiraissue i2,
  issuelink l,
  issuelinktype lt
where
  i1.id = l.source and
  i2.id = l.destination and
  l.linktype = lt.id and
  lt.linkname = 'Cloners';

If you explain the usecase, it may help. In addition you directly get the issue links using th XML view of a Filter.

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