Renaming groovy script pathnames in workflows

Hi all,

We use Script Runner for running a few groovy scripts in workflow post-functions.

I recently edited my workflows to switch from the absolute pathnames to groovy scripts we used to use, to relative ones. I now take advantage of the -Dplugin.script.roots directive.

While exporting my workflow in XML for a quick check up, I noticed two XML tags :

  • <arg name="FIELD_SCRIPT_FILE">getGroups.groovy</arg>
  • <arg name="scriptFileName">/absolute/path/to/getGroups.groovy</arg>

My worries are that the /absolute/path/to/ does not exist any more.  But I cannot edit it to reflect the content of FIELD_SCRIPT_FILE through the JIRA workflow editing interface.

My questions are: why is there two tags for (seemingly) the same thing? Why can't I edit scriptFileName? Is it safe to leave it alone? Or should I remove it through XML edit?

We use JIRA v6.3 and Script Runner v3.0.16.


Thanks for your answers!

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IIRC scriptFileName is redundant and not used anymore. If you can see "getGroups.groovy" in the UI, without the absolute path, there's no need to worry about it. 

If you want to remove it through xml edit you can, but it's harmless to leave it. If you change the path in the UI you should see the first attribute will change in the xml, the second won't. 

Thanks for your quick reply, Jamie!

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