Script for invoking a specific transition of an issue from the post function of the issue which is linked to it.

HI,

I am searching for the scripts or the methods by which i can invoke a specific transition of an issue from the Post function of the linked issue, Let's say, From issue A-231 if i am doing "Resolve issue" then the Transition of Issue B-23 (i.e. "Submit for Approval") should execute automatically. Can that happen. I am not that into coding, please try to give as much detail as you can.

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Henning Tietgens Community Champion Apr 21, 2013

You can get the links to the issue with a script like this.

IssueLinkManager issueLinkManager = ComponentAccessor.issueLinkManager
def linksOut = issueLinkManager.getOutwardLinks(issue.id)
def linksIn = issueLinkManager.getInwardLinks(issue.id)

Now you must identify the correct link (by linktype and direction?), e.g. like this.

foundLinks = linksIn.findAll{it.getIssueLinkType().getName() == 'Blocker'}

and than transition the corresponding issue(s) through the IssueService (see "Transitioning an existing Issue" on https://developer.atlassian.com/display/JIRADEV/Performing+Issue+Operations).

foundLinks.each{ link ->
    def issue = link.getSourceObject()
    // ... issueService transition ...
}

Be aware of using the corresponding method to get the linked issue. getSourceObject() for inward links and getDestinationObject() for outward links.

Henning

Besten dank Herr Henning, The code is working.

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> I am not that into coding

For your requirements you will need to get into coding... there isn't off the shelf solutions for such specific requirements.

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I agreed Sir, I will surely count your point.

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