Update watcher field with component leads when components are edited

Currently I have a post-function on my create transition that adds watchers (specifically, Component leads) depending on what components are selected.

If an issue is edited later to add or remove components, I would like the watcher field to reflect this edit. 

I know how to do this with a JWT post-function but would prefer to keep this out of the workflow entirely. Component lead isn't technically 'issue data' so I'm not sure if I can use the automation add on to achieve this. Any ideas?

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Hi Amy,

Unfortunately we don't support this yet in Automation for JIRA. We have an issue open to track this already though: https://codebarrel.atlassian.net/browse/AUT-123

We've got quite a few higher priority items in our backlog at the moment so it will be a while before we can get to this, but we'll let you know when we get a chance to work on this.

Cheers,
  Andreas

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