Workflow approval and execution with attachment

Basicly i want people to be able to upload a file into a ticket. Once that is done it should get a status "pending" or whatever is handy in that case untill a admin of that project comes and says "approved" on which the workflow will execute a command line (shell) script with the contents of the attachments.

For approval i've seen https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/158793/workflow-with-approval-s and for the execution https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.pawelniewiadomski.devs.jira.automat (or bob's plugin?)

Only how to get the attachments on the commandline is something i have no clue to go about.

Any thoughts on this is appreciated.

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Ok so one plugin to rule them all :)

But that still leaves me a bit blank on how to get the attachment. How can i use a script with the attachment from the commandline. I only see http://confluence.kepler-rominfo.com/display/SIL/attachFile attach a file to a issue but not extract.

I'm on the move, I will ask one of my colleague to respond you ....

In any case, check standard variable 'attachments' http://confluence.kepler-rominfo.com/display/SIL/Variable+Resolution

The attachment should be runnable script itslef to be used with the system() routine.

The actual file is stored by default using its attachment id as name in <JIRA_HOME>/data/attachments/<project_key>/<issue_key>/<attachment_id>

You can use the sql routine to execute "select id from fileattachment where issueid = " + id

Note that if used within a post-function, the "id" variable used to generate the SQL statement is the issue id

Once you have the attachment id, you can generate the file path, copy it to a known folder, use the system() routine to make it executable (+x) and the system() routine again to execute it.

I'll give it a shot, not a 1.2.3. job but its clear from my point of view.

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