Cannot set issue resolution


I use JIRA 5.1.6 and need to modify resolution for some issues by using groovy script. My code looks like

issueId = "ABC-123"
Issue issue = issueManager.getIssueObject(issueId)
newIssueResolution = issueSubTask.getResolutionObject()

boolean wasIndexing = ImportUtils.isIndexIssues()

// be sure indexing is on




System.out.println(issue.getKey() + " HAS NEW " + issue.getResolutionObject().getName() + "  resolution")

and in the JIRA logs i can see that println returns correct NEW resolution, but in JIRA issue still has OLD resolution.

Could you please advise what is wrong here?

Thank you.

Cheers, Georgiy

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You have to call after updating the issue, before reindexing. BTW the issue class should be MutableIssue if you want to modify the issue.


is what I've been missing :)

Thank you very much!

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