Great plugin and good documentation but I ran into a problem trying to prevent the creation of multiple linked issues when passing back through the transition that does the create post function.
You've documented a solution for doing this for sub-tasks and, from this, I eventually got a method working but I'm not sure it's the best option as it seems a little clunky. Also, I didn't want to use 'versions' as this would mess other things up so I used lables.
Could you please cast your eye over the following and advise if there is a better option?
Thanks. I think you are on the right track. For issues, you have to use a query with some way to identify duplicates. It is harder because you are querying across way more issues that may share similar attributes where as subtasks are already a more controlled subset. Labels is certainly one way especially if there is nothing else that stands out in your scenario. Using a special link type might be another idea if it doesn't mess up other things. You will need to search by link type though using a plugin as it is not a native capability yet.
I had a very similar request and I managed to work this out combining Clone Plus with ScriptRunner.
Task was to prevent issue cloning to another project when already a clone exists. This would work for issues as well as subtasks.
ScriptRunner provides the JQL function for the query in the condition.
Thought this could help people with similar problems.
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