How to add custom imports to 'Create sub-task'?

Hi,

I'm using the 'Create sub-task' option in this exceptional tool, but I have a problem referring to my constants 'CustomFields' class.

When this code is triggered:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.CustomFieldManager
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomField
import org.apache.log4j.*
import groovy.util.logging.*
import static com.ubs.sr.constants.CustomFields.*

def Logger log = Logger.getInstance(getClass())
log.level = Level.debug
log.info "Workflow - In Progress - Create QA sub-task"
CustomFieldManager customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
CustomField cfQaRequiredYN = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObject(CFQAREQUIREDYN)
log.info "QA Required = ${issue.getCustomFieldValue(cfQaRequiredYN)}"
issue.issueTypeObject.name == 'Story' && ((issue.getCustomFieldValue(cfQaRequiredYN).toString() ?: "").equals("Yes"))

it logs these two errors in the log file:

cript4.groovy: 6: unable to resolve class com.ubs.sr.constants.CustomFields
 @ line 6, column 1.
   import static com.ubs.sr.constants.CustomFields.*
   ^
Script4.groovy: 6: unable to resolve class com.ubs.sr.constants.CustomFields
 @ line 6, column 1.
   import static com.ubs.sr.constants.CustomFields.*
   ^
2 errors

The answer to my earlier 'ScriptRunner Primer' question works perfectly for scripts, but the Create Sub-task 'script-lit' won't work with this.

Being able to refer to the custom fields by constants makes the deployment to another instance easier as its only a single place to update. Is this possible with the 'Create sub-task' function?

Kind regards,

Richard 

2 answers

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Answering my own last question: - adding '(CreateSubTask.Field_SubTask_Action) : 1' does the trick am

createSubTask.doScript([
issue : issue,
(CreateSubTask.FIELD_TARGET_ISSUE_TYPE) : constantsManager.getSubTaskIssueTypeObjects().find { it.name == ITYPE_QASUBTASK }.id.toString(),
(CreateSubTask.FIELD_SUBTASK_SUMMARY) : "New QA Sub-task - please update",
(CreateSubTask.FIELD_SUBTASK_ACTION) : 1 // Step ID for Open
])
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Unfortunately that doesn't work - this is https://jamieechlin.atlassian.net/browse/GRV-443. The reasons why are a bit dull, but when you point to a file it's executed by a GroovyScriptEngine, when it's an inline script it's the groovy javax.script.ScriptEngine, and the two have different capabilities. This is something I need to get to.

You can work around it by using a custom script post-function, and just calling the CreateSubTask built-in script, like this. It's not totally satisfactory but it works, and it's better than duplicating your constants around.

package ...

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.onresolve.scriptrunner.canned.jira.workflow.postfunctions.CreateSubTask
import com.ubs.Constants

// all your condition code here...
def conditionPasses = true

def constantsManager = ComponentAccessor.getConstantsManager()
if (conditionPasses) {
    def createSubTask = new CreateSubTask()
    createSubTask.doScript([
        issue                                  : issue,
        (CreateSubTask.FIELD_TARGET_ISSUE_TYPE): constantsManager.getSubTaskIssueTypeObjects().find {
            it.name == "Sub-task"
        }.id.toString(),
        (CreateSubTask.FIELD_SUBTASK_SUMMARY)  : "some summary",
    ])
}

Hi Jamie Many thanks for the prompt reply. I'll implement that solution and keep the information for future reference. Cheers Richard

Thanks - I was able to implement this today. But I now have a related question - which parameters do I set ask it to reopen any existing matching sub-tasks rather than create new ones?

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