Set comment on workflow postfunction

Hi There,

I have requirement to automatically comment custom text with date & time and user who performed that workflow transition. I have searched and wrote a groovy script but it comments only the string (custom text) and does not comment the date/time and user who performed the transition. Could you help me in editing the script to required output.

Script:

import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.comments.CommentManager

import com.opensymphony.workflow.WorkflowContext

import org.apache.log4j.Category

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.CustomFieldManager

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomField

import java.sql.Timestamp

import java.text.DateFormat

String currentUser = ((WorkflowContext) transientVars.get("context")).getCaller();

def plainFormatter = DateFormat.instance

currentDate = plainFormatter.format(today)

compManager = ComponentManager.getInstance()

CommentManager commmgr = compManager.getCommentManager()

commmgr = (CommentManager) compManager.getComponentInstanceOfType(CommentManager.class)

commmgr.create(issue, currentUser, "performed review at", currentDate, true)

issue.store()

Requried output:

username performed review at current date/time

Note: By removing import java.sql.Timestamp & java.text.DateFormat and currentDate in commgr.create, I was able to get only "performed review at" commented. When I include them I do not get any texts commented.

1 answer

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All this is available in the history tab, so just seems like unnecessary duplication.

Even if you need a comment, then people can see the time and user of the comment, and you don't need to worry about user timezones.

If you really want the current date you can use:

new Date().format("dd MMM yyyy")

Try it in the script console. I don't see where you've defined "today" amongst other problems.

If you want to fix your script you probably just need:

def today = new Date()

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