update issues returned with JQL

Hi all, 

I need to update custom field for issues, returned with jql in script post function. 

I've done the following: 

String jqlSearch = 'project = "SD" AND "Assignee" is EMPTY and IssueParameter in ("Is active")'; 

SearchService searchService = ComponentAccessor.getComponent(SearchService.class);
						def userManager = ComponentAccessor.getUserManager()						
						def user = userManager.getUserByName("admin")

IssueManager issueManager = ComponentAccessor.getIssueManager();
def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
//checkboxes customfield
def issueParameter = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("issueParameter")
List<MutableIssue> issues = null;
SearchService.ParseResult parseResult = searchService.parseQuery(user, jqlSearch);
    def searchResult = searchService.search(user, parseResult.getQuery(), PagerFilter.getUnlimitedFilter());
    issues = searchResult.issues.collect {issueManager.getIssueObject(it.id)}

This part works fine. The console returns me the list of issue id-s. 

But when I try to update them : 

issues.each() { jqlissue ->
        Issue myIssue = issueManager.getIssueObject(jqlissue.id);
        //def currentissueParameter = myIssue.getCustomFieldValue(issueParameter)
        def issueParameter_Collection = (Collection) myIssue.getCustomFieldValue(issueParameter)

It returns  2016-12-12 14:57:07,627 WARN [common.UserScriptEndpoint]: Script console script failed: java.lang.NullPointerException

Seems that this is because of getCustomFieldValue() method. 

Could you please help with this? How can I update the field? 


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OK, I've done it: 

def issueParameter = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("IssueParameter")
def issueParameter_Collection = (Collection) issue.getCustomFieldValue(tgtField)
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It's not getting useful things from the issues returned.  I'm afraid an NPE is not really going to tell us much - you need to look at which line it occurs on and why.  Have a look at the logs to see the full error

Hi Nic, 

I've found here the similar code and tried to test updating summary or description fields: 

def query = jqlQueryParser.parseQuery("project = SD AND Assignee is EMPTY and IssueParameter in (\"Is active\")")
def results = searchProvider.search(query, user, PagerFilter.getUnlimitedFilter())

results.getIssues().each {documentIssue ->
    MutableIssue issue = issueManager.getIssueObject(documentIssue.id)
    def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
    def issueParameter = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjects(issue).find {it.name == "issueParameter"}
    log.debug("Current Value: " + issue.getCustomFieldValue(issueParameter))
    issue.summary = "TEST"

It fails on log.debug("Current Value: " + issue.getCustomFieldValue(tgtField)). 


2016-12-12 16:23:03,028 DEBUG [groovy.PostFunction]: -----------------------
2016-12-12 16:23:03,028 DEBUG [groovy.PostFunction]: SD-23602
2016-12-12 16:23:03,028 ERROR [workflow.ScriptWorkflowFunction]: *************************************************************************************
2016-12-12 16:23:03,044 ERROR [workflow.ScriptWorkflowFunction]: Script function failed on issue: SD-23608, actionId: 981, file: <inline script>



    log.debug("Current Value: " + issue.summary)
    issue.summary = "TEST"

Returns no errors, but doesnt update the summary line. 

image2016-12-12 16:38:22.png

How can I get more informative log message? 

Moreover, I see that updating value (for example,  issue.setDescription("TEST") ) doesnt affect to the real issue. 

Can you please explain how it can be updated? As I understood, it is because of MutableIssue. 

Thank you

Ok, that makes sense.  The line it's failing on are probably being given an invalid object, almost certainly a null.

My guess is that this line is returning a null:

issueParameter = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjects(issue).find {it.name == "issueParameter"}

Do you really have a field called "issueParameter"?  And I'm not sure customfieldobjects even use .name as the label on the fields.

Omg, thank you for your question, cf is IssueParameter. It works! 

But I have another question: How can I save values after changing them in MutableIssue? When I do something like this : 

def issueParameter_Collection = (Collection) issue.getCustomFieldValue(tgtField)      issueParameter_Collection.removeElement(issueParameter_Collection.getAt(0));
    log.debug("New cf Value: " + issue.getCustomFieldValue(tgtField))

It returns me 

image2016-12-13 10:15:2.png

but actually issue is not updated and values are still the same. 

But if I use ChangeHolder, 

String currentFieldValue = issue.getCustomFieldValue(tgtField);
	String newFieldValue = null;
	tgtField.updateValue(null, issue, new ModifiedValue(currentFieldValue, newFieldValue), new DefaultIssueChangeHolder());

It clears me all values of checkbox cf in the issue, when I need to clear / set only one of them. 

Thank you. 


 issueManager.updateIssue(user, issue, EventDispatchOption.ISSUE_UPDATED, false)

Helped me to update the Description, but still cannot change cf value without changeholder. 

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