Not able to extend from MultiSelectCFType;


I am writing a plugin which creates a customfield type that will extend MultiSelectCFType.

However I get a compilation error for (IDE says cant be resolved):

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields.impl.MultiSelectCFType;

Strangley enough I am able to use this:

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields.impl.GenericTextCFType;

According to Atlassians API reference the MultiSelectCFType should also be in the same package as GenericTextCFType.

So What could be causing this error?

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This class is in jira-core, so add dependency on jira-core:


Hi @Boris.

Thanks for your answer. It resolves the error.

Just a quick question:

The pom.xml file autgenerated by Atlassians SDK mentions:

<!-- Add dependency on jira-core if you want access to JIRA implementation classes as well as the sanctioned API. This is not normally recommended, ......-->

Im curious as to why com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields.impl.MultiSelectCFType

would not be in the "sanctioned API"?

For the time being I've added the jira-core and regenerating the eclipse project,

Would the size of my plugin also increase after adding the jira-core dependency?

Don't worry about this comment, just have in mind that classes in the jira-core are nt guaranteed to be compatible between jira versions.

The size will not increase as this is provided dependency.

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