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Redmine Whining

This plugin provides email alerts when an issue had not been updated since X days.


  • Emmanuel Bretelle aka chantra <chantra_-AT-debuntu-DOT-_org>


For the complete changelog see the CHANGELOG file in the Redmine Whining plugin directory.

Latest stable release

The currently available, latest stable release of the plugin is version 0.0.4.


This rake job can be used to make sure that a ticket does not get forgotten about by emailing the owner of a ticket

when tickets are active and have not been updated since a certain amount of days.


This plugin is compatible with Redmine 0.8.x as well as with the current Redmine trunk.


URL of the GitHub repository:

The source of this plugin can be “cloned” from the GitHub-repo using:

$ cd {RAILS_ROOT}/vendor/plugins && git clone git://



Create a cron job with a line similar to this:

0 7 * * 1,2,3,4,5 www-data cd /path/to/redmine && /usr/bin/rake redmine:send_whining days=7 RAILS_ENV="production"


  • Backup the currently deployed Whining plugin (cp -r /vendor/plugins/redmine_whining /path/to/some/folders/redmine_whining-backup)

  • Update the plugin using git pull


  • Remove the directory “redmine_whining” from the plugin-directory “../vendor/plugins”

  • Remove the cronjob entry


This plugin is open-source and licensed under the “GNU General Public License v2” (GPL, See the included GPL.txt and LICENSE.txt files for details.

  • (C)2009, Emmanuel Bretelle aka chantra


If you would like to report a bug or request a new feature you can:

You can also post your feedback about the plugin in the dedicated plugin-section of the Redmine forums (

As an alternative you can also join the #redmine channel on the “freenode IRC network” ( to see if there is anyone who can provide some support.


Please see THANKS.txt

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