Redmine Whining Plugin

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

Older releases Install instruction can be viewed at the Install wiki page.


  • Emmanuel Bretelle aka chantra <chantra_-_AT_-_debuntu_-_DOT_-_org>


For the complete changelog see the source:Changelog file in the Redmine Whining plugin directory.

Latest stable release

The currently available, latest stable release of the plugin is version Tagged v0.0.6 .


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 0.9.x and Redmine 1.X as well as with the current Redmine trunk.

I am not sure how backward compatible it is with 0.8.x serie.



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://
$ git branch 0.0.X

At the moment, only branch 0.0.X is supported. Master contain code which has not been tested yet.


  1. Download the source from Redmine Whining Repository or one of the tagged release
  2. Follow the Redmine plugin installation steps at: .Make sure the plugin is installed to vendor/plugins/redmine_whining
  3. 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 /some/location/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 source:GPL.txt and source:LICENSE.txt files for details.

  • (C)2009, Emmanuel Bretelle aka chantra

Support & Bug Reports

If you would like to report a bug or request a new feature you can open a new issue at .

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


Please see source:THANKS.txt