I recently hit upon the Enhanced Migrations plugin by Revolution on Rails. Works great when you develop on branches. The #dump_schema_information method of ActiveRecord::ConnectionAdapters::SchemaStatements only dumps the most recently migration file. Since each migration is now a separate entry in the migrations_info table, we can’t report only the latest one.

To this end, I generated the following diff:

1 $ svn diff vendor
2 Index: vendor/plugins/enhanced_migrations/lib/enhanced_migrations.rb
3 ===============
4 - vendor/plugins/enhanced_migrations/lib/enhanced_migrations.rb (revision 7767)
5 + vendor/plugins/enhanced_migrations/lib/enhanced_migrations.rb (working copy)
6 </span><span class="er"> -58,8 +58,8 </span><span class="er">
8 ActiveRecord::ConnectionAdapters::SchemaStatements.send(:define_method, :dump_schema_information) do
9 begin
10if (current_schema = ActiveRecord::Migrator.current_version) > 0
11return "INSERT INTO #{ActiveRecord::Migrator.schema_info_table_name} VALUES (#{current_schema}, NOW"
12 + select_all("SELECT * FROM #{ActiveRecord::Migrator.schema_info_table_name} ORDER BY created_at, id").map do |migration|
13 + "INSERT INTO #{ActiveRecord::Migrator.schema_info_table_name} VALUES;\n"
14 end
15 rescue ActiveRecord::StatementInvalid
16 # No Schema Info

Hope this is useful for other people.


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