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To run all the migrations and upgrade the database use:
./minion --task=migrations:run --upbin/phinx migrate -c application/phinx.php

This command will run all the migrations in the group folders within /application/migrations/*. The command will also create the migrations table in your database (if it doesn't exist) to keep track of the version of your database.

To run migrations only on a particular group – for example to run migrations on version 3.0 alone run:
./minion --task=migrations:run --up --group=3-0

You can also dry-run the migration by using:
./minion --task=migrations:run --up --dry-run
The SQL that the migration runs is output to the console

To migrate only to a specific timestamp use:
./minion --task=migrations:run --up --to=[timestamp]

Available migration options:

  • --down
  • --up
  • --to=(timestamp|+up_migrations|down_migrations)
  • --group=group
  • --groups=group[,group2[,group3...]]
  • --dry-run
  • --quiet