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Commit ac43eb64 authored by Yorick Peterse's avatar Yorick Peterse
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Merge branch 'docs/spring-db-migration-error' into 'master'

Add docs for persistent `ActiveRecord::PendingMigrationError` with Spring

See merge request gitlab-org/gitlab-ce!17473
......@@ -53,3 +53,38 @@ bundle exec rails db RAILS_ENV=development
- `CREATE TABLE board_labels();`: Create a table called `board_labels`
- `SELECT * FROM schema_migrations WHERE version = '20170926203418';`: Check if a migration was run
- `DELETE FROM schema_migrations WHERE version = '20170926203418';`: Manually remove a migration
## FAQ
### `ActiveRecord::PendingMigrationError` with Spring
When running specs with the [Spring preloader](./rake_tasks.md#speed-up-tests-rake-tasks-and-migrations),
the test database can get into a corrupted state. Trying to run the migration or
dropping/resetting the test database has no effect.
```sh
$ bundle exec spring rspec some_spec.rb
...
Failure/Error: ActiveRecord::Migration.maintain_test_schema!
ActiveRecord::PendingMigrationError:
Migrations are pending. To resolve this issue, run:
bin/rake db:migrate RAILS_ENV=test
# ~/.rvm/gems/ruby-2.3.3/gems/activerecord-4.2.10/lib/active_record/migration.rb:392:in `check_pending!'
...
0 examples, 0 failures, 1 error occurred outside of examples
```
To resolve, you can kill the spring server and app that lives between spec runs.
```sh
$ ps aux | grep spring
eric 87304 1.3 2.9 3080836 482596 ?? Ss 10:12AM 4:08.36 spring app | gitlab | started 6 hours ago | test mode
eric 37709 0.0 0.0 2518640 7524 s006 S Wed11AM 0:00.79 spring server | gitlab | started 29 hours ago
$ kill 87304
$ kill 37709
```
......@@ -102,6 +102,12 @@ variable to `1`:
export ENABLE_SPRING=1
```
Alternatively you can use the following on each spec run,
```
bundle exec spring rspec some_spec.rb
```
## Compile Frontend Assets
You shouldn't ever need to compile frontend assets manually in development, but
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