Rails 6.1 deprecates
rails db:structure:load and
rails db:structure:dump tasks.
Before Rails 6.1, executing
rake db:schema:dump would dump
rake db:structure:dump would dump
config.active_record.schema_format setting for which the valid values are
However, since there are specific tasks for
db:schema this value was not really being used.
Changes in Rails 6.1
In Rails 6.1 the Rails team decided to combine the two different tasks into a single task.
In Rails 6.1
rails db:structure:dump and
rails db:structure:load have been deprecated and the
following message would be shown.
1Using `bin/rails db:structure:dump` is deprecated and will be removed in Rails 6.2. Configure the format using `config.active_record.schema_format = :sql` to use `structure.sql` and run `bin/rails db:schema:dump` instead.
Now Rails will start taking into the account value set for
rails db:schema:dump and
rails db:schema:load would do the right thing based on the value set for
Check out the pull request for more details on this.