Flyway 6.2.0 Released

Flyway 6.2.0 is out! This release contains new features and improvements over Flyway 6.1.0.


The highlights of the 6.2.0 release include:

  • Add -color CLI option to allow overriding the default colorization
  • Add flyway.validateMigrationNaming option to fail validation if scripts that don’t match the naming pattern are found in one of the configured locations
  • Create all schemas specified in flyway.schemas
  • Add FLYWAY_DEFAULT_SCHEMA environment variable

We’ve also written a guide for adding support to your database.

You can find a detailed list of issues fixed in the release notes.

Validate migration naming

We’ve added the flyway.validateMigrationNaming configuration option to enforce the naming pattern for scripts in the configured locations. When set to true, validation will fail if any such scripts are found. If left as false (the default and current behavior), such scripts are ignored.

This can be useful to identify scripts with naming errors such as V1_My_description.sql (single instead of double underscore used as separator) or v1__My_description.sql (lowercase instead of uppercase “v” used as prefix).

Create all schemas

Previously, if at least one schema in flyway.schemas already existed, none would be created. Flyway will now create all non-existing schemas.

Override CLI colorization

We’ve added the -color CLI option to allow overriding the colorization strategy. Set it to never to disable it, always to enforce it and auto (the default and current behavior) to colorize when appropriate (e.g. when attached to a console).

Contribute database support to Flyway

We’ve published a guide for people who want to see their database supported by Flyway.

Download it now and enjoy!

You can download Flyway 6.2.0 now! We recommend you upgrade if you are affected by any of the issues logged in the release notes.

Flyway is brought to you with  by the Redgate team: Julia HaywardAlex Tercete, and Mikiel Agutu, with a lot of help from Axel Fontaine as well as the many contributors.

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