add_reference(table_name, ref_name, options = {}) public

Adds a reference. Optionally adds a type column, if :polymorphic option is provided. add_reference and add_belongs_to are acceptable.

Create a user_id column
add_reference(:products, :user)
Create a supplier_id and supplier_type columns
add_belongs_to(:products, :supplier, polymorphic: true)
Create a supplier_id, supplier_type columns and appropriate index
add_reference(:products, :supplier, polymorphic: true, index: true)
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June 7, 2016
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foreign_key option

It is also possible to specify that add_foreign_key should be added to the schema:

add_reference(:products, :supplier, foreign_key: true)