Enable South for django apps(Converting existing apps)¶
Edit your settings.py and put south into INSTALLED_APPS (assuming you’ve installed it to the right place)
Run python manage.py syncdb to load the South table into the database. Note that syncdb looks different now - South modifies it.
Run python manage.py convert_to_south myapp - South will automatically make and pretend to apply your first migration.
Example of using South for a model¶
Change the model field. run following cmd to detect and create a new migration file such as 001
$ python manage.py schemamigration myapp --auto
run following cmd to update migration table (south_migrationhistory) in db, and update myapp model in db
$ manage.py migrate myapp