This CLI feature is compatible with EdgeDB server 3.0 and above.
Start a long-running process that watches for changes in schema files in your
dbschema directory and applies those changes to your database in
If a schema change cannot be applied, you will see an error in the
watch console. You will also receive the error when you try to run a
query with any EdgeDB client binding.
To learn about our recommended development migration workflow using
watch, read our intro to migrations.