Run builds with local config file

Have you ever wanted to try out new changes to your CI configuration without the tedium of pushing new commits and polluting your git history? Here’s a simple technique you can use with CircleCI to quickly try out new iterations of your configuration file. Kicking off builds from your command line using a temporary config file that you can quickly update, test, and iterate. This will keep your git history cleaner, and help you test your CircleCI config faster.

Note: Currently this does not work for configs with workflows

For code samples and discussions visit https://discuss.circleci.com/t/run-builds-on-circleci-using-a-local-config-file/17355

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