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Improve Workflow error messages

Config does not conform to schema: {:workflows {:build_and_test {:jobs [nil {:test (not (map? nil)), :requires (not (map? a-clojure.lang.LazySeq))} {:build (not (map? nil)), :requires (not (map? a-clojure.lang.LazySeq))}]}}}

^that sucks

It's fairly annoying to have to try to parse a bunch of nested double-negatives in Clojure-serialized format when circleCI doesn't like my config.yml.

I understand that you're building a product for developers, but human-readable error messages would go a LONG way towards making my transition from 1.0 to 2.0 less taxing on my sanity.

Even assuming there are technical reasons why this can only be represented by a clojure object, simply pretty-printing it would be hugely helpful. Or provide a cli tool to validate a config.yml against your schema so that I don't have to push a build over and over again trying to get it to play nice.

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  • Mar 22 2018
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    22 Mar 15:04

    A quick update - I found your local CI validation tool. It says 'config file is valid'. Really not confidence-inspiring.