Test the rules or only/except in a gitlab-ci yaml file

I know there is the CI linter but I was wondering if there was a tool that wouldn’t run the pipelines but would just let me test the rules logic and the environment variables. My approach now is to use an sandbox repo and just test things out in there. Anyone have any suggestions on this?

Oh looks like something potentially useful was recently released. Will check it out.

Tried out the updated linter on the CI/CD page. It’s okay. Could use a lot of work.

This doesn’t do much with the logic side of the gitlab-ci file but definitely is in the spirit of what I’m looking for: