CircleCI Ideas

Add 'circleci step halt' documentation

I've been looking for ways to properly (cleanly) stop a job once it's started based on some conditions of the git repository. While searching for this, I came across several support questions with a similar answer: "use `circleci step halt`". Apparently this stops the job and marks it as successful.

The thing is, I can't seem to find any official documentation. Would be a great addition since it's very useful!

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    Guest commented
    29 Jan 23:12


    I've just spend 20 minutes trying to find the magic incantation necessary to do this. 

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    09 Aug 19:48

    Is this functionality something we can rely on? 

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    James Ma commented
    23 Sep 19:41

    for those who are following, I've taking the time to open a PR against the official docs to surface this command