Why can't you persist the entire workspace root?


#1

https://circleci.com/docs/2.0/configuration-reference/#persist_to_workspace

paths … must not be the workspace root itself.

But why?

I guess I can get around this by creating a new directory to put everything in, or moving my workspace root one directory up, but these both seem like tedious steps to take for no reason. Why can’t I just specify one directory as the entire workspace?


#2