trouble with :also-exclude

Attila Lendvai attila at
Fri Oct 2 15:37:45 UTC 2015

i'm not sure what's the expected behavior. what i'm trying to achieve
is to exclude some dirs inside my ~/common-lisp/


$ cat ~/.config/common-lisp/source-registry.conf.d/00-excluded-systems.conf
(:also-exclude "sbcl" "disabled-systems")

$ rlwrap sbcl --no-userinit --no-sysinit
This is SBCL 1.2.4.debian, an implementation of ANSI Common Lisp.
More information about SBCL is available at <>.

SBCL is free software, provided as is, with absolutely no warranty.
It is mostly in the public domain; some portions are provided under
BSD-style licenses.  See the CREDITS and COPYING files in the
distribution for more information.
* (require :asdf)

("ASDF" "asdf" "UIOP" "uiop")
;; force asdf upgrade
* (asdf:load-system :asdf)

* (gethash "cl-postgres+local-time" asdf::*source-registry*)

* asdf::*source-registry-exclusions*

(".bzr" ".cdv" ".git" ".hg" ".pc" ".svn" "CVS" "RCS" "SCCS" "_darcs" "_sgbak"
 "autom4te.cache" "cover_db" "_build" "debian")
* asdf/upgrade:*asdf-version*



it may or may not be normal that *source-registry-exclusions* doesn't
contain "disabled-systems".

(trace asdf/source-registry::process-source-registry-directive :print

the output of the above^ trace suggests that it gets processed (and
recorded into a dynamically bound variable? which is then thrown

any hints?

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