trouble with :also-exclude

Faré fahree at
Thu Oct 8 18:02:53 UTC 2015

On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 1:35 PM, Attila Lendvai <attila at> wrote:
>> For this to apply to your ~/common-lisp/ you'd have to list
>> ~/common-lisp/ explicitly, and then :ignore-inherited-configuration to
>> avoid the regular entry for ~/common-lisp/ and then explicitly include
>> any configuration you'd like to inherit anyway.
> ouch.
> is there any other way to tell :tree to ignore some branches?
> it would be useful both for optimization, and also for dealing with
> different versions of the same system. in my original config my
> hand-written scanner was e.g. ignoring _foo directories, so i could
> just rename dirs to use a different version.
> i'd like to use a default config with as little interference as
> possible, so i don't want to just shadow all the
> /etc/common-lisp/... configs.
Well, if you do it early during your build and/or after clearing any
asdf state, you can modify
*default-source-registry-exclusions* and add your changes there.

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