# vtk_exclude

## vtk_exclude_rule

``````Usage:
vtk_exclude_rule [-prefix|-regexp|-clear|-tool toolrx|-jobclass jobclassrx|-jobname jobnamerx] string

Description:
Define a rule to exclude files from the trace. This procedure is used mostly the exclude.tcl file
but it can also be used inside of capsules. The rule can be a prefix or a regular expression. If you use the -clear option,
which cancels all rules, the string argument is ignored. This procedure is normally used in the exclude.tcl file in the server
configuration directory. It can also be used in the encapsulation script of a tool.

Examples:
vtk_exclude_rule -clear "ignored_arg"
vtk_exclude_rule -prefix /var/nis
vtk_exclude_rule -regexp {.*Depend.state\$}

Returns:
Nothing``````