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10.6: Let Time Machine backup File Vault while logged in
Authored by: humpalumpa on Feb 17, '10 05:32:08AM
Yes. Simply add the sparsebundle to the exluding list.
You have to log out of your FV-user and use another account to do so.

Open with
(Note: File is in the *global* library folder, not your own)

Add the path to the sparseimage/sparsebundle as a new item to the "ExcludeByPath" Dictionary. (Do not use the "SkipPaths" dict, this has a slightly different purpose)
Generally, the FV Image resides inside the users home folder, named by following this scheme:
or (depending on OS version and your config)
You don't have permissions to save the file back in place, so save it to your Desktop (preserving the name) first. Close the App and use Terminal to kick the file into the right place:
sudo sh -c "cat ${HOME}/Desktop/  >  \
Reboot now. Done.

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