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find system files?
Authored by: pkretek on May 18, '05 02:28:16AM

Is there any hint/hack/tip on how to add system directories into spotlight? It does not index all the /private/*, /usr, /bin... files like locate / find



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YES. was: find system files?
Authored by: pkretek on May 18, '05 02:50:30AM

I should have searched before posting :p

Configure Spotlight to index excluded directories
http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=2005050222125145

sudo vi /.Spotlight-V100/_rules.plist

Replace:
<key>INCLUDE</key>
<array/>

With:
<key>INCLUDE</key>
<string>/private</string>
<string>/usr</string>

And run:
sudo mdutil -E /



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