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10.4: Configure Spotlight to index excluded directories
Authored by: blgrace on Jun 13, '05 11:06:24PM

I used pico too and it doesn't work - unless you remove the extra <array/> after the </array> - - if that makes sense.
If you don't - the _rules.plist just gets over-written back to default.
The following worked for me:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN" "http://www.apple.com/DTDs/Propert$
<plist version="1.0">
<dict>
<key>EXCLUDE</key>
<array/>
<key>INCLUDE</key>
<array>
<string>/usr</string>
<string>/System</string>
<string>/Library</string>
<string>/private</string>
<string>/var</string>
</array>
<key>NOTE</key>
<string>Specify paths to include or exclude, preceeding rules which target user-homes wi$
</dict>
</plist>



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