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Does Spotlight keeps the privacy excluded folders in some special configuration file ?

Those folder are configured under system preferences -> spotlight -> privacy

I believe it should be somewhere under /Library/Preferences/ .. This data is persistent so it must be kept in file, but which one, perhaps it's not purely textual file (xml plist format) but binary one ?

EDIT: I've found out that the file which keeps the file reside in /.Spotlight-V100/VolumeConfiguration.plist in the Exclusions array :

    <key>Exclusions</key>
    <array>
    ...
    ..
    .
    </array>

However, if I add new exclusion to the list, it doesn't appear on the UI.

thanks

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