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I have two peers that I want to keep in sync with one another for software development, while ignoring certain folders. I set up my .SyncIgnore file, and it works initially, but does not apply after any files are updated. Example procedure: Remove all Synced directories on both peers. Delete .SyncArchive on both peers. Restart BT Sync on both peers for good measure.Create .SyncIgnore file at desired Sync root directory on both peers.Add folder to BT Sync on peer 1. .SyncIgnore works fine for now. I see the desired number of files.Change or add files in an ignored BT Sync folder. .SyncIgnore does not work. Files now get added to the list of synced files. I see more than the desired number of files.Add folder to BT Sync on peer 2.Peer 2 sees ignored files of peer 1.I am sad. Am I doing something wrong? Why would SyncIgnore work initially and then just stop working after initial setup? More specifics on what I am trying to do: I want to ignore all files and subfolders in a directory. Let's call the desired ignored directories "foo" and ".bar"I add the following lines to my SyncIgnore file:foo.bar I fire up BT Sync as described above and these folders are not added to BT Sync (good).After updating a file or folder in root/some/other/directories/foo/ or root/some/other/paths/.bar/ , the files are added to be synced (bad). Any ideas? Thanks in advance.