Give their names relative to the parent directory and list them one per line. See the default entries for more examples. Lines beginning with a ``#'' are ignored and can be included as comments. This list gets interpreted always, no matter whether you use pattern matching or not.
An example:You have set your parent directory to ``/home'', and the exclude list contains the entries:
guestThis will backup all files of the ``/home''-tree, except for the trees ``/home/guests'' and ````/home/fred/secrets''.