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"skip when open" exclusion doesn't seem to work with Steam

I've configured a "skip when open" exclusion rule for Steam, but it doesn't seem to be respected -- breaks still reliably pop up in the middle of playing a game.

How can I help debug this issue?

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Re: "skip when open" exclusion doesn't seem to work with Steam

I would guess that the Steam app is just a launcher for the game; the actual game is a separate process, that doesn't show up as a Mac app.

I want to extend the exclusions feature to recognize such processes, but I'm not sure the APIs available in a sandboxed app (i.e. the Mac App Store edition) support that.

If you want to help confirm this, start a game then Cmd-Tab out, and run Activity Monitor (in /Applications/Utilities) and find the game there, and show me what you see. Probably best to do that via email.