--- a/make_examples_tarball
+++ b/make_examples_tarball
@@ -7,5 +7,5 @@
 
 [ $# -eq 1 ] || usage
 
-tar --exclude='*/.svn*' --exclude='*/.pyhist' --exclude='*/compiled_krb*' \
+tar --exclude='*/.*.swp' --exclude='*/.pyhist' --exclude='*/compiled_krb*' \
     --exclude='*.py[co]' -czf "$1" examples