I think you need:
Can someone explain to me why you would need to capture the exception file explicitly if you're also capturing
Doesn't the exception file fall under this tree?
Please note that I'm completely unfamiliar with capturing Java-related settings, but judging purely from a UEM perspective, you are completely correct. Including that particular file is not required, as its parent folder is already being captured.
(The same applies to the OP's config: one of the file inclusions in that config file is superfluous, as the whole folder is included already.)