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=head2 Automatically ignore VCS directories
+Are you tired of F<grep> finding matches in your CVS, Subversion
+or Git directories? Even if no matches are found, searching those
+directories never returns references in source code. ack automatically
+ignores files contained in the directories for these popular version
+control systems and many others. If your VCS doesn't have directories
+already built into ack, you can add them by just adding C<--ignore-dir>
+lines to your F<.ackrc> file.
=head2 Limit by language with C<--perl>, C<--html>, C<--sql> etc
=head2 Exclude languages with C<--noperl>, C<--nohtml>, C<--nosql> etc
@@ -61,6 +69,19 @@ searching your 'test' directory, use C<--ignore-dir=test/>.
=head2 Show context lines around the match with C<-A>, C<-B> and C<-C>
+=head2 List only the filename with C<-l>
+=head2 Open files that ack finds
+Need to edit every perl file that calls a particular subroutine?
+Let ack not only find the files for you (restricting the search to
+perl files with the C<--perl> flag), but load them into your editor
+by using either C<-l> or C<--files-with-matches>:
+ emacs $(ack -l --perl bad_subroutine)
=head2 F<~/.ackrc>

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