ack is a grep-like tool optimized for working with large trees of source code.
ack is not intended to be a general-purpose replacement for grep. ack is for searching source code of defined file types. For searching other files, you may want to stick with grep.
To install this module, run the following commands:
perl Makefile.PL make make test make install
You can look for information at:
ack home page
AnnoCPAN, annotated documentation
Issue list at Github (report bugs here)
The ack mailing list
Copyright 2005-2010 Andy Lester.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the Artistic License version 2.0.