I stumpled upon ack reading this blog-post http://blog.i-no.de//archives/2008/05/06/index.html .
It mainly is "a tool like grep, aimed at programmers with large trees of
heterogeneous source code".
As I could not find an ebuild in bugzilla, I created one.
Note that it depends on File::Next, which has its own bug: #220639
Created attachment 152141 [details]
This ebuild is mainly generated using g-cpan and then modified a bit.
Created attachment 152155 [details]
repoman had problems with the header ;) - fixed this
This can now be found in sunrise:
Latest version of ack: 1.84, May 25th, 2008
Please add ~amd64 keyword.
version bumped to 1.86 in sunrise
got this one. in cvs. thanks.