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Ripgrep ignore/exclude files that match a certain string

Say you want to search for a certain string, but exclude files which match another pattern.

PATTERN_TO_EXCLUDE="bad.+words"
DIR_TO_SEARCH=foo/bar
PATTERN_TO_FIND="good.+good"

rg $PATTERN_TO_FIND --stats $(rg $PATTERN_TO_EXCLUDE --files-without-match $DIR_TO_SEARCH)

A files which does contain "good regex" will be matched, unless it also contains "bad regex".

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