Additional flag -x is undocumented, and it does not work ?

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"man pygmentize" and "pygmentize --help" does not show -x option, but it is existing according to this page:

"Then you can load the lexer from the command line with the additional flag -x:

$ pygmentize -l -x"(

It seems that -x flag does not even work with Pygments version 2.1, because this will show only usage message:

echo Exception |pygmentize -l ./ -x

I am trying to get some color to "Exception" words, (which are located in log4j error log), so I write this lexer:

$ cat
from pygments.lexer import RegexLexer
from pygments.token import *

class ExceptionLexer(RegexLexer):
name = 'Exception'
tokens = {
'root': [
(r'Exception.*\n', Generic.Deleted),

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