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-rw-r--r--debhelper.pod3
-rw-r--r--debian/changelog1
2 files changed, 3 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/debhelper.pod b/debhelper.pod
index 511b21f..e5794c4 100644
--- a/debhelper.pod
+++ b/debhelper.pod
@@ -185,7 +185,8 @@ Do not modify F<postinst>, F<postrm>, etc. scripts.
=item B<-X>I<item>, B<--exclude=>I<item>
Exclude an item from processing. This option may be used multiple times,
-to exclude more than one thing.
+to exclude more than one thing. The \fIitem\fR is typically part of a
+filename, and any file containing the specified text will be excluded.
=item B<-A>, B<--all>
diff --git a/debian/changelog b/debian/changelog
index 2fc9e31..3b34f9c 100644
--- a/debian/changelog
+++ b/debian/changelog
@@ -16,6 +16,7 @@ debhelper (9.20120609) UNRELEASED; urgency=low
a python2.X-minimal package may provide it while not having
distutils installed. Closes: #683557
* dh_icons: Improve documentation. Closes: #684895
+ * Improve -X documentation. Closes: #686696
-- Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 08:51:07 -0600