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@@ -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>