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1 files changed, 4 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/docs/chapters/releases.sgml b/docs/chapters/releases.sgml
index 8b97e10f..95c2335d 100644
--- a/docs/chapters/releases.sgml
+++ b/docs/chapters/releases.sgml
@@ -83,8 +83,9 @@ snapshot-number = os.popen("git-log --pretty=oneline | wc -l").readlines()[0]
<para>You can use <option>--full</option> to include the full commit
message in the changelog, note that you will lose the formatting though,
since &dch; wraps lines by itself.</para>
- <para>Additionally there are tags available to customize the commit
-message, for example the git commit message
+ <para>Additionally there are tags <option>Closes:</option> and
+<option>Thanks:</option> available to customize the commit message. Each tag
+has to start at the beginning of a single line. For example the git commit message
New upstream version
@@ -95,7 +96,7 @@ Thanks: cool upstream
* New upstream version (Closes: #1000) - thanks to cool upstream
-You can use multiple <option>Closes:</option> tags.
+You can use the <option>Closes:</option> tag multiple times.
Usually changelog entries should correspond to a single &git; commit. In this case it's
convenient to include the commit id in the changelog entry.