1 files changed, 8 insertions, 20 deletions
diff --git a/docs/chapters/releases.sgml b/docs/chapters/releases.sgml
index b3b46db3..c5d2579c 100644
@@ -108,9 +108,15 @@ To exclude a commit from the generated changelog use:
This is e.g. useful if you're just fixing up a previous commit and couldn't
+ammend it or for other janitorial commits that really don't need to end up in
+the changelog. For example, the following git commit message
+Set correct branchnames in debian/gbp.conf
+will not show up in the generated changelog in any way.
To only include the short description in the commit and skip the body use:
@@ -136,23 +142,5 @@ via &git-dch;'s <option>--id-length</option> option. Using
This makes it much easier to see which commit actually fixed bug #1000.
-Finally, there is the <option>Git-Dch:</option> header that can
-currently only be set to <option>Ignore</option> (or omitted). When this
-header is set to <option>Ignore</option>, the commit message is
-completely ignored and will not be included in the changelog at all.
-This is useful for janitorial commits or other commits that really don't
-need to end up in the changelog.
-For example, the following git commit message
-Set correct branchnames in debian/gbp.conf
-will not show up in the generated changelog in any way.