Documentation/git-fast-import.txt |    8 +++++++-
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt 
index 2620d28..9291ea0 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-fast-import.txt
@@ -39,6 +39,10 @@ OPTIONS
        See ``Date Formats'' below for details about which formats
        are supported, and their syntax.
+-- done::
+       Terminate with error if there is no 'done' command at the 
+       end of the stream.
        Force updating modified existing branches, even if doing
        so would cause commits to be lost (as the new commit does
@@ -1047,7 +1051,9 @@ done::
        Error out if the stream ends without a 'done' command.
        Without this feature, errors causing the frontend to end
        abruptly at a convenient point in the stream can go
-       undetected.
+       undetected.  This may occur, for example, if an import
+       front end dies in mid-operation without emitting SIGTERM
+       or SIGKILL at its subordinate git fast-import instance.

                <a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/";>Eric S. Raymond</a>
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