git format-patch gained a --notes option. Tell the notes user.

Signed-off-by: Philip Oakley <>
 Documentation/git-notes.txt | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-notes.txt b/Documentation/git-notes.txt
index b95aafa..46ef046 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-notes.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-notes.txt
@@ -39,6 +39,10 @@ message stored in the commit object, the notes are indented 
like the
 message, after an unindented line saying "Notes (<refname>):" (or
 "Notes:" for `refs/notes/commits`).
+Notes can also be added to patches prepared with `git format-patch` by
+using the `--notes` option. Such notes are added as a patch commentary
+after a three dash separator line.
 To change which notes are shown by 'git log', see the
 "notes.displayRef" configuration in linkgit:git-log[1].

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