The git format-patch --notes option can now insert the commit notes
after the three dashes. Mention this after the regular cover letter
guidance for submitting patches.

Signed-off-by: Philip Oakley <>
 Documentation/SubmittingPatches | 3 ++-
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
index 0dbf2c9..3d8b2fe 100644
--- a/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
+++ b/Documentation/SubmittingPatches
@@ -179,7 +179,8 @@ message starts, you can put a "From: " line to name that 
 You often want to add additional explanation about the patch,
 other than the commit message itself.  Place such "cover letter"
-material between the three dash lines and the diffstat.
+material between the three dash lines and the diffstat. Git-notes
+can also be inserted using the `--notes` option.
 Do not attach the patch as a MIME attachment, compressed or not.
 Do not let your e-mail client send quoted-printable.  Do not let

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