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diff --git a/Documentation/git-rev-list.txt b/Documentation/git-rev-list.txt
index 8bf5d61..32c06a1 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-rev-list.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-rev-list.txt
@@ -32,8 +32,11 @@ I have the commit object 'bar', but not 'foo'".
The *--bisect* flag limits output to the one commit object which is
roughly halfway between the included and excluded commits. Thus,
-if 'git-rev-list --bisect foo ^bar ^baz' outputs 'midpoint', the output
-of 'git-rev-list foo ^midpoint' and 'git-rev-list midpoint ^bar ^baz'
+if 'git-rev-list --bisect foo ^bar
+^baz' outputs 'midpoint', the output
+of 'git-rev-list foo ^midpoint' and 'git-rev-list midpoint
would be of roughly the same length. Finding the change which introduces
a regression is thus reduced to a binary search: repeatedly generate and
test new 'midpoint's until the commit chain is of length one.