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diff --git a/pack-objects.c b/pack-objects.c
index d1e62dc..36f515b 100644
--- a/pack-objects.c
+++ b/pack-objects.c
@@ -97,9 +97,9 @@ static unsigned long write_object(struct sha1file *f, struct object_entry *entry
die("object %s size inconsistency (%lu vs %lu)", sha1_to_hex(entry->sha1), size, entry->size);
/*
- * The object header is a byte of 'type' followed by four bytes of
- * length, except for deltas that has the 20 bytes of delta sha
- * instead.
+ * The object header is a byte of 'type' followed by zero or
+ * more bytes of length. For deltas, the 20 bytes of delta sha1
+ * follows that.
*/
obj_type = entry->type;
if (entry->delta) {