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diff --git a/binutils/doc/binutils.texi b/binutils/doc/binutils.texi
index bb37cb09884..059d61c6200 100644
--- a/binutils/doc/binutils.texi
+++ b/binutils/doc/binutils.texi
@@ -1622,9 +1622,9 @@ contents--just remove the section instead. Not all flags are
meaningful for all object file formats.
@item --set-section-alignment @var{sectionpattern}=@var{align}
-Set the alignment for any sections matching @var{sectionpattern}. @var{align}
-specifies the alignment as the exponent for the power of two, i.e. the
-alignment in bytes will be 2^@var{align}.
+Set the alignment for any sections matching @var{sectionpattern}.
+@var{align} specifies the alignment in bytes and must be a power of
+two, i.e. 1, 2, 4, 8@dots{}.
@item --add-section @var{sectionname}=@var{filename}
Add a new section named @var{sectionname} while copying the file. The