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From c6418e3a5cb3a65af79117162a93a66026cc8c36 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Kamil Dudka <>
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2018 14:28:00 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] doc: improve wording of the --kibibytes option description

 doc/coreutils.texi | 8 +++++---
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/coreutils.texi b/doc/coreutils.texi
index 88d6506..772aab6 100644
--- a/doc/coreutils.texi
+++ b/doc/coreutils.texi
@@ -7615,9 +7615,11 @@ Append @samp{*} for executable regular files, otherwise behave as for
 @opindex --kibibytes
 Set the default block size to its normal value of 1024 bytes,
 overriding any contrary specification in environment variables
-(@pxref{Block size}).  This option is in turn overridden by the
-@option{--block-size}, @option{-h} or @option{--human-readable}, and
-@option{--si} options.
+(@pxref{Block size}).  If @option{--block-size}, @option{-h},
+@option{--human-readable}, or @option{--si} options are used,
+they take precedence over @option{-k} or @option{--kibibytes}
+even if @option{-k} or @option{--kibibytes} is placed after
+the other options.
 The @option{-k} or @option{--kibibytes} option affects the
 per-directory block count written by the @option{-l} and similar