Introduction to Asciidoctor

Asciidoctor is a fast, open source text processor and publishing toolchain for converting AsciiDoc content to HTML5, DocBook, PDF, and other formats.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS 11.3 platform.

Package Information

Asciidoctor Dependencies



User Notes:

Installation of Asciidoctor

Build the Ruby gem:

gem build asciidoctor.gemspec

The test suite needs many Ruby gems beyond the scope of BLFS.

Now, as the root user:

gem install asciidoctor-2.0.18.gem &&
install -vm644 man/asciidoctor.1 /usr/share/man/man1


Installed Programs: asciidoctor
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directories: /usr/lib/ruby/gems/3.2.0/gems/asciidoctor-2.0.18 and /usr/lib/ruby/gems/3.2.0/doc/asciidoctor-2.0.18

Short Descriptions


converts AsciiDoc source files to HTML, DocBook, and other formats