github asciidoctor/asciidoctor v1.5.7.1

This release was made possible by support from our Change Maker sponsor, Okta.


A patch release to fix a regression in list parsing and makes accommodations for Linux packaging.


Asciidoctor is also packaged for Fedora, Debian, Ubuntu, Alpine Linux, OpenSUSE, and Homebrew. Please use the system's package manager to install the package named asciidoctor.

Release meta

Released on: 2018-05-10
Released by: @mojavelinux
Release beer: Boulevard Grand Cru

Logs: resolved issues | full diff


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Thanks to the following people who contributed ideas, code, or documentation to this release: @aerostitch



  • fix regression where block attributes where being inherited by sibling blocks in a complex list item (#2771)
  • don't apply lead styling to first paragraph in nested document (AsciiDoc table cell) if role is present (#2624)

Build / Infrastructure

  • drop obsolete logic in rake build (@aerostitch)
  • allow lib dir to be overridden for tests using an environment variable (PR #2758) (@aerostitch)
  • load asciidoctor/version from LOAD_PATH in gemspec if not found locally (PR #2760) (@aerostitch)
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