ruby-rdiscount - Discount Markdown Processor for Ruby

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name ruby-rdiscount
Package version 2.1.8
Package release 1build3
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 114 B
Download size 41.12 KB
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Discount is an implementation of John Gruber's Markdown markup language in C.
It implements all of the language described in the markdown syntax document
and passes the Markdown 1.0 test suite.
RDiscount is a Ruby extension library for Discount. It can be used as a
stand-alone program or within another Ruby program.


Package Version Architecture Repository
ruby-rdiscount_2.1.8-1build3_amd64.deb 2.1.8 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
ruby-rdiscount - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7
libruby2.3 >= 2.3.0~preview2
ruby >= 1:2.3~0


Type URL
Binary Package ruby-rdiscount_2.1.8-1build3_i386.deb
Source Package ruby-rdiscount

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install ruby-rdiscount deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install ruby-rdiscount




2016-03-13 - Matthias Klose <>
ruby-rdiscount (2.1.8-1build3) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild for ruby2.3-only support.
2016-03-13 - Matthias Klose <>
ruby-rdiscount (2.1.8-1build2) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to add ruby2.3 support.
2016-01-21 - Matthias Klose <>
ruby-rdiscount (2.1.8-1build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to drop ruby2.1 support.
2015-08-19 - Sebastien Badia <>
ruby-rdiscount (2.1.8-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Bumped up compat version to 9.
* Upload to unstable.
* Multi-arch used by default now (Closes: #723535)
2015-04-19 - Sebastien Badia <>
ruby-rdiscount (2.1.8-1~exp1) experimental; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* New upstream release (2.1.8).
* Target experimental and build with ruby 2.2.
* Add ruby-test-unit to Build-Depends for ruby2.2.
* Update Vcs-Browser to cgit URL and HTTPS.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6 (no further changes).
2014-07-08 - Alessandro Ghedini <>
ruby-rdiscount ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* Actually use system libmarkdown
2014-04-14 - Alessandro Ghedini <>
ruby-rdiscount ( unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload
* New upstream release
2014-04-12 - Alessandro Ghedini <>
ruby-rdiscount (2.1.7-1.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release (Closes: #728744)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes needed)
* Update upstream license
* Use system libmarkdown (Closes: #649489)
2012-06-30 - C├ędric Boutillier <>
ruby-rdiscount (1.6.8-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Team upload.
* Bump build dependency on gem2deb to >= 0.3.0~.
* Bump Standard-Version: to 3.9.3 (no changes needed)
* Update debian/copyright to DEP-5 copyright-format/1.0
2011-11-09 - Martin Ueding <>
ruby-rdiscount (1.6.8-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Do not install markdown.7 (Closes: #646932)

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