Introduction to NASM

NASM (Netwide Assembler) is an 80x86 assembler designed for portability and modularity. It includes a disassembler as well.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-8.3 platform.

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Installation of NASM

If you downloaded the optional documentation, put it into the source tree:

tar -xf ../nasm-2.13.03-xdoc.tar.xz --strip-components=1

Apply some upstream fixes, which are needed for compiling with gcc-8.1:

sed -e '/seg_init/d'                      \
    -e 's/pure_func seg_alloc/seg_alloc/' \
    -i include/nasmlib.h

Install NASM by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install

If you downloaded the optional documentation, install it with the following instructions as the root user:

install -m755 -d         /usr/share/doc/nasm-2.13.03/html  &&
cp -v doc/html/*.html    /usr/share/doc/nasm-2.13.03/html  &&
cp -v doc/*.{txt,ps,pdf} /usr/share/doc/nasm-2.13.03


Installed Programs: nasm and ndisasm
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: /usr/share/doc/nasm-2.13.03

Short Descriptions


is a portable 80x86 assembler.


is an 80x86 binary file disassembler.

Last updated on 2018-08-18 12:42:11 -0700