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 7.8-systemd platform.

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Installation of NASM

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

tar -xf ../nasm-2.11.08-xdoc.tar.xz --strip-components=1

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 -dm755           /usr/share/doc/nasm-2.11.08/html  &&
cp -v doc/html/*.html    /usr/share/doc/nasm-2.11.08/html  &&
cp -v doc/*.{txt,ps,pdf} /usr/share/doc/nasm-2.11.08       &&
cp -v doc/info/*         /usr/share/info                   &&
install-info /usr/share/info/ /usr/share/info/dir


Installed Programs: nasm and ndisasm
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: /usr/share/doc/nasm-2.11.08

Short Descriptions


is a portable 80x86 assembler.


is an 80x86 binary file disassembler.

Last updated on 2015-10-07 22:00:22 -0500