Re: nasm-2.16.01,1 build (nearly) locks up machine

From: Yasuhiro Kimura <>
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2022 14:41:30 UTC
From: Stefan Ehmann <>
Subject: nasm-2.16.01,1 build (nearly) locks up machine
Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2022 15:31:00 +0100

> devel/nasm nearly killed my machine today:
> It starts thousands of gmake processes (probably until the machine locks up).
> I also see lots of log entries in the build log (probably ~1 per gmake
> invocation):
> : > asm/warnings.time
> gmake asm/warnings.c.time include/warnings.h.time doc/warnings.src.time
> gmake[13499]: Entering directory '/wrkdirs/usr/ports/devel/nasm/work/
> nasm-2.16.01'
> Seems some kind of make loop. Is this a general problem or is there something
> wrong with my setup? I'm building in poudriere on 13.1/amd64.

Do you build nasm 2.16.01 with poudriere and you tmpfs for working
directory (that is, you specify either 'USE_TMPFS=wrkdir' or
'USE_TMPFS=yes' in poudriere.conf)?

If so, you can work it around by disabling use of tmpfs by adding
'USE_TMPFS=no' in poudriere.conf.


Yasuhiro Kimura