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Description of problem:
The symlink libbfd.so -> /usr/lib/libbfd-188.8.131.52.18.so is missing.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. gcc ... -liberty -lbfd ...
Actual Results: linkage fails
Expected Results: linkage should work
I assume is quite obvious. :-)
Workaround: create the symlink by hand.
No, that's on purpose. There is just libbfd.a.
libbfd has no stable ABI and if packages other than binutils itself
use libbfd.so, they'd prevent any binutils upgrades.