This is a fairly annoying, and when important files are being viewed, fairly worrisome bug. I just recently turned it in to savannah.gnu.org and found out that the patch was submitted by them a year ago and sits in their CVS folder as a full up ready to go src distribution. I hope that it gets picked up by the folks at Gentoo.org soon and added to the ebuilds. It is located at:
I have been using it with success so far and the bug has definitely been fixed in it.
Steps to Reproduce:
See the above URLs for steps if needed.
4.7.0_pre1 is in portage now.