I'm reporting this bug because the package in summary fails to build when forcing --as-needed on through spec files (check out http://blog.flameeyes.eu/2008/11/14/problems-and-mitigation-strategies-for-as-needed for details).
Check the attached build log.
Created attachment 172519 [details]
Created attachment 215971 [details, diff]
adding epatch to ebuild
Created attachment 215975 [details, diff]
fixing as-needed issues
Created attachment 215976 [details]
Applying patch fixes as-needed problem, however, compilation of panda3d still fails.
Created attachment 215978 [details]
emerge --info to attachment 215976 [details]
Removed from portage.