The gnome clock applet is not working, as described in
The fix described there does NOT work at least on my platform (amd64).
I think this might be because of
Works fine for me here on amd64 after rebuilding with revdep-rebuild --library...
But you can also try to manually rebuild gnome-panel for ensuring
Please provide emerge --info output, also look at your ~/.xsession-errors file since it will contain clock applets errors just after login in your desktop and getting the failure
Manually rebuilding 'gnome-panel' did the trick.
("revdep-rebuild --library libnss3.so.12" does not help though.)
I thought, I already tried that, but as
"equery belongs '/usr/lib/gnome-panel/libclock-applet.so'"
yields no result, I rebuilt 'gnome-applets' instead of 'gnome-panel'... duh.
Anyway, thank you for your help!