$ ▶ ./blatt.sh /var/tmp/portage/logs/sys-apps\:sed-4.2.1-r1\:20121120-132327.log
>>> sys-apps/sed-4.2.1: ISSUES FOUND
> Hardcoded calls:
ar cru libsed.a set-mode-acl.o copy-acl.o file-has-acl.o c-ctype.o localcharset.o xalloc-die.o xstrndup.o basename.o dirname.o exitfail.o quote.o quotearg.o regex.o stripslash.o tempname.o xmalloc.o
This issue doesn't happen anymore with sed-4.2.2. It seems to be fixed upstream. I guess we can close this bug.
Closing due to upstream fix. Thank you for your report all the same, and sorry that it did not get actioned more meaningfully downstream.