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Status: Untriaged
Owner: ----
EstimatedDays: ----
NextAction: ----
OS: Android
Pri: 2
Type: Bug

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Linear-gradient background not displayed, SVG circles distorted

Reported by, Nov 9 2016 Back to list

Issue description

Example URL:

Steps to reproduce the problem:
1. Navigate with Chrome for Android 54.0.2840.85 to

What is the expected behavior?
You should see a linear-gradient background with blue/purple colors. The SVG circles should be rendered as such.

What went wrong?
Instead, you see a white background. The circles are distorted.

Attached are screenshots of the views in Chrome and Firefox.

Does it occur on multiple sites: Yes

Is it a problem with a plugin? No 

Did this work before? Yes The rendering of the SVG circles still worked a few weeks ago (exact version unknown). Not sure about the linear-gradient though.

Does this work in other browsers? Yes

Chrome version: 54.0.2840.85  Channel: stable
OS Version: 6.0.1
Flash Version: 

Using a Samsung Galaxy S7 with latest Android 6.0.1.
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Components: -Blink Blink>SVG
Labels: Needs-Bisect
NextAction: 2016-11-23
Status: Untriaged
Also fails on a Nexus 5x 55.0.2883.36. Does not fail on desktop linux or in device emulation.

Bisect requested.
Still waiting on a bisect.
Components: Internals>Skia
NextAction: 2016-12-12
Any insight from the Skia team as to why this might be happening?

Comment 5 by, Nov 28 2016

We have been making some changes in the gradient code, let's start with Florin
No idea what might be causing these artifacts.

I can repro as far back as 345568 (M47 days), and other/older binaries are no longer supported on new Android devices.

So not a (recent) regression AFAICT.
Components: -Blink>SVG
Labels: -Needs-Bisect
NextAction: ----
Owner: ----
Assigning to Skia, as the problem almost certainly is there.

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