I’m just sending out a quick R1/Beta3 status update.
We’re spending some quality time doing a last-minute scramble to debug the WebPositive “font disappearing issue”.
So far through bisecting, we have identified:
- The regression likely occurred in haikuwebkit at some point before March 7st, 2021
- The bug is not due to a regression in Haiku itself and was reproduced in hrev54483
We were able to confirm the information above by compiling the haikuwebkit code as of c49d47d74 under hrev54483 and reproducing the missing font issue.
I’m currently evaluating a “hack fix” idea by madmax in Trac and seeing if it will resolve the issue for me locally.
IF the “hack fix” resolves the issue, I plan on making a small patch and putting it into haikuports to quickly fix the issue before R1/Beta3 while not contaminating the rapidly-moving haikuwebkit source repository with the hack.
IF the “hack fix” doesn’t resolve the issue, I think R1/Beta3 is going to release with the font rendering bug in WebPositive.
Feed back welcome, I just think we’re running out of ideas and time.