Bug #595

Closing a tab does not clear the audio buffer

Added by Soren Stoutner about 1 year ago. Updated 9 months ago.

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This can sometimes be demonstrated by closing a tab playing a YouTube video.



Updated by Soren Stoutner about 1 year ago

  • Tracker changed from Feature to Bug

Updated by Soren Stoutner 12 months ago

  • Priority changed from 3.x to Next Release

Updated by Soren Stoutner 11 months ago

This will time out after a while, so you can't listen to music forever this way. In my testing, I have not seen this play for longer than 5 minutes.


Updated by Soren Stoutner 10 months ago

In my testing in the past, this has been because the audio is buffered by an OS component. Even when the WebView was destroyed, that buffered data was retained, and would play out. However, none of my testing on my current devices now behave that way, which makes me think it was fixed by an update to WebView.

Just to be sure, I am going to manually pause the WebView and the JavaScript timers before deleting a tab.


Updated by Soren Stoutner 9 months ago

After fixing this bug, I experienced similar behavior once, which is described at If anyone can reliably reproduce this, it would be very helpful in figuring out what is going on.

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