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bug #31314: gnash not playing sound in google dict

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Tue Oct 12 15:27:34 2010  
Category: soundSeverity: 3 - Normal
Release: masterStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Sandro Santilli <strk>
Open/Closed: Closed

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Fri Apr 15 08:20:12 2011, comment #11:

Filed bug #33086 for the GST problem with re-playing the sound

Sandro Santilli <strk>
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Fri Apr 15 08:16:28 2011, comment #10:

Filed bug #33085 for the FFMPEG problem with re-playing the sound

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Fri Apr 15 08:12:50 2011, comment #9:

6b47871 fixes the AS part of this.

I can now hear the sound with both FFMPEG and GST media handlers,
altought both of them have issues on sound restart (from second click on) and GST is unstable when tried with easysound.swf

Anyway, since the original report is "not playing sound"
I'd close this if anyone else can confirm, and file new bugs for the other issues.

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Thu Apr 14 22:23:01 2011, comment #8:

Ah, oh... onLoad needs to be called with an argument, taht's why... I'll stop makin noise now, just need some sleep

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Thu Apr 14 22:21:47 2011, comment #7:

But... I don't see any Sound.start being invoked, did you see them, bastiaan ?

Sandro Santilli <strk>
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Thu Apr 14 22:15:28 2011, comment #6:

I confirm calling onLoad gets the audio out.
I'm trying to get it to work on multiple clicks,
but might give up sooner.

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Thu Apr 14 21:24:55 2011, comment #5:

URL for quick tests:

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Thu Apr 14 21:20:28 2011, comment #4:

c492c1b adds automated test for it.
Given we do call onSoundComplete it may be easy to add onLoad too.

The added test shows that onLoad is also invoked for streaming sound: Sound.loadSOund(sound,true). Test should be extended to double check with loadSound(sound,false).

Sandro Santilli <strk>
Project MemberIn charge of this item.
Wed Mar 2 21:42:48 2011, comment #3:

The problem is that this is an 'event' sound, i.e. Sound.loadSound(sound, false) is called, and event sounds are not completely implemented. In particular, Sound.onLoad is never called, thus the AS never calls Sound.start(). When onLoad is (artificially) called, the movie works fine.

Bastiaan Jacques <bjacques>
Project Member
Mon Feb 28 04:04:21 2011, comment #2:

another thing, the file is downloaded (media files who appears in preferences)... if you try to heard this file (MP3) with VLC you can't... but if you try with VLC again, but this time you press the PLAY button, but inmediatly press the PAUSE button, you can heard the entire word.

If you are using Nautilus, you leave the mouse over the mp3 file, you can heard without problems the word...

If you play with ffplay you can heard without problems, but seems it can't detect the duration time of it:

Input #0, mp3, from '/home/maximi89/gnash/www.google.com/dictionary_static_sounds_de_0_prompt1.mp3':
Duration: 00:00:00.67, start: 0.000000, bitrate: 132 kb/s
Stream #0.0: Audio: mp3, 22050 Hz, 1 channels, s16, 128 kb/s
0.68 A-V: 0.000 s:0.0 aq= 0KB vq= 0KB sq= 0B f=0/0

and that is the half second i heard (like a TV with no channel, just static) with a normal play with VLC...

Probably it's a problem of the sound... or how Gnash download it...

there is a way to clone the website and put a correct file?

Maximiliano Castañón Araneda <maximi89>
Mon Feb 28 03:39:16 2011, comment #1:

i can confirm this... the button seems to keep when you press the button, but no sound is heard...
this happens me with master version

Maximiliano Castañón Araneda <maximi89>
Tue Oct 12 15:27:34 2010, original submission:

Thanks for the great job. It's working well on my box for most websites, but not playing the sound with this google dict swf.


Related HTML source:

<object data="/dictionary/flash/SpeakerApp16.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" id="pronunciation" width=" 16" height="16">
<param name="movie" value="/dictionary/flash/SpeakerApp16.swf">
<param name="flashvars" value="sound_name=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.gstatic.com%2Fdictionary%2Fstatic%2Fsounds%2Fde%2F0%2Fprompt.mp3">
<param name="wmode" value="transparent">
<a href="http://www.gstatic.com/dictionary/static/sounds/de/0/prompt.mp3"><img src="/dictionary/flash/SpeakerOffA16.png" alt="listen" width="16" height="16" border="0"></a>

Thank you for taking time to look at the bug report.




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