Bug 114165 - [Qt] YouTube HTML5 video player keeps loading video even if the tab is closed
Summary: [Qt] YouTube HTML5 video player keeps loading video even if the tab is closed
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 109350
Alias: None
Product: WebKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Media (show other bugs)
Version: 528+ (Nightly build)
Hardware: All Linux
: P2 Normal
Assignee: Nobody
Depends on:
Blocks: QtWebkit23
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Reported: 2013-04-08 05:30 PDT by jingdow
Modified: 2013-05-17 08:09 PDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Description jingdow 2013-04-08 05:30:49 PDT
The issue is quite simple to reproduce: open your qtwebkit browser (QupZilla, Arora, Rekonq, Konqueror, doesn't matter), load some longer video from YouTube (but previously configure YouTube for HTML5: www.youtube.com/html5) and close the tab. Watch your network activity and you will notice the video continues to load in background until it is fully loaded or until you quit your browser.

I haven't able to reproduce this with Qt5.

carewolf on IRC suspects it might have something to do with gstreamer in webkit.
Comment 1 jingdow 2013-04-09 00:03:30 PDT
Another example page where this happens is here:
Comment 2 Philippe Normand 2013-05-13 03:11:01 PDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 109350 ***
Comment 3 Allan Sandfeld Jensen 2013-05-17 08:09:44 PDT
Possible work-around: Call setHtml("") before closing the tab.