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[Window Management] The camera can get stuck on an infinite spinning circle when edge gesturing to and from gallery



Firefox OS
Gaia::System::Window Mgmt
4 years ago
19 days ago


(Reporter: KTucker, Unassigned)


Gonk (Firefox OS)

Firefox Tracking Flags

(b2g-v2.0 affected, b2g-v2.1 affected, b2g-v2.2 affected)


(Whiteboard: [2.1-flame-test-run-3], , URL)

The camera can get stuck on an infinite spinning circle when edge gesturing to and from the gallery app. The user will have to force close the camera app after encountering this issue. 

Prerequisite: Run the x-heavy script to ensure the device has a lot of photos and videos in the gallery app.

Repro Steps:
1) Updated Flame to Build ID: 20141015001201
2) Open the calendar app and then tap the home button.
3) Open the gallery app and then tap the home button.(Make sure all pictures and video thumbnails have completely loaded before going home otherwise the gallery app will close automatically)
4) Open the camera app.
5) Turn on the timer to 5 seconds.
6) Tap the camera shutter button to take a picture.
7) When the timer reaches about one second, edge gesture to the gallery app and start scrolling through all the pictures.
8) Edge gesture back to the camera app and observe.

The camera will be stuck on an infinite spinning circle.

The camera functions as expected without issue after edge gesturing back to the camera app.

Environmental Variables
Device: Flame 2.1(KK)(319mb)(Full Flash)
Build ID: 20141015001201
Gecko: https://hg.mozilla.org/releases/mozilla-b2g34_v2_1/rev/4853208cb48a
Gaia: 379ea4c9dd6d3f8ca2f79ce59c15f6afe6e557c3
Platform Version: 34.0
Firmware Version: V180
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Mobile; rv:34.0) Gecko/34.0 Firefox/34.0

Repro frequency: 100%
Link to failed test case: Found during exploratory testing. 
See attached: video clip, logcat
Youtube: http://youtu.be/CdBTR9aPjWk

Please note one time the camera viewfinder was completely black and even force closing the app did not resolve the issue. The end user had to restart their device to recover.
Please ignore the youtube link in comment 0 and use the one i have put in the URL section.


This issue also occurs on the Flame 2.0 and Flame 2.2.

The camera gets stuck on an infinite spinning circle after edge gesturing from the gallery app to the camera app. 

Flame 2.2 

Device: Flame 2.2 Master KK (319mb) (Full Flash)
BuildID: 20141017040208
Gaia: abef62c0623e5504a97b4fd411e879a67b285b52
Gecko: ae1dfa192faf
Gonk: 52c909e821d107d414f851e267dedcd7aae2cebf
Version: 36.0a1 (2.2 Master)
Firmware: V180
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Mobile; rv:36.0) Gecko/36.0 Firefox/36.0

Flame 2.0

Device: Flame 2.0 KK (319mb) (Full Flash)
BuildID: 20141017000203
Gaia: 9c7dec14e058efef81f2267b724dad0850fc07e4
Gecko: c17df9fe087d
Gonk: 05aa7b98d3f891b334031dc710d48d0d6b82ec1d
Version: 32.0 (2.0)
Firmware: V180
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Mobile; rv:32.0) Gecko/32.0 Firefox/32.0
QA Whiteboard: [QAnalyst-Triage?]
status-b2g-v2.0M: --- → affected
status-b2g-v2.2: --- → affected
Flags: needinfo?(jmitchell)
QA Whiteboard: [QAnalyst-Triage?] → [QAnalyst-Triage+]
status-b2g-v2.0: --- → affected
status-b2g-v2.0M: affected → ---
Flags: needinfo?(jmitchell)

Comment 2

19 days ago
Firefox OS is not being worked on
Last Resolved: 19 days ago
Resolution: --- → WONTFIX
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