Playing a sound at regular intervals
swpalmer at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 23:31:23 UTC 2016
FYI... This issue is not visible to me https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8090414
> On Aug 23, 2016, at 10:15 AM, David DeHaven <david.dehaven at oracle.com> wrote:
>> We're trying to play a notification sound at a regular interval (every 500ms) in a loop.
>> It should sound like "bing.bing.bing." and not like "bing......bing..bing...bing" if you know what I mean ;)
>> From the JavaDoc we were guessing that an efficient way to do this would be to set cycle count to indefinite on the audio clip / on the media player and call play() once.
>> - Cycle count doesn't work for mp3 files. No problem, just use WAV.
>> - The playback does not happen at regular intervals. -> not usable in this scenario
>> Our solution so far has been to have a scheduled executor which calls audioclip.play() every 500 ms. This creates a new thread every time (see stack trace below) and we don't like this approach.
> For the moment this is a better solution, until we can get a few internal things fixed in AudioClip.
> In the current implementation there will always be at least one new thread created.
> There are bugs filed on this already, specifically:
> And possibly related:
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