NVDA freezes on Google Chrome when image contains huge base64 data #10227
Steps to reproduce:
The issue does not occur in Firefox, but the Python Console freezes as soon as you try to access the
NVDA not frozen.
NVDA installed/portable/running from source:
Reproduced with NVDA from 2018.1 to 2019.2
Windows 10 ver. 1903 (18362.356)
Name and version of other software in use when reproducing the issue:
Google Chrome Version 77.0.3865.75 (64 bits)
Other information about your system:
Does the issue still occur after restarting your PC?
Have you tried any other versions of NVDA? If so, please report their behaviors.
2018.1 - 2019.2: KO.
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The fastest workaround I could come up with is at the beginning of
It seems to circumvent the present issue, but there could for sure be a better solution, covering more cases.
By example, the huge base64 data is still uselessly present in the Virtual Buffer data, which could be avoided by impacting the C++ part.
Anyone please have a better idea?