[Bug 256045] www/firefox: Selecting audio capture device doesn't do anything

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Date: Fri, 21 May 2021 00:18:18 UTC

            Bug ID: 256045
           Summary: www/firefox: Selecting audio capture device doesn't do
           Product: Ports & Packages
           Version: Latest
          Hardware: Any
                OS: Any
            Status: New
          Severity: Affects Only Me
          Priority: ---
         Component: Individual Port(s)
          Assignee: gecko@FreeBSD.org
          Reporter: dmk@ncf.ca
          Assignee: gecko@FreeBSD.org
             Flags: maintainer-feedback?(gecko@FreeBSD.org)

I've tried this using both the OSS and pulseaudio backends.

When I use a site such as Discord, Firefox will show a list of /dev/dsp*
devices to choose the input from. However, selecting a non-default device
doesn't actually change anything.

I have a mic that maps to /dev/dsp2 (the default), and a webcam that maps to
/dev/dsp6. When I switch from 2 to 6, the browser still takes input from 2. 

If, in pulseaudio, I set the default to dsp6, changing the input from 6 to 2 in
the browser does nothing. All input still comes from dsp6.

It used to work. I had to go into the settings and change the input device
every time, as I prefer the webcam mic. Not sure when it changed, sorry.

Running FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE on amd64.

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