[Qgis-developer] Possibility of 2.18.6 release shortly?

Régis Haubourg regis.haubourg at gmail.com
Sat Apr 1 01:40:30 PDT 2017

Hum Nyall,
double checking here.. (since I have a huge work load for a training course
on monday with freshly installed 2.18.5).
Is there any chance this is an easter egg?

If so, please tell us soon


2017-04-01 4:27 GMT+02:00 Nyall Dawson <nyall.dawson at gmail.com>:

> Hi Jürgen, all
> I'm wondering if there's any chance of an immediate follow up to the
> 2.18.5 release with a quick bug fix release.
> Totally my fault, but when I backported
> https://github.com/qgis/QGIS/commit/90f381 I missed some changes which
> had occurred between master and 2.18, with the result that there's a
> huge memory leak in 2.18.5. Basically every layer rendered on canvas
> it retained for every canvas redraw. You can easily reproduce this by
> loading any map and zooming in out a few times - the memory use
> explodes and is never released.
> https://github.com/qgis/QGIS/commit/9838a8f fixes this, but the
> severity of this leak makes 2.18.5 unusable.
> Given I'm totally at fault here, I'm willing to get sponsor an
> immediate 2.18.6 release through North Road if that helps speed this
> up.
> Nyall
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