[Qgis-developer] Possibility of 2.18.6 release shortly?

Idan Miara idan at miara.com
Sun Apr 2 04:01:44 PDT 2017


Hi,

Was this bug fixed on 2.18.5-2 ? Would it be present on 2.14.13-2 as well?
If this is a major bug maybe 2.18.4 should be the default on the download
page till it fixed ?

On 1 April 2017 at 05:27, Nyall Dawson <nyall.dawson at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi J├╝rgen, 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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