Select columns A:E and apply any Format > Autoformat styles... Killed the process after an hour.
While the use case is to select only a small number of cells and to apply the style to this selection it's not unexpected that users try it for whole columns. A warning before the execution of potentially long lasting operation could be a solution. Or to disable the function in case of selection beyond a reasonable number.
Confirmed using LO 220.127.116.11 / Windows 7.
Applying autoformat syles happens instantly in 18.104.22.168.
Correction: it depends on if the style has row-alternate shading, eg. Box List Blue (6.0) or Currency Turqoise (< 6.0).
When using the appropriate style, the bug occurs from 22.214.171.124 all the way back to 3.3.0.
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Yup. It runs through left column, right column, top, bottom, body for 1 million rows.
#9 ScTable::AutoFormatArea(short, int, short, int, ScPatternAttr const&, unsigned short) (this=0x55555665e000, nStartCol=3, nStartRow=222882, nEndCol=3, nEndRow=222882, rAttr=..., nFormatNo=5)
#10 ScTable::AutoFormat(short, int, short, int, unsigned short) (this=0x55555665e000, nStartCol=3, nStartRow=0, nEndCol=6, nEndRow=1048575, nFormatNo=5)
#11 ScDocument::AutoFormat(short, int, short, int, unsigned short, ScMarkData const&) (this=0x55555703e510, nStartCol=3, nStartRow=0, nEndCol=6, nEndRow=1048575, nFormatNo=5, rMark=...)