Bug 84364 - EDITING: Memory leak when select number of columns
Summary: EDITING: Memory leak when select number of columns
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Calc (show other bugs)
(earliest affected) release
Hardware: Other Linux (All)
: medium normal
Assignee: Not Assigned
Whiteboard: BSA
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-09-26 09:18 UTC by AHX2323
Modified: 2015-05-06 14:23 UTC (History)
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Description AHX2323 2014-09-26 09:18:22 UTC
Problem description: 

Steps to reproduce:
3. run "htop" ("apt-get install htop")
   and see memory usage;
1. open *.xsl or *.ods document;
2. select three or more columns;
   select entire columns (not some cells).

Current behavior:
1. memory (RAM) usage increase
   from current value to 100%;
2. swap usage increase from 0% to 100%;
3. libreoffice will crash and
   allocated memory will return to system.

Expected behavior:
just select number of columns;
do not calculate sum, average, count of cells, etc.

Operating System: Linux (Other)
Version: release
Comment 1 Julien Nabet 2014-09-26 17:18:12 UTC
On pc Debian x86-64 with LO Debian package, I don't reproduce this on a brand new (and empty I must recognize) file.

4.2.X is soon EOL (see https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/ReleasePlan#4.2_release)

Could you attach some example files? (have in mind that any attachment is automatically made public so remove private/confidential part).

You should give a try to last stable release 4.3.2 or if you're chasing memory leaks master sources (future 4.4) daily build (see  http://dev-builds.libreoffice.org/daily/master/)
Indeed, you must know that a lot of leaks are fixed version after version (you can take a look to git source repository, http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/log/?qt=grep&q=leak).
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