[Python-modules-team] Bug#881581: python3-pyqt5: PyQt5 Leaks memory on dereference of QStyleOptionTab

Dmitry Shachnev mitya57 at debian.org
Sat Nov 18 20:05:39 UTC 2017

Hi Jay,

On Mon, Nov 13, 2017 at 01:24:29AM -0500, Jay Kamat wrote:
> The version of PyQt5 in the Debian stretch archives seems to leak memory on
> deference of a QStyleOptionTab.
> [...]
> This currently affects:
> - Debian Stable
> - Ubuntu zesty
> - Fedora 25
> And curiously, the 5.7.1 PyQt5 on pypi does not suffer from this.
> Please let me know if you need any additional information.

It would be nice to know which upstream change fixes this problem.

I checked the diff between 5.7 and 5.7.1 tarballs and could not find
anything related to QStyleOptionTab or mentioning memory leaks.

Unfortunately I do not have time to dig deeper.

Dmitry Shachnev
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