VirtualizingStackPanel memory leak if never shown

Halliday, Sean 6 Reputation points

There appears to be a memory leak in the VirtualizingStackPanel where if it is never shown then the _cleanupDelay timer is running but will never stop because it is waiting on a measure that will never happen. I think it should call ClearAsyncOperations when it gets unloaded, doing it only when IsVisible changes is not enough.

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  1. Brad Lindsay 1 Reputation point

    We've experienced the same issue. Setting VirtualizingStackPanel.VirtualizationMode="Recycling" does not help solve this problem. The dispatch timer keeps a reference to the VirtualizingStackPanel in memory causing it to be permanently retained.

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