multi-column saved reports stomp on each other

John Ralls jralls at
Fri Mar 25 09:52:04 EDT 2016

> On Mar 24, 2016, at 3:16 PM, Wm <tcnw81 at> wrote:
> On 22/03/2016 23:52, Wm wrote:
>> Anyway, the more serious issue is that multi-column reports stomp on
>> each other in a nasty way.
>> It isn't:
>> - the size of a report (bytes on disk), tried very big
>> - it isn't the size of the saved-reports file, tried very big
>> - it isn't the number of reports in saved-reports, tried lots
>> - it isn't local memory, the error occurs when plenty free available
>>  but poss running out of another internal resource ?
>> - the number of reports in the multi-col, tried lots
>> Can I reproduce it to order?  Unfortunately not, I've been trying to pin
>> this down for a few months now and I'm getting closer but not there yet
>> so let's see if anyone else recognises ...
> Progress, I can now reproduce this at will on both Win and Linux
> Win8.1
> 2.6.11
> Linux Lubuntu64 3.16.0-67-generic
> 2.6.11 home build
> I'm working on creating a suitably anonymous test file set because the
> recipe
> load 3 multi-col reports, the 4th will go wrong
> isn't going to stand up by itself as it requires a certain sequence and
> certain reports.  I'll add to bugzilla once I've got the e.g. done.
> The work around is to exit and not save any reports, the problem with
> the work around is it isn't always obvious a report has gone wrong so
> not really a work around.


Please include a screenshot showing what you mean by "go wrong" with your bug report.

John Ralls

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