Bug 31255 - Master's page Icon cause memory leak after MasterDetailPage is popped out by holding on page
Summary: Master's page Icon cause memory leak after MasterDetailPage is popped out by ...
Alias: None
Product: Forms
Classification: Xamarin
Component: Android ()
Version: 1.4.3
Hardware: PC Windows
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rui Marinho
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-06-19 13:13 UTC by Sergey Komisarchik
Modified: 2015-08-07 04:51 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

Tags: AC android memoryleak
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

Test case (595.83 KB, application/octet-stream)
2015-06-19 13:14 UTC, Sergey Komisarchik

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Description Sergey Komisarchik 2015-06-19 13:13:34 UTC
Steps to reproduce:
1. Navigate to MasterDetailPage that has Master with Icon property set.
2. Navigate back
3. Result: MasterDetailPage is not garbage collected.

Complete example:

public class App : Application
    public App()
        this.MainPage = new Page1();

public class Page1 : ContentPage
    public Page1()
        var stack = new StackLayout() { VerticalOptions = LayoutOptions.Center };

        stack.Children.Add(new Label() { VerticalOptions = LayoutOptions.Center, XAlign = TextAlignment.Center, Text = "Page 1" });

        this.Content = stack;

    private WeakReference page2Tracker;

    protected override async void OnAppearing()

        if (this.page2Tracker == null)
            var page2 = new Page2();

            this.page2Tracker = new WeakReference(page2, false);

            await Task.Delay(1000);
            await this.Navigation.PushModalAsync(page2);


    private async void StartTrackPage2()
        while (true)
            ((Label)((StackLayout)this.Content).Children[0]).Text = String.Format("Page1. But Page2 IsAlive = {0}", this.page2Tracker.IsAlive);
            await Task.Delay(1000);

public class Page2 : MasterDetailPage
    public Page2()
        this.Master = new Page() { Title = "Master", Icon = "icon.png" };
        this.Detail = new Page() { Title = "Detail" };

    protected override async void OnAppearing()
        await Task.Delay(1000);
        await this.Navigation.PopModalAsync();
Comment 1 Sergey Komisarchik 2015-06-19 13:14:34 UTC
Created attachment 11685 [details]
Test case
Comment 2 Jason Smith [MSFT] 2015-08-05 15:03:51 UTC
Should be fixed in 1.5.0-pre1
Comment 3 Parmendra Kumar 2015-08-07 04:51:17 UTC
I have checked this issue with X.F 1.5.0-pre1 and its working fine at my end.
With X.F 1.5.0-pre1 I am getting: 
Page1. But Page2 IsAlive=False

Hence closing this issue.