Photoshop: Duplicating floating layer to new doc flattens the layer

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Create a document with only one layer, not background.
Fill the layer with gray, for example.
Take an eraser and wipe a large blurred hole in the center.
Select from the layer menu: Duplicate layer to new file.

The layer is duplicated flattened and, moreover, it is not correctly flattened.

Is this a known issue?
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Official Response
This issue was fixed in 21.2.