KDE Frameworks 5.93.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Apr 9 23:04:36 BST 2022

10th April 2022. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.93.0.

KDE Frameworks are 83 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide
variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well
tested libraries with friendly licensing terms. For an introduction see

Breeze Icons

  Add some more symlinks for zoom icons (bug 450870)
  Add input-tvremote

Extra CMake Modules

  Fix finding qmake
  ECMQueryQt: don't fail when TRY is used
  ECMQueryQt: Add fallbacks
  ECMAddQch: Make it work with Qt6::qhelpgenerator too
  Deprecate ECMQueryQmake, superseded by ECMQueryQt
  KDEInstallDirs6: port from custom logic to ecm_query_qt
  Port from ECMQueryQmake to ECMQueryQt
  Android: use the current cmake executable
  Add ECMQueryQt module, which encompases both Qt5 Qmake and Qt6 qtpaths
  generate-fastlane-metadata: Don't fail if source URL can not be found
  Fix checking the repository name for detached remotes
  Check that you're building the framework in a supported platform
  Android: autodetect the use of llvm

KDE Doxygen Tools

  add cmake file for standardised build


  add chrono overload for setTimeout


  Add Android to supported platforms in repo metadata


  Notify on notebook change for exceptions
  Note use of low-level libical function
  Print more information about errors when loading vCalendars (bug 328976)
  Implement notebook association when parsing iCal data
  Fix storing of times with UTC offsets
  Compare QDateTime times, timespecs, and timezones


  Fix KPluginSelector KCMs missing their metadata on plugin loading (bug 
  Mark Windows and macOS as supported


  Disable DBus support on Windows by default
  Make KConfig::mainConfigName() public
  kconf_update: Fix checking for changes of update files


  Merge KColorSchemePrivate::init and constructor
  Unify both KColorSchemePrivate constructors
  Default to light mode, where AppsUseLightTheme isn't set (notably Windows 
  Move KStatefulBrush to its own dedicated header
  Deprecate KColorScheme::contrast
  Fix automatic color scheme on Windows
  khamburgermenu: Ensure menu is polished before creating window
  Fix blame ignore list
  [kcolorschememanager] Initialize selected scheme from config
  Add Android to supported platforms in the repo metadata


  Addressee: make birthday writable from QML (bug 446665)
  Fix bug 451962:  append Instant Messaging service list (bug 451962)


  Add default argument for KPluginFactory::create where no keyword and args 
have to be specified
  Also wrap Kdelibs4ConfigMigrator in a QT_VERSION check for Qt6
  Optimize KPluginMetaData::findPluginById by using QPluginLoader directly
  Remove *.doc pattern for text/plain
  KPluginMetaData: find plugins in the directory of the executable, too


  metainfo.yaml - add macOS as a supported platform


  Deprecate KQuickAddons::QtQuickSettings::init

KDELibs 4 Support

  Use KDE_INSTALL_FULL_* variables where needed
  Don't assume libexec is a LIB_INSTALL_DIR subfolder


  exiv2extractor: add support for avif, heif, jpeg xl


  Add macOS to supported platforms list

KDE GUI Addons

  Gracefully ignore SIGPIPE
  Use nativeInterface to access the x11 display

KHolidays #

  All values of category get read from holiday file
  Unreliable print of solstice in holidays
  Remove double entries and correct indian- (bug 441275)


  Build without kglobalaccel on Windows and mac


  Fixed crash during KIdleTime::timeoutReached() (bug 451946)
  Use nativeInterface to access the x11 display


  Fix XCF parasites metadata in QImage and support to ICC profile
  avif: encoder speed 7->6
  avif: fix jumpToImage
  avif: warn about non-recommended libavif configuration


  Fix KRecentDocumentTest
  fix reading wrong integer type from config (bug 452048)
  Add Yandex search keywords
  [KFilePlacesView] Don't append "(hidden)" to disappearing groups
  Don't use KCrash on Android, currently not used there
  KOpenWithDialog: alternative fix for the sort filter model regex
  Introduce KCoreUrlNavigator
  filewidgets: Auto-select filename before extension in filename dialog
  Add support in krecentdocument to add to recently-used.xbel
  [KFilePlacesView] Drop now unused placeEntered/Left handling
  [KFilePlacesView] Show free space as permanent thin line
  include QStandardPaths
  KRecentDocuments: don't save history for hidden files by default
  KUrlNavigator: don't force LtR (bug 428567)
  [KPropertiesDialog] Use PlainText format for most labels
  KFileItem: protect againt ' ' passed mimeType
  KFileItem: use passed mimeType to determine isDir (bug 401579)
  KOpenWithDialog: Include arguments in name when writing a new desktop file
  Add Android to the list of supported platforms
  [KPropertiesDialog] Make read-only filename label selectable by mouse
  [KFilePlacesModel] Improve outcome of dropped places
  [ftp] Simplify code


  InlineMessage: Do not layout for actions at bottom when there are none
  only change height if visible
  -warning: Shortcut.sequence is an Array
  Units: Delete QML FontMetrics object when Units is destructed
  ListItemDragHandle: Emit moveRequest when cursor enters a new index (bug 
  BasicListItem: tighten up spacing for text+subtitle labels
  ListSectionHeader: vertically align default text item
  PlaceholderMessage: compare string length rather than content
  Render Page's default heading as PlainText
  Page: Don't load global toolbar async so that the header looks less stuttery
  Fix warning on the org.kde.desktop Theme
  controls/SwipeListItem: handle RtL properly (bug 441156)


  KExtendableItemDelegate: Fix HiDPI positioning of indicator arrows (bug 


  Fix problems renaming a temporary file on Windows
  Installation: don't let QTemporaryFile delete the file before using it
  Do not set user-visible name as additional agent information when copying 
provider (bug 451165)
  Do not set user-visible name as additional agent information (bug 451165)
  Engine: Default to autoconfig.kde.org for reading ProvidersUrl
  Port to ECMQmlModule
  Fix close button for NewStuff.Dialog not existing on X11 (bug 437653)
  Fix certain tars not being recognized as valid archives (bug 450662)

KPackage Framework

  PackageJobThread: Also check if metadata.json file exists
  Explicitly call KPluginMetaData::fromJsonFile when constructing metadata 
  Fix desktoptojson invocation when cross-compiling


  Mark copy job when opening remote URLs as transient
  Mark Android as supported


  Add macOS to supported platforms
  add setWinSize() overload which also takes pixels


  Add Android, Windows and MacOS to supported platforms
  Correct install location for ecm_finalize_qml_module()
  cmake: Use the right path to find ECMFindQmlModule.cmake
  Don't crash if we have no qmlContext for a deprecated object
  Use the right path when including ECMFindQmlModule in CMake package config
  Fix punctuation/whitespace of runtime rate-limited deprecation warnings
  Don't add module-uri based path to finalize_qml_module
  Don't use CMake exports for things that aren't really exported
  Port controls module to use ECMQmlModule
  Port main module to use ECMQmlModule


  Mark qrc file as non-copyrightable
  Remove upper-limits for RunnerManagerTest's timeouts


  simplify + optimize uniq command
  Fix switching back to normal mode from VI
  quickfix crash on Qt 6
  remove shortcut conflicting with KDevelop ATM
  fix wrap of search for slash (bug 451893)
  Fix multicursor anchor in findNext
  Fix multicursor pasting when cursors don't match copied text
  Fix ordering of selectionText
  Warn + assert if multicursorClipboard.size == 1
  Implement multicursor copy/paste
  Hide statusbar with permanent widget
  Improve cursor movement with RTL text in doc (bug 451789)
  Add support for custom line height (bug 328837)
  Fix cursor in RTL text with dyn wrap on (bug 385694 368182)
  Don't try to convert non-char key codes to strings
  port to QScreen & fix position on Wayland
  Move print and export actions into submenu
  Add actions to allow adding a new line above/below
  multicursor: Use same code path as primary for cursor placing
  Fix multicursor position after selection removal
  use special value to indicate never for auto save
  Allow auto saving document
  Take wrapCursor into account when creating cursor using keybaord
  Improve autocompletion handling
  Add support for auto wrap selection with chars + test
  Add support for auto brackets + fix indentation + test
  Fix crash with stale indexes (bug 451593)
  Rewrite merge selections to fix all known cases
  multicursors: combine cursor and selection into one type
  fix config dialog sizing
  Disable multicursor in block selection mode (bug 451542)
  Remove shortcut for duplicateLinesUp
  Clear previous selections when finding AllOcurrences
  Ensure to provide a proper cursor position
  Use moving cursors directly in typeChars
  Use doc->lineLength
  Avoid tagging lines that are not in view
  Fix toggle comment with space at the start (bug 451471)
  Improve performance with multiple cursors
  Make the multicursor modifier configurable
  keep bom action in tools
  Move some editing related actions to Edit menu from Tools
  Fix incorrect select anchor after undo
  Fix multicursor undo selection restoration
  Allow toggling camel cursor movement
  Clear highlights when multiselecting next occurence
  Find All occurences and select them
  Find next occurence and select it
  Make multicursor shortcuts actions
  multicursor: Introduce setSecondaryCursors
  multicursors: Support tab indent
  Undo: Clear cursors when undo doesn't have secondary cursors..
  Don't allow to place cursor on top of primary
  New shortcuts for duplicate-line-up/down
  Read script action shortcuts as portable text instead of native text
  Remove stray include
  Fix undo doesn't restore cursors
  new method to add a bunch of cursors at once
  Fix backspace cursor duplication
  Completely disable cursors for vimode
  Try to add new cursor in the same column as primary cursor
  clear multicursors on mouse move
  Fix word jumping
  Restore old Ctrl+H behaviour
  Make cursor painting instant
  Make paintCursor a bit more efficient
  ensure to update cursors immediately
  Fix Ctrl+H, use only primary selection text as pattern
  Multicursors undo/redo support
  Allow creating cursors from selection
  Slightly improve Alt+Ctrl+Up/Down cursor creation
  Fix selection merging for cursorUp/Down
  Fix home and end actions
  Ensure unique cursors after deleting
  Remove multicursors on doc reload
  move caret drawing to separate function
  Fix all cursors get hidden with cursorUp
  Remove selections when adding new cursor
  Fix cursor still visible when toggling
  Disable multicursors for overwrite mode
  Clear multicursors in block select mode
  Multicursor text transforms (capitalize, lowercase, uppercase)
  multicursor transpose chars
  Multicursor newline support
  Multi cursor auto completion support
  Ctrl + Alt Up/Down to create new cursors
  Remove unused method
  multicursor copy support
  Add incremental multicursor search
  Fix selection removal with multicursors
  Multicursor home/end support
  Mutlicurosr delete key
  Disable multicursor for overwrite/vi mode
  Backspace for multiple cursors
  multicursor selection removal
  Multicursor kill lines
  Improve cursorUp and handle selection removal
  Remove multicursors on big movements
  WIP: Basic multicursor support
  Don't build KAuth integration on Windows
  vimode: fix extra newline when using the "Find" action (bug 451076)
  fixed loop break condition
  ensure correct highlighting after text change
  fix highlighting while typing in search bar (/)
  fix config dialog sizes for KTextEditor (bug 445541)
  simplify check for empty last line
  add new line on save inside the buffer (bug 450919)
  Implement TextBuffer::saveBuffer without QTextStream
  tidy: make trivially destructible


  Install Client headers in a dirs hierarchy matching the C++ namespaces
  We don't actually need Qt6WaylandCompositor


  Align buttons (and icon) on top, also when word wrap is off, but text is 
pre-formatted to span multiple lines
  avoid quadratic search of children widgets


  KShortcutsEditorDelegate: Fix HiDPI rendering of indicator arrows (bug 
  Tests: Enable HiDPI pixmap rendering
  Add Android to supported platforms in repo metadata
  Fix broken "Add to Toolbar" action


  Check DBus signal connection
  Include milliseconds when formatting SMS timestamps


  Connect in the correct order everywhere
  Remove workaround for properties changing
  Do not create devices to just find out the type

Plasma Framework

  Make WindowThumbnail build against Qt6 as well
  Highlight: change hover: property to hovered:
  Don't install the heading SVG in breeze-light and breeze-dark Plasma themes
  AppletInterface: Add `self` property which just returns `this`
  Allow applets to have empty json metadata & use KPackage's metadata instead
  Do not compute sizes within dialogs when they're not visible
  Port dateengine away from inperformant KPluginInfo hack
  Factor out QML module URI string
  Adapt to the deprecation of qmlRegisterInterface in Qt6
  Add default switch statement
  Add power profile icons (bug 449475)
  Fix Plasmoid attached property look-up on Config objects (bug 451482)
  Fix potential null parent access
  Break recursion when checking compact representation
  Use generic breeze-styled arrow in Plasma style
  Port to PlasmaExtras version of Highlight
  Hardcode keyboard shortcut in SearchField for now
  Add ActionTextField, SearchField, and PasswordField
  PC3: Remove unreachable code in Svg item from DefaultListItemBackground
  AppletQuickItem: Ensure we provide the attached property when we have it
  Port from using plasmoid to Plasmoid
  Calendar: Draw highlight below the text (bug 451209)
  Use PACKAGE_CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX before any find_dependency() calls
  Move Highlight from PlasmaComponents 2.0 to PlasmaExtras
  Introduce PLASMA_NO_CONTEXTPROPERTIES to disable Plasma QML context 


  Do not make space for invisible items in menus
  TextFieldContextMenu: Make menu separator invisible when its preceding items 
are too
  KQuickStyleItem: use control mirrored property if available


  Recognize fuse.gocryptfs mounts as devices like we do for cryfs and encfs 
(bug 452070)


  Enable Windows spellchecker with mingw
  Add Android to supported platforms in repo metadata
  hunspell: resolve symlinks with canonicalFilePath()

Syntax Highlighting

  Go syntax - "go" -> ControlFlow
  Go syntax - Separate ControlFlow from Keywords
  Bash/Zsh: fix expression closing parenthesis in regex (bug 450478)

Security information

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