KDE Frameworks 5.90.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Jan 8 11:28:32 GMT 2022

08th January 2022. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.90.0.

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


  [kioslaves/tags] Set proper display name for root entry (bug 416389)


  Expose missing services to QML

Breeze Icons

  Support old cmake
  Add places-book, -library, -comic icons
  Include "*@*" in the icon_files list for installation
  Make FM and system settings icons color-aware
  Improve installation of light fallback icons

Extra CMake Modules

  Add support for finding Poppler's Qt6 library
  Add support for finding Qt6 QML modules
  Add missing prefix to version-less install directory aliases
  FindInotify.cmake: add target support
  Define version-less install targets in KDEInstallDirs5.cmake


  Fix printf conversion specifiers


  Use version-less and non-deprecated data install dir variable
  ActionReply: remove operator<< and operator>>


  [kbookmarksmanager] Don't recreate static QRegularExpression in findByAddress


  ICalFormat: reduce calls to dtStart()/dtEnd(), use the local vars
  Fix timezone information being lost when creating events


  Wrap deprecated KDelarative::ConfigModule::aboutData method call in deprecation wrappers
  Deprecate KPluginSelector class
  Allow KCMUtils to build without deprecated KCoreAddons methods
  Update showNavigationButtons to use enum type
  Fix PluginPage deprecation docs


  kconfig_compiler/CMakeLists.txt - use CMAKE_CROSSCOMPILING for the check
  Allow kreadconfig/kwriteconfig to access the root group


  Fix conditions used in cmake.in config file
  [kcolorschememodel] Read .colors files from assets on Android
  Sync default colors from Breeze Light color scheme
  kcommandbar: Don't warn if action is separator
  [kcmodule] Deprecate aboutData and componentData
  [KCommandBar] Fix resetting m_hasActionsWithIcons


  Introduce K_PLUGIN_CLASS macro for creating plugin factory without metadata
  Don't hardcode kservicestypes5 as search path
  Put QT_VERSION check around Kdelibs4Migration class
  FindProcstat: Fix CMake warning and use an imported target
  Don't put the plugins in a "/plugins" sub-dir in the builddir
  KPluginFactory: report errors from QPluginLoader
  KF5CoreAddonsMacros: Replace "." with "_" for KPLUGINFACTORY_PLUGIN_CLASS_INTERNAL_NAME compile definition
  Clarify deprecation docs of KPluginLoader::factory
  Write value of QT_MAJOR_VERSION in cmake config file


  Fix conditions used in cmake.in config file
  API docs: improve docs for D-Bus activation and startup id handling


  Drop lib prefix when building for Windows
  Follow method name changes in kglobalaccel
  Use "frameless" style for grid and scroll view QtQuick KCMs by default
  Detect overlapping shortcuts

KDELibs 4 Support

  Remove ugly white frame from beautiful Latvian flag


  Don't compare signed with unsigned int

KDE GUI Addons

  Add KIconUtils::addOverlays() overload to allow passing QIcon and QStringList (bug 447573)
  KSystemclipboard: add a nullcheck (bug 447060)
  WaylandClipboard: Do not emit change upon the offer for our own source

KHolidays #

  holiday_us_en-us - add Juneteenth


  API dox: fix KUIT tags examples to use xi18n* calls


  KIconColors: add Complement and Contrast
  KIconColors: add .ColorScheme-ActiveText


  RenameDialog: Don't show size/dates if we don't know them
  Add PreviewJob::availableThumbnailerPlugins method
  kdirmodel: Return "unknown" icon when the icon is null (bug 447573)
  Finish PolKit integration
  Fix hidden NTFS mountpoints when /etc/mtab is a regular file
  KFileItemActions: use different string for 'open folder with'
  Deprecate Scheduler::setJobPriority
  Fix desktop link modification dialog
  Do not access service past its prime (bug 446539)
  [KFilePlacesModel] Drop redundant "entry" name from context menu
  [knewfilemenu] Hide progress info for stat jobs
  [KPropertiesDialog] Fix porting bug to KLazyLocalizedString
  [KFilePlacesView] Drop redundant "entry" name from context menu
  [kfilepropertiesdialog] Don't show UI for default apps on Windows
  Fix warning when showing preview whose parent is /
  Revert "Do not create thumbnails when it requires to copy the file to /tmp"
  Port from KPluginMetaData::readTranslatedValue to KJsonUtils::readTranslatedValue
  [OpenUrlJob] Don't just open `.part` files
  De-duplicate service menus from KServiceTypeTrader and KFileUtils results
  KCoreDirLister: in slotEntries pre-sort new items added and add them more efficiently


  WheelHandler: Improve consistency with scrolling in Qt Widgets, add more properties
  Fix navigation buttons on layers
  FormLayout: Switch an instance of let to var
  ShadowedRectangle: Add renderType option
  AboutPage: show spinner feedback while loading remote icon
  AboutPage: Only mess with the URL when we are dealing with KDE products (bug 444554)
  AboutItem: don't multiply sizes by devicePixelRatio
  AboutItem: Fix incorrect usage of height: and width: inside layouts
  OverlaySheet: Modify anchors on tall headers imperatively
  globaltoolbar: Use strict === equality in JavaScript
  PageRowGlobalToolBarUI: don't animate opacity, take two (bug 417636)


  Support numeric sort and filter roles next to role names
  Forward removeRow(s) to QML


  KUIServerV2JobTracker: Add "transient" property support


  Drop lib prefix when building for Windows (bug 446950)
  Remove defunct manual khotnewstuff_upload test
  Revert "Adapt build system for building against qt6" (commited in bad
  Revert "Add volker fix  about cmake variable" (commited in bad branch)
  Fix i18n* functions for knewstuff-dialog not existing
  Move KNS3::Action class to new KNSWidgets submodule
  New class: KNS3::Action


  Use the org.freedesktop.Notifications.ActivationToken signal
  Offer API to support xdg_activation_v1

KPackage Framework

  Add a service type property definition for NoDisplay


  partviewer test: Add assertion to make sure we load the plugin factory successful
  Increase KF_DISABLE_DEPRECATED_BEFORE_AND_AT to latest released frameworks version
  Port deprecated KFileItemActions::associatedApplications method call
  Port deprecated KService::instantiatePlugin method call
  Call KPluginFactory::create overload without plugin keyword
  Deprecate KParts::Plugin class
  Port KPart template away from deprecated KPluginLoader
  Port from KPluginLoader::findPlugins to KPluginMetaData::findPlugins


  Do not require Plasma when building without deprecations
  dbusrunner: Set parent for matches to the current runner
  Allow runners to opt-out storage of entry to history
  RunerContext: Allow runners to update the query string (bug 433636)


  Wrap KServiceTypeTrader methods to create instances also in KCOREADDONS visibility guard
  Do not use toLower on desktopEntryName
  Expand deprecation docs for KServiceTypeTrader
  Deprecate KServiceTypeTrader class
  Emit deprecation warning for KServiceType class
  Deprecate KPluginInfo in favor of KPluginMetaData


  Add a formatting commit to ignore-list
  try to fix behavior for vimode on completion (bug 444883)
  Change build system to make building against qt6
  Apply word filter on async completion models (bug 444883)
  Validates the input method attributes received from input method (bug 443977)
  Remove unused exporting of SwapFile class symbols
  Fix cursor position after completion tail restore
  Color current indentation line differently
  Vimode-keyparser: Make some functions more efficient
  Use KTextEditor::Range by value


  Prepare KUnitConversion::UnitCategory to become non-virtual in KF6
  Prepare for KUnitConversion::Unit to become non-virtual in KF6
  Fix cache file removal in valuetest
  Fix cyclic reference between Unit and UnitCategory

KWallet Framework

  Add desktop file for kwalletd
  Properly apply KAboutData
  Fix notifyrc name


  Make linux/input.h a hard dependency


  Fix year format in heading of KDatePicker
  Localise numbers displayed in KDatePicker
  [KMessageWidget] Ignore resize event when doing `animatedShow()`


  Avoid using QByteArray::operator[] for the null terminator (bug 434557)
  Avoid creating and leaking QWindows


  Fix nested @ expansion in CMake config file
  [KToolBar] Add actions from delayed toolbutton menus to context menu
  Do not steal all keys from shortcut

Plasma Framework

  plasmoidheading: make corners consistent, improve top line color
  PC3 ItemDelegate: Actually use ItemDelegate type
  Add a destroy method to the view
  PC3 ProgressBar: fix fill going OOB when indeterminate state ends (bug 428955)
  Fix background corners and PC3 ToolTip style (bug 442745)
  fix availableScreenRect for applets/containments (bug 445495)
  widgets/tasks.svgz: Use more saturated colors for the focus and attention states (bug 434821)
  When adding a new applet to a desktop containment, add it to the center
  wallpaperinterface: Update "contextualActions" after clearing actions (bug 446195)


  [imgur] Improve grammar of upload notification text
  [imgur] Show deletion url in notification (bug 441566)
  [imgur] Copy link to clipboard and show notification (bug 437347)
  Don't build bluetooth plugin on non-Linux
  Unbreak the Nextcloud plugin
  Add Twitter URL plugin


  TextFieldContextMenu: Fix menu not opening
  Add A SpinBox test


  udisks backend: don't assume /etc/mtab is not present
  Remove trailing \x00 from string returned by Q6File::decodeName()


  Don't access an out of bounds index into a QString

Syntax Highlighting

  Systemd unit: update to systemd v250
  Separate dynamic StringDetect rule to avoid copies in StringDetect::doMath()
  Automatically replace StringDetect to DetectChar, Detect2Chars or AnyChar when possible
  Very basic support for [[link]] and [[link][desc]]
  support implicit link in normal text
  SQL and SQL (PostgreSQL): nested comments support (bug 442449)
  GnuPlot: fix a lot of issue (bug 442181)
  PHP: add readonly, never and some functions/classes/constants of php-8.1
  Bash and Zsh: support of ${!2} (bug 440360)
  Bash: more unixcommands (GNU coreutils and some others) (bug 439211)
  Fix language specification comments
  Rename MIME type text/x-objcpp-src => text/x-objc++src
  Add Homuncuius.theme
  Remove rawhtml, not needed
  Add grammar for RETRO Forth


  Use fetchAndStoreOrdered() instead of fetchAndAddOrdered()
  Fix invalid lambda argument for use in std::for_each

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