KDE Frameworks 5.4.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Thu Nov 6 09:01:04 GMT 2014

KDE Frameworks 5.4.0 released

06th November 2014. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.4.0.

KDE Frameworks are 60 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 the 
Frameworks 5.0 release announcement.


  Fix build with Qt 5.4


  Add support for rcc files


  Fix install dir when using KDE_INSTALL_USE_QT_SYS_PATHS


  Fix KPluginSelector not adding non .desktop file plugins


  Fix URL in KHelpClient::invokeHelp


  Various build fixes (QNX, Ubuntu 14.04)


  Optimize IconItem in QIconItem in memory and speed


  New job KIO::mkpath()
  New job KIO::PasteJob, handles pasting+dropping URLs and data; KIO::paste 
replaces KIO::pasteClipboard
  New function KIO::pasteActionText, to handle the paste action
  When clicking on a script or desktop file in a file manager, let the user 
choose between executing and vieweing as text
  KUrlRequester: fixing handling of start directory
  Offer also overwrite option when copying multiple files and there is a 
conflict (regression compared to kdelibs4)
  KDirLister: do not kill+restart running update jobs.
  KDirLister: don't emit refreshItems for items that haven't changed.
  Prevent incorrect disk full error messages on mounts where we cannot 
determine the amount of free space.
  Fix running the file type editor


  Many small fixes and cleanups


  Add support for custom icons (convenience method KNotification::Event with 
icon name)


  Implement "go to last editing position" action
  Guard against a possibly broken code folding state on disk


  Emit 'walletListDirty' signal when the 'kwalletd' directory is deleted


  New function KMimeTypeEditor::editMimeType(), to launch keditfiletype5


  Now supports finding ui files in resources (default location: 

Plasma frameworks

 Fixes in the Dialog QML component size and position
 Fixes in the Slider and ProgressBar QML components
 New icons


  [not communicated]

Buildsystem changes

  New modules FindWaylandScanner and FindQtWaylandScanner, including macros 
ecm_add_qtwayland_client_protocol and ecm_add_qtwayland_server_protocol


  implement support for setting custom labels in file dialogs


David Faure, faure at kde.org, http://www.davidfaure.fr
Working on KDE Frameworks 5

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