KDE Frameworks 5.15.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Oct 10 11:00:14 BST 2015

10th October 2015. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.15.0.

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 limit/offset handling in SearchStore::exec
  Recreate the baloo index
  balooctl config: add options to set/view onlyBasicIndexing
  Port balooctl check to work with new architecture (bug 353011)
  FileContentIndexer: fix emitting filePath twice
  UnindexedFileIterator: mtime is quint32 not quint64
  Transaction: fix another Dbi typo
  Transaction: Fix documentMTime() and documentCTime() using wrong Dbis.
  Transaction::checkPostingDbInTermsDb: Optimize code
  Fix dbus warnings
  Balooctl: Add checkDb command
  balooctl config: Add "exclude filter"
  KF5Baloo: Make sure D-Bus interfaces are generated before they are used. (bug 353308)
  Avoid using QByteArray::fromRawData
  Remove baloo-monitor from baloo
  TagListJob: Emit error when failed to open database
  Do not ignore subterms if not found
  Cleaner code for failing Baloo::File::load() on DB open fail.
  Make balooctl use IndexerConfig instead of manipulating baloofilerc directly
  Improve i18n for balooshow
  Make balooshow fail gracefully if database cannot be opened.
  Fail Baloo::File::load() if the Database is not open. (bug 353049)
  IndexerConfig: add refresh() method
  inotify: Do not simulate a  closedWrite event after move without cookie
  ExtractorProcess: Remove the extra \n at the end of the filePath
  baloo_file_extractor: call QProcess::close before destroying the QProcess
  baloomonitorplugin/balooctl: i18nize indexer state.
  BalooCtl: Add a 'config' option
  Make baloosearch more presentable
  Remove empty EventMonitor files
  BalooShow: Show more information when the ids do not match
  BalooShow: When called with an id check if the id is correct
  Add a FileInfo class
  Add error checking in various bits so that Baloo doesn't crash when disabled. (bug 352454)
  Fix Baloo not respecting "basic indexing only" config option
  Monitor: Fetch remaining time on startup
  Use actual method calls in MainAdaptor instead of QMetaObject::invokeMethod
  Add org.kde.baloo interface to root object for backward compatibility
  Fix date string displayed in address bar due to porting to QDate
  Add delay after each file instead of each batch
  Remove Qt::Widgets dependency from baloo_file
  Remove unused code from baloo_file_extractor
  Add baloo monitor or experimental qml plugin
  Make "querying for remaining time" thread safe
  kioslaves: Add missing override for virtual functions
  Extractor: Set the applicationData after constructing the app
  Query: Implement support for 'offset'
  Balooctl: Add --version and --help (bug 351645)
  Remove KAuth support to increase max inotify watches if count too low (bug 351602)


  Fix fakebluez crash in obexmanagertest with ASAN
  Forward declare all exported classes in types.h
  ObexTransfer: Set error when transfer session is removed
  Utils: Hold pointers to managers instances
  ObexTransfer: Set error when org.bluez.obex crashes

Extra CMake Modules

  Update GTK icon cache when installing icons.
  Remove workaround to delay execution on Android
  ECMEnableSanitizers: The undefined sanitizer is supported by gcc 4.9
  Disable X11,XCB etc. detection on OS X
  Look for the files in the installed prefix rather the prefix path
  Use Qt5 to specify what's Qt5 installation prefix
  Add definition ANDROID as needed in qsystemdetection.h.

Framework Integration

  Fix random file dialog not showing up problem. (bug 350758)


  Using a custom matching function instead of sqlite's glob. (bug 352574)
  Fixed problem with adding a new resource to the model


  Fix crash in UnicodeGroupProber::HandleData with short strings


  Mark kconfig-compiler as non-gui tool


  KShell::splitArgs: only ASCII space is a separator, not unicode space U+3000 (bug 345140)
  KDirWatch: fix crash when a global static destructor uses KDirWatch::self() (bug 353080)
  Fix crash when KDirWatch is used in Q_GLOBAL_STATIC.
  KDirWatch: fix thread safety
  Clarify how to set KAboutData constructor arguments.


  KCrash: pass cwd to kdeinit when auto-restarting the app via kdeinit. (bug 337760)
  Add KCrash::initialize() so that apps and the platform plugin can explicitly enable KCrash.
  Disable ASAN if enabled


  Small improvements in ColumnProxyModel
  Make it possible for applications to know path to homeDir
  move EventForge from the desktop containment
  Provide enabled property for QIconItem.


  kded: simplify logic around sycoca; just call ensureCacheValid.

KDELibs 4 Support

  Call newInstance from the child on first invocation
  Use kdewin defines.
  Don't try to find X11 on WIN32
  cmake: Fix taglib version check in FindTaglib.cmake.


  Qt moc can't handle macros (QT_VERSION_CHECK)


  kWarning -> qWarning


  implement windows usermetadata

KDE GUI Addons

  Not looking for X11/XCB makes sense also for WIN32


  Replace std::auto_ptr with std::unique_ptr
  khtml-filter: Discard rules containing special adblock features that we do not handle yet.
  khtml-filter: Code reorder, no functional changes.
  khtml-filter: Ignore regexp with options as we do not support them.
  khtml-filter: Fix detection of adblock options delimiter.
  khtml-filter: Clean up from trailing white spaces.
  khtml-filter: Do not discard lines starting with '&' as it is not a special adblock char.


  remove strict iterators for msvc to make ki18n build


  KFileWidget: parent argument should default to 0 like in all widgets.
  Make sure the size of the byte array we just dumped into the struct is big enough before calculating the targetInfo, otherwise we're accessing memory that doesn't belong to us
  Fix Qurl usage when calling QFileDialog::getExistingDirectory()
  Refresh Solid's device list before querying in kio_trash
  Allow trash: in addition to trash:/ as url for listDir (calls listRoot) (bug 353181)
  KProtocolManager: fix deadlock when using EnvVarProxy. (bug 350890)
  Don't try to find X11 on WIN32
  KBuildSycocaProgressDialog: use Qt's builtin busy indicator. (bug 158672)
  KBuildSycocaProgressDialog: run kbuildsycoca5 with QProcess.
  KPropertiesDialog: fix for ~/.local being a symlink, compare canonical paths
  Add support for network shares in kio_trash (bug 177023)
  Connect to the signals of QDialogButtonBox, not QDialog (bug 352770)
  Cookies KCM: update DBus names for kded5
  Use JSON files directly instead of kcoreaddons_desktop_to_json()


  Don't send notification update signal twice
  Reparse notification config only when it changed
  Don't try to find X11 on WIN32


  Change method for loading defaults
  Send the appname whose config was updated along with the DBus signal
  Add method to revert kconfigwidget to defaults
  Don't sync the config n times when saving


  Use largest timestamp in subdirectory as resource directory timestamp.
  KSycoca: store mtime for every source dir, to detect changes. (bug 353036)
  KServiceTypeProfile: remove unnecessary factory creation. (bug 353360)
  Simplify and speed up KServiceTest::initTestCase.
  make install name of applications.menu file a cached cmake variable
  KSycoca: ensureCacheValid() should create the db if it doesn't exist
  KSycoca: make global database work after the recent timestamp check code
  KSycoca: change DB filename to include language and sha1 of the dirs it's built from.
  KSycoca: make ensureCacheValid() part of the public API.
  KSycoca: add a q pointer to remove more singleton usage
  KSycoca: remove all self() methods for factories, store them in KSycoca instead.
  KBuildSycoca: remove writing of the ksycoca5stamp file.
  KBuildSycoca: use qCWarning rather than fprintf(stderr, ...) or qWarning
  KSycoca: rebuild ksycoca in process rather than executing kbuildsycoca5
  KSycoca: move all of the kbuildsycoca code into the lib, except for main().
  KSycoca optimization: only watch the file if the app connects to databaseChanged()
  Fix memory leaks in the KBuildSycoca class
  KSycoca: replace DBus notification with file watching using KDirWatch.
  kbuildsycoca: deprecate option --nosignal.
  KBuildSycoca: replace dbus-based locking with a lock file.
  Do not crash when encountering invalid plugin info.
  Rename headers to _p.h in preparation for move to kservice library.
  Move checkGlobalHeader() within KBuildSycoca::recreate().
  Remove code for --checkstamps and --nocheckfiles.


  validate more regexp
  fix regexps in HL files (bug 352662)
  sync ocaml HL with state of https://code.google.com/p/vincent-hugot-projects/ before google code is down, some small bugfixes
  add word-break (bug 352258)
  validate line before calling folding stuff (bug 339894)
  Fix Kate word count issues by listening to DocumentPrivate instead of Document (bug 353258)
  Update Kconfig syntax highlighting: add new operators from Linux 4.2
  sync w/ KDE/4.14 kate branch
  minimap: Fix scrollbar handle not being drawn with scrollmarks off. (bug 352641)
  syntax: Add git-user option for kdesrc-buildrc

KWallet Framework

  No longer automatically close on last use


  Fix warning C4138 (MSVC): '*/' found outside of comment


  Perform deep copy of QByteArray get_stringlist_reply
  Allow interacting with multiple X servers in the NETWM classes.
  [xcb] Consider mods in KKeyServer as initialized on platform != x11
  Change KKeyserver (x11) to categorized logging


  Make it possible to import/export shortcut schemes symmetrically


  Fix introspections, LastSeen should be in AccessPoint and not in ActiveConnection

Plasma Framework

  Make tooltip dialog hidden on the cursor entering the inactive ToolTipArea
  if the desktop file has Icon=/foo.svgz use that file from package
  add a "screenshot" file type in packages
  consider devicepixelration in standalone scrollbar
  no hover effect on touchscreen+mobile
  Use lineedit svg margins in sizeHint calculation
  Don't fade animate icon in plasma tooltips
  Fix eliding button text
  Context menus of applets within a panel no longer overlap the applet
  Simplify getting associated apps list in AssociatedApplicationManager


  Fix hunspell plugin ID for proper loading
  support static compilation on windows, add windows libreoffice hunspell dict path
  Do not assume UTF-8 encoded Hunspell dictionaries. (bug 353133)
  fix Highlighter::setCurrentLanguage() for the case when previous language was invalid (bug 349151)
  support /usr/share/hunspell as dict location
  NSSpellChecker-based plugin

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

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