KDE Frameworks 5.21.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Apr 9 15:36:20 BST 2016

09th April 2016. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.21.0.

KDE Frameworks are 70 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.

All frameworks

Qt >= 5.4 is now required, i.e. Qt 5.3 is no longer supported.


  Add const variant to getter method


  Centralize batch size in config
  Remove code blocking indexing of text/plain files without .txt extension (bug 358098)
  Check both, filename and filecontent to determine mimetype (bug 353512)


  ObexManager: Split error messages for missing objects

Breeze Icons

  add breeze lokalize icons
  sync app icons between breeze and breeze dark
  update theme icons and remove application-system icon fix kicker groups
  add xpi support for firefox addons (bug 359913)
  update okular icon with the right one
  add ktnef app icon support
  add kmenueditor, kmouse and knotes icon
  change audio volume muted icon to use - for mute instead of only red color (bug 360953)
  add djvu mimetype support (bug 360136)
  add link instead of double entry
  add ms-shortcut icon for gnucash (bug 360776)
  change wallpaper background to generic one
  update icons to use an generic wallpaper
  add the icon for konqueror (bug 360304)
  add process-working icon for progress animation in KDE (bug 360304)
  add software install icon and update update icon with the right color
  add add and remove emblem icons for dolphin select, add mount icon
  Remove stylesheet from analogclock and kickerdash applet icons
  sync breeze and breeze dark (bug 360294)

Extra CMake Modules

  Fix _ecm_update_iconcache to only update the install location
  Revert "ECMQtDeclareLoggingCategory: Include <QDebug> with the generated file"

Framework Integration

  Fallback to QCommonStyle implementation of standardIcon
  Set a default menu close timeout


  Removed compiler checks now that all frameworks require c++11
  Removed QML ResourceModel as it is superseeded by KAStats::ResultModel
  Inserting into empty QFlatSet returned an invalid iterator


  Simplify code (qCount -> std::count, homegrown isprint -> QChar::isPrint)
  encoding detection: fix crash in wrong usage of isprint (bug 357341)
  Fix crash due to uninitialized variable (bug 357341)


  KCompletionBox: force frameless window and don't set focus
  KCompletionBox should *not* be a tooltip


  Add support for get QStandardPaths locations inside desktop files


  Fix kcoreaddons_desktop_to_json() on windows
  src/lib/CMakeLists.txt - fix linking to a Threads library
  Add stubs to allow compilation on Android


  Avoid introspecting a DBus interface when we don't use it


  uniform use of std::numeric_limits
  [DeclarativeDragArea] Don't override "text" of mime data

KDELibs 4 Support

  Fix obsolete link in kdebugdialog5 docbook
  Don't leak Qt5::Network as required lib for the rest of the ConfigureChecks


  Set feature macros to enable building on musl libc


  KEmoticons: fix crash when loadProvider fails for some reason


  Make kglobalaccel5 properly killable, fixing super slow shutdown


  Use qt system locale langs as fallback on non UNIX


  Clean up and refactor the xcb port of klauncher


  FavIconsCache: sync after write, so other apps see it, and to avoid crash on destruction
  Fix many threading issues in KUrlCompletion
  Fix crash in rename dialog (bug 360488)
  KOpenWithDialog: improve window title and description text (bug 359233)
  Allow for better cross-platform deployment of io slaves by bundling protocol info in plugin meta data


  KSelectionProxyModel: Simplify row removal handling, simplify deselection logic
  KSelectionProxyModel: Recreate mapping on removal only if needed (bug 352369)
  KSelectionProxyModel: Only clear firstChild mappings for top-level
  KSelectionProxyModel: Ensure proper signalling when removing last selected
  Make DynamicTreeModel searchable by display role


  Do not crash if .desktop files are missing or broken


  Handle left-button clicking on legacy systray icons (bug 358589)
  Only use X11BypassWindowManagerHint flag on platform X11

Package Framework

  After installing a package, load it
  if the package exists and up to date don't fail
  Add Package::cryptographicHash(QCryptographicHash::Algorithm)


  Set the contact uri as person uri in PersonData when no person exists
  Set a name for the database connection


  Import runner template from KAppTemplate


  Fix new kbuildsycoca warning, when a mimetype inherits from an alias
  Fix handling of x-scheme-handler/* in mimeapps.list
  Fix handling of x-scheme-handler/* in mimeapps.list parsing (bug 358159)


  Revert "Open/Save config page: Use term "Folder" instead of "Directory""
  enforce UTF-8
  Open/Save config page: Use term "Folder" instead of "Directory"
  kateschemaconfig.cpp: use correct filters with open/save dialogs (bug 343327)
  c.xml: use default style for control flow keywords
  isocpp.xml: use default style "dsControlFlow" for control flow keywords
  c/isocpp: add more C standard types
  KateRenderer::lineHeight() returns an int
  printing: use font size from selected printing schema (bug 356110)
  cmake.xml speedup: Use WordDetect instead of RegExpr
  Change tab with to 4 instead of 8
  Fix changing the current line number color
  Fix selecting completion item with the mouse (bug 307052)
  Add syntax highlighting for gcode
  Fix the MiniMap selection background painting
  Fix encoding for gap.xml (use UTF-8)
  Fix nested comment blocks (bug 358692)


  Take content margins into account when calculating size hints


  Fix editing toolbars loses plugged actions


  ConnectionSettings: Initialize gateway ping timeout
  New TunSetting and Tun connection type
  Create devices for all known types

Oxygen Icons

  Install index.theme to same directory it always was in
  Install into oxygen/base/ so icons move from apps don't clash with version installed by those apps
  Replicate symlinks from breeze-icons
  Add new emblem-added and emblem-remove icons for sync with breeze

Plasma Framework

  [calendar] Fix calendar applet not clearing selection when hiding (bug 360683)
  update audio icon to use stylesheet
  update audio mute icon (bug 360953)
  Fixing the force-creation of applets when plasma is immutable
  [Fading Node] Don't mix opacity separately (bug 355894)
  [Svg] Don't reparse configuration in response to Theme::applicationPaletteChanged
  Dialog: Set SkipTaskbar/Pager states before showing window (bug 332024)
  Reintroduce busy property in Applet
  Make sure PlasmaQuick export file is properly found
  Don't import an nonexistent layout
  Make it possible for an applet to offer a test object
  Replace QMenu::exec with QMenu::popup
  FrameSvg: Fix dangling pointers in sharedFrames when theme changes
  IconItem: Schedule pixmap update when window changes
  IconItem: Animate active and enabled change even with animations disabled
  DaysModel: Make update a slot
  [Icon Item] Don't animate from previous pixmap when it has been invisible
  [Icon Item] Don't call loadPixmap in setColorGroup
  [Applet] Don't overwrite "Persistent" flag of Undo notification
  Allowing to override plasma mutability setting on containment creation
  Add icon/titleChanged
  Remove QtScript dependency
  Header of plasmaquick_export.h is in plasmaquick folder
  Install some plasmaquick headers

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

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