KDE Frameworks 5.27.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Oct 8 14:56:05 BST 2016

08th October 2016. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.27.0.

KDE Frameworks are 70 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide variety of·
commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well tested·
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Frameworks 5.0 release announcement.


  Use correct config entry in autostart condition
  Fix sorted insert (aka flat_map like insert) (bug 367991)
  Add missing close env, as pointed out by Loïc Yhuel (bug 353783)
  Transaction not created => don't try to abort them
  fix missing m_env = nullptr assignment
  Make e.g. Baloo::Query thread safe
  On 64-bit systems baloo allows now > 5 GB index storage (bug 364475)
  Allow ctime/mtime == 0 (bug 355238)
  Handle corruption of index database for baloo_file, try to recreate the database or abort if that fails


  Fix crash when trying to add device to unknown adapter (bug 364416)

Breeze Icons

  New mimetypes icons
  Update some kstars icons (bug 364981)
  Wrong style actions/24/format-border-set (bug 368980)
  Add wayland app icon
  Add xorg app icon (bug 368813)
  Revert distribute-randomize, view-calendar + reapply the transform fix (bug 367082)
  Change folder-documents from one file to the multiple file cause in a folder more than one file is included (bug 368224)

Extra CMake Modules

  Make sure we don't add the appstream test twice


  Sorting activities in the cache alphabetically by name (bug 362774)

KDE Doxygen Tools

  Many changes to the overall layout of the generated API docs
  Correct tags path, depending of if the lib is part of a group or not
  Search: Fix href of libraries which are not part of a group


  Fix memory leak with KTar's KCompressionDevice
  KArchive: fix memory leak when an entry with the same name already exists
  Fix memory leak in KZip when handling empty directories
  K7Zip: Fix memory leaks on error
  Fix memory leak detected by ASAN when open() fails on the underlying device
  Remove bad cast to KFilterDev, detected by ASAN


  Add missing export macros on classes Decoder and Encoder


  Fix memory leak in SignalsTestNoSingletonDpointer, found by ASAN


  Register QPair<QString,QString> as metatype in KJobTrackerInterface
  Don't convert as url an url which has a double-quote character
  Windows compile fix
  Fix very old bug when we remove space in url as "foo <<url> <url>>"


  CMake option KCRASH_CORE_PATTERN_RAISE to forward to kernel
  Change default log level from Warning to Info

KDELibs 4 Support

  Cleanup. Do not install includes that point to non-existing includes and also remove those files
  Use more correct and with c++11 available std::remove_pointer


  Fix 'checkXML5 prints generated html to stdout for valid docbooks' (bug 369415)
  Fix bug not been able to run native tools in package using cross compiled kdoctools
  Setup targets for cross compiling running kdoctools from other packages
  Add cross compiling support for docbookl10nhelper
  Add cross compile support for meinproc5
  Convert checkxml5 into a qt executable for cross plattform support


  Improve epub extractor, less segfaults (bug 361727)
  Make odf indexer more error prove, check if the files are there (and are files at all) (meta.xml + content.xml)


  Fix KIO slaves using only tls1.0
  Fix ABI break in kio
  KFileItemActions: add addPluginActionsTo(QMenu *)
  Show copy buttons only after checksum has been calculated
  Add missing feedback when computing a checksum (bug 368520)
  Fix KFileItem::overlays returning empty string values
  Fix launching terminal .desktop files with konsole
  Classify nfs4 mounts as probablySlow, like nfs/cifs/..
  KNewFileMenu: show New Folder action shortcut (bug 366075)


  In listview mode use the default implemention of moveCursor


  Add KAuthorized checks to allow disabling of ghns in kdeglobals (bug 368240)

Package Framework

  Don't generate appstream files for components that are not in rdn
  Make kpackage_install_package work with KDE_INSTALL_DIRS_NO_DEPRECATED


  Fix URLs with a trailing slash being always assumed to be directories


  Fix ASAN build (duplicates.cpp uses KPeople::AbstractContact which is in KF5PeopleBackend)


  Use ECM path to find utempter binary, more reliable than simple cmake prefix
  Call the utempter helper executable manually (bug 364779)


  XML files: remove hard-coded color for values
  XML: Remove hard-coded color for values
  XML Schema Definition: Turn 'version' into an xs:integer
  Highlighting definition files: round version up to next integer
  support multi char captures only in {xxx} to avoid regressions
  Support regular expressions replaces with captures > \9, e.g. \111 (bug 365124)
  Fix rendering of characters spanning into next line, e.g. underlines are no longer cut off with some fonts/font-sizes (bug 335079)
  Fix crash: Make sure the display cursor is valid after text folding (bug 367466)
  KateNormalInputMode needs to rerun SearchBar enter methods
  try to "fixup" rendering of underlines and stuff like that (bug 335079)
  Show "View Difference" button only, if 'diff' is installed
  Use non-modal message widget for externally modified file notifications (bug 353712)
  fix regression: testNormal did only work because of test execution at once
  split the indent test into separate runs
  Support "Unfold Toplevel Nodes" action again (bug 335590)
  Fix crash when showing top or bottom messages mutliple times
  fix eol setting in mode lines (bug 365705)
  highlight .nix files as bash, guess can't hurt (bug 365006)

KWallet Framework

  Check whether kwallet is enabled in Wallet::isOpen(name) (bug 358260)
  Add missing boost header
  Remove duplicate search for KF5DocTools


  [server] Don't send key release for not pressed keys and no double key press (bug 366625)
  [server] When replacing the clipboard selection previous DataSource needs to be cancelled (bug 368391)
  Add support for Surface enter/leave events
  [client] Track all created Outputs and add static get method


  Convert categories to org.kde.pim.*


  We need to set the state during initialization
  Replace all blocking calls for initialization with just one blocking call
  Use standard o.f.DBus.Properties interface for PropertiesChanged signal for NM 1.4.0+ (bug 367938)

Oxygen Icons

  Remove invalid directory from index.theme
  Introduce dupe test from breeze-icons
  Convert all duplicated icons into symlinks

Plasma Framework

  Improve timetracker output
  [ToolButtonStyle] Fix menu arrow
  i18n: handle strings in kdevtemplate files
  i18n: review strings in kdevtemplate files
  Add removeMenuItem to PlasmaComponents.ContextMenu
  update ktorrent icon (bug 369302)
  [WindowThumbnail] Discard pixmap on map events
  Don't include kdeglobals when dealing with a cache config
  Fix Plasma::knownLanguages
  resize the view just after setting the containment
  Avoid creating a KPluginInfo from a KPluginMetaData instance
  running tasks must have some indicator
  task bar lines according to RR 128802 marco give the ship it
  [AppletQuickItem] Break from loop when we found a layout

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