KDE Frameworks 5.37.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sun Aug 13 21:23:14 BST 2017

13th August 2017. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.37.0.

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.

Changelog for KDE Frameworks 5.37.0

Breeze Icons

  update .h and .h++ colors (bug 376680)
  remove ktorrent small monochrome icon (bug 381370)
  bookmarks is an action icon not a folder icon (bug 381383)
  update utilities-system-monitor (bug 381420)

Extra CMake Modules

  Add --gradle to androiddeployqt
  Fix install apk target
  Fix usage of query_qmake: differ between calls expecting qmake or not
  Add a metainfo.yaml to make ECM a proper framework
  Android: scan for qml files in the source dir, not in the install dir


  emit runningActivityListChanged on activity creation

KDE Doxygen Tools

  Escape HTML from search query


  Add Conan files, as a first experiment to Conan support


  Allow to build KConfig without Qt5Gui
  Standard shortcuts: use Ctrl+PageUp/PageDown for prev/next tab


  Remove unused init() declaration from K_PLUGIN_FACTORY_DECLARATION_WITH_BASEFACTORY_SKEL
  New spdx API on KAboutLicense to get SPDX license expressions
  kdirwatch: Avoid potential crash if d-ptr destroyed before KDirWatch (bug 381583)
  Fix display of formatDuration with rounding (bug 382069)


  fix plasmashell unsetting QSG_RENDER_LOOP

KDELibs 4 Support

  Fix 'Deprecated hint for KUrl::path() is wrong on Windows' (bug 382242)
  Update kdelibs4support to use the target based support provided by kdewin
  Mark constructors as deprecated too
  Sync KDE4Defaults.cmake from kdelibs


  Add support for the new widget kpasswordlineedit


  Support SVG too (bug 355872)


  Allow loading i18n catalogs from arbitrary locations
  Make sure that the tsfiles target is generated


  Only require Qt5X11Extras when we actually need it


  Use proper feature flag to include kill(2)


  Add new method urlSelectionRequested to KUrlNavigator
  KUrlNavigator: expose the KUrlNavigatorButton that received a drop event
  Stash without asking the user with a Copy/Cancel popup
  Ensure KDirLister updates items whose target URL has changed (bug 382341)
  Make advanced options of "open with" dialog collabsible and hidden by default (bug 359233)


  Give a parent to KMoreToolsMenuFactory menus
  When requesting from the cache, report all entries at bulk

KPackage Framework

  kpackagetool now can output appstream data to a file
  adopt new KAboutLicense::spdx


  Reset url in closeUrl()
  Add template for a simple kpart-based application


  Handle fine-grained wheel event in zooming
  Add template for a ktexteditor plugin
  copy permissions from original file on save copy (bug 377373)
  perhaps avoid stringbuild crash (bug 339627)
  fix problem with * adding for lines outside of comments (bug 360456)
  fix save as copy, it missed to allow overwriting the destination file (bug 368145)
  Command 'set-highlight': Join args with space
  fix crash on view destruction because of non-deterministic cleanup of objects
  Emit signals from icon border when no mark was clicked
  Fix crash in vi input mode (sequence: "o" "Esc" "O" "Esc" ".") (bug 377852)
  Use mutually exclusive group in Default Mark Type


  Mark MPa and PSI as common units

KWallet Framework

  Use CMAKE_INSTALL_BINDIR for dbus service generation


  Destroy all kwayland objects created by registry when it is destroyed
  Emit connectionDied if the QPA is destroyed
  [client] Track all created ConnectionThreads and add API to access them
  [server] Send text input leave if focused surface gets unbound
  [server] Send pointer leave if focused surface gets unbound
  [client] Properly track enteredSurface in Keyboard
  [server] Send keyboard leave when client destroys the focused surface (bug 382280)
  check Buffer validity (bug 381953)


  Extract lineedit password widget => new class KPasswordLineEdit
  Fixed a crash when searching with accessibility support enabled (bug 374933)
  [KPageListViewDelegate] Pass widget to drawPrimitive in drawFocus


  Remove header reliance on QWidget




  Adding support to ipv*.route-metric
  Fix undefined NM_SETTING_WIRELESS_POWERSAVE_FOO enums (bug 382051)

Plasma Framework

  [Containment Interface] always emit contextualActionsAboutToShow for containment
  Treat Button/ToolButton labels as plaintext
  Don't perform wayland specific fixes when on X (bug 381130)
  Add KF5WindowSystem to link interface
  Declare AppManager.js as pragma library
  [PlasmaComponents] Remove Config.js
  default to plain text for labels
  Load translations from KPackage files if bundled (bug 374825)
  [PlasmaComponents Menu] Don't crash on null action
  [Plasma Dialog] Fix flag conditions
  update akregator system tray icon (bug 379861)
  [Containment Interface] Keep containment in RequiresAttentionStatus while context menu is open (bug 351823)
  Fix tab bar layout key handling in RTL (bug 379894)


  Allow to build Sonnet without Qt5Widgets
  cmake: rewrite FindHUNSPELL.cmake to use pkg-config

Syntax Highlighting

  Allow to build KSyntaxHighlighter without Qt5Gui
  Add cross-compilation support for the highlighting indexer
  Themes: Remove all unused metadata (license, author, read-only)
  Theme: Remove license and author fields
  Theme: Derive read-only flag from file on disk
  Add syntax highlighting for YANG data modeling language
  PHP: Add PHP 7 keywords (bug 356383)
  PHP: Clean up PHP 5 information
  fix gnuplot, make leading/trailing spaces fatal
  fix 'else if' detection, we need to switch context, add extra rule
  indexer checks for leading/trailing whitespaces in XML highlighting
  Doxygen: Add Doxyfile highlighting
  add missing standard types to C highlighting and update to C11 (bug 367798)
  Q_PI D => Q_PID
  PHP: Improve highlighting of variables in curly braces in double quotes (bug 382527)
  Add PowerShell highlighting
  Haskell: Add file extension .hs-boot (bootstrap module) (bug 354629)
  Fix replaceCaptures() to work with more than 9 captures
  Ruby: Use WordDetect instead of StringDetect for full word matching
  Fix incorrect highlighting for BEGIN and END in words such as "EXTENDED" (bug 350709)
  PHP: Remove mime_content_type() from list of deprecated functions (bug 371973)
  XML: Add XBEL extension/mimetype to xml highlighting (bug 374573)
  Bash: Fix incorrect highlighting for command options (bug 375245)
  Perl: Fix heredoc highlighting with leading spaces in the delimiter (bug 379298)
  Update SQL (Oracle) syntax file (bug 368755)
  C++: Fix '-' is not a part of UDL String (bug 380408)
  C++: printf format specifies: add 'n' and 'p', remove 'P' (bug 380409)
  C++: Fix char value have the color of the strings (bug 380489)
  VHDL: Fix highlighting error when using brackets and attributes (bug 368897)
  zsh highlighting: Fix math expression in a substring expression (bug 380229)
  JavaScript Highlighting: Add support for E4X xml extension (bug 373713)
  Remove "*.conf" extension rule
  Pug/Jade syntax


  Add missing export to QueueSignals

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