KDE Frameworks 5.41.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sun Dec 10 09:35:28 GMT 2017

10th December 2017. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.41.0.

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.


  Strip down and re-write the baloo tags KIO slave (bug 340099)


  Do not leak rfkill file descriptors (bug 386886)

Breeze Icons

  Add missing icon sizes (bug 384473)
  add install and uninstall icons for discover

Extra CMake Modules

  Add the description tag to the generated pkgconfig files
  ecm_add_test: Use proper path sep on Windows
  Add FindSasl2.cmake to ECM
  Only pass the ARGS thing when doing Makefiles
  Add FindGLIB2.cmake and FindPulseAudio.cmake
  ECMAddTests: set QT_PLUGIN_PATH so locally built plugins can be found
  KDECMakeSettings: more docu about the layout of the build dir

Framework Integration

  Support downloading the 2nd or 3rd download link from a KNS product (bug 385429)


  Start fixing libKActivitiesStats.pc: (bug 386933)


  Fix race that starts kactivitymanagerd multiple times


  Allow to only build the kauth-policy-gen code generator
  Add a note about calling the helper from multithreaded applications


  Do not show edit bookmarks action if keditbookmarks is not installed
  Port from deprecated KAuthorized::authorizeKAction to authorizeAction


  keyboard navigation in and out QML kcms


  Do not crash when setting new line edit on an editable combo box
  KComboBox: Return early when setting editable to previous value
  KComboBox: Reuse the existing completion object on new line edit


  Don't look for /etc/kderc every single time


  Update default colors to match new colors in D7424


  Input validation of SubJobs
  Warn about errors when parsing json files
  Install mimetype definitions for kcfg/kcfgc/ui.rc/knotify & qrc files
  Add a new function to measure the length by text
  Fix KAutoSave bug on file with white space in it


  Make it compile on windows
  [MouseEventListener] Allow accepting mouse event
  use a single QML engine


  kded: remove dbus calls to ksplash


  Update Brasilian Portuguese translation
  Update Russian translation
  Update Russian translation
  Update customization/xsl/ru.xml (nav-home was missing)


  KEmoticons: port plugins to JSON and add support for loading with KPluginMetaData
  Do not leak symbols of pimpl classes, protect with Q_DECL_HIDDEN


  The usermetadatawritertest requires Taglib
  If the property value is null, remove the user.xdg.tag attribute (bug 376117)
  Open files in TagLib extractor readonly


  Group some blocking dbus calls
  kglobalacceld: Avoid loading an icon loader for no reason
  generate correct shortcut strings


  KUriFilter: filter out duplicate plugins
  KUriFilter: simplify data structures, fix memory leak
  [CopyJob] Don't start all over after having removed a file
  Fix creating a directory via KNewFileMenu+KIO::mkpath on Qt 5.9.3+ (bug 387073)
  Created an auxiliary function 'KFilePlacesModel::movePlace'
  Expose KFilePlacesModel 'iconName'  role
  KFilePlacesModel: Avoid unnecessary 'dataChanged' signal
  Return a valid bookmark object for any entry in KFilePlacesModel
  Create a 'KFilePlacesModel::refresh' function
  Create 'KFilePlacesModel::convertedUrl' static function
  KFilePlaces: Created 'remote' section
  KFilePlaces: Add a section for removable devices
  Added baloo urls into places model
  Fix KIO::mkpath with qtbase 5.10 beta 4
  [KDirModel] Emit change for HasJobRole when jobs change
  Change label "Advanced options" > "Terminal options"


  Offset the scrollbar by the header size (bug 387098)
  bottom margin based on actionbutton presence
  don't assume applicationWidnow() to be available
  Don't notify about value changes if we are still in the constructor
  Replace the library name in the source
  support colors in more places
  color icons in toolbars if needed
  consider icon colors in the main action buttons
  start for an "icon" grouped property


  Revert "Detach before setting the d pointer" (bug 386156)
  do not install development tool to aggregate desktop files
  [knewstuff] Do not leak ImageLoader on error

KPackage Framework

  Properly do strings in the kpackage framework
  Don't try to generate metadata.json if there's no metadata.desktop
  fix kpluginindex caching
  Improve error output


  Fix VI-Mode buffer commands
  prevent accidental zooming


  Port from QDom to QXmlStreamReader
  Use https for downloading currency exchange rates


  Expose wl_display_set_global_filter as a virtual method
  Fix kwayland-testXdgShellV6
  Add support for zwp_idle_inhibit_manager_v1 (bug 385956)
  [server] Support inhibiting the IdleInterface


  Avoid inconsistent passworddialog
  Set enable_blur_behind hint on demand
  KPageListView: Update width on font change


  [KWindowEffectsPrivateX11] Add reserve() call


  Fix translation of toolbar name when it has i18n context

Plasma Framework

  The #warning directive is not universal and in particular is NOT supported by MSVC
  [IconItem] Use ItemSceneHasChanged rather than connect on windowChanged
  [Icon Item] Explicitly emit overlaysChanged in the setter rather than connecting to it
  [Dialog] Use KWindowSystem::isPlatformX11()
  Reduce the amount of spurious property changes on ColorScope
  [Icon Item] Emit validChanged only if it actually changed
  Suppress unnecessary scroll indicators if the flickable is a ListView with known orientation
  [AppletInterface] Emit change signals for configurationRequired and -Reason
  Use setSize() instead of setProperty width and height
  Fixed an issue where PlasmaComponents Menu would appear with broken corners (bug 381799)
  Fixed an issue where context menus would appear with broken corners (bug 381799)
  API docs: add deprecation notice found in the git log
  Synchronize the component with the one in Kirigami
  Search all KF5 components as such instead as separate frameworks
  Reduce spurious signal emissions (bug 382233)
  Add signals indicating if a screen was added or removed
  install Switch stuff
  Don't rely in includes of includes
  Optimize SortFilterModel role names
  Remove DataModel::roleNameToId


  Add Aztec code generator


  determine QQC2 version at build time (bug 386289)
  by default, keep the background invisible
  add a background in ScrollView


  Faster UDevManager::devicesFromQuery


  Make it possible to crosscompile sonnet

Syntax Highlighting

  Add PKGUILD to bash syntax
  JavaScript: include standard mime types
  debchangelog: add Bionic Beaver
  Update SQL (Oracle) syntax file (bug 386221)
  SQL: move detecting comments before operators
  crk.xml: added <?xml> header line

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