KDE Frameworks 5.30.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Jan 14 11:40:24 GMT 2017

14th January 2017. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.30.0.

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.

Breeze Icons

  add Haguichi icons from Stephen Brandt (thanks)
  finalize calligra icon support
  add cups icon thanks colin (bug 373126)
  update kalarm icon (bug 362631)
  add krfb app icon (bug 373362)
  add r mimetype support (bug 371811)
  and more

Extra CMake Modules

  appstreamtest: handle non-installed programs
  Enable colored warnings in ninja's output
  Fix missing :: in API docs to trigger code styling
  Ignore host libs/includes/cmakeconfig files in Android toolchain
  Document usage of gnustl_shared with Android toolchain
  Never use -Wl,--no-undefined on Mac (APPLE)

Framework Integration

  Improve KPackage KNSHandler
  Search for the more precise required version of AppstreamQt
  Add KNewStuff support for KPackage


  Make compile with -fno-operator-names
  Do not fetch more linked resources when one of them goes away
  Added model role to retrieve the list of linked activities for a resource

KDE Doxygen Tools

  add Android to the list of available platforms
  include ObjC++ source files


  Generate an instance with KSharedConfig::Ptr for singleton and arg
  kconfig_compiler: Use nullptr in generated code


  Hide the "Show Menu Bar" action if all the menubars are native
  KConfigDialogManager: drop kdelibs3 classes


  Return stringlist/boolean types in KPluginMetaData::value
  DesktopFileParser: Honor ServiceTypes field


  Add python bindings for KDBusAddons


  Introduce org.kde.kconfig QML import with KAuthorized


  kdoctools_install: match the full path for the program (bug 374435)


  [runtime] Introduce a KGLOBALACCEL_TEST_MODE env variable

KDE GUI Addons

  Add Python bindings for KGuiAddons


  Set plugin data so that the the Embeddable Image Viewer works


  Inform QIconLoader also when the desktop icon theme is changed (bug 365363)


  Take X-KDE-RunOnDiscreteGpu property into account when starting app using 


  KIO::iconNameForUrl will now return special icons for xdg locations like the 
user's Pictures folder
  ForwardingSlaveBase: fix passing of Overwrite flag to kio_desktop (bug 360487)
  Improve and export KPasswdServerClient class, the client API for 
  [KPropertiesDialog] Kill "Place in system tray" option
  [KPropertiesDialog] Don't change "Name" of "Link" .desktop files if file name 
is read-only
  [KFileWidget] Use urlFromString instead of QUrl(QString) in setSelection 
(bug 369216)
  Add option to run an app on a discrete graphics card to KPropertiesDialog
  terminate DropJob properly after dropping to an executable
  Fix logging category usage on Windows
  DropJob: emit started copy job after creation
  Add support for calling suspend() on a CopyJob before it gets started
  Add support for suspending jobs immediately, at least for SimpleJob and 


  Update proxies for recently realised class of bugs (layoutChanged handling)
  Make it possible for KConcatenateRowsProxyModel to work in QML
  KExtraColumnsProxyModel: Persist model indexes after emitting layoutChange, 
not before
  Fix assert (in beginRemoveRows) when deselecting an empty child of a 
selected child in korganizer


  Don't focus progress windows (bug 333934)


  [GHNS Button] Hide when KIOSK restriction applies
  Fix set up of the ::Engine when created with an absolute config file path


  Add a manual test for Unity launchers
  [KNotificationRestrictions] Let user can specify restriction reason string

KPackage Framework

  [PackageLoader] Don't access invalid KPluginMetadata (bug 374541)
  fix description for option -t in man page
  Improve error message
  Fix the help message for --type
  Improve installation process of KPackage bundles
  Install a kpackage-generic.desktop file
  Exclude qmlc files from installation
  Don't list separately plasmoids from metadata.desktop and .json
  Additional fix for packages with different types but same ids
  Fix cmake failure when two packages with different type have same id


  Call the new checkAmbiguousShortcuts() from MainWindow::createShellGUI


  KSycoca: don't follow symlink to directories, it creates a risk of recursion


  Fix: Forward dragging text results in wrong selection (bug 374163)

KWallet Framework

  Specify minimum required GpgME++ version 1.7.0
  Revert "If Gpgmepp is not found, try to use KF5Gpgmepp"


  Add python bindings
  Add KToolTipWidget, a tooltip that contains another widget
  Fix KDateComboBox checks for valid entered dates
  KMessageWidget: use darker red color when type is Error (bug 357210)


  Warn on startup about ambiguous shortcuts (with an exception for Shift
  MSWin and Mac have similar autosave windowsize behaviour
  Display application version in about dialog header (bug 372367)

Oxygen Icons

  sync with breeze icons

Plasma Framework

  Fix the renderType properties for various components
  [ToolTipDialog] Use KWindowSystem::isPlatformX11() which is cached
  [Icon Item] Fix updating implicit size when icon sizes change
  [Dialog] Use setPosition / setSize instead of setting everything 
  [Units] Make iconSizes property constant
  There is now a global "Units" instance reducing memory consumption and 
creation time of SVG items
  [Icon Item] Support non-square icons (bug 355592)
  search/replace old hardcoded types from plasmapkg2 (bug 374463)
  Fix X-Plasma-Drop* types (bug 374418)
  [Plasma ScrollViewStyle] Show scroll bar background only on hover
  Fix #374127 misplacement of popups from dock wins
  Deprecate Plasma::Package API in PluginLoader
  Recheck which representation we should using in setPreferredRepresentation
  [declarativeimports] Use QtRendering on phone devices
  consider an empty panel always "applets loaded" (bug 373836)
  Emit toolTipMainTextChanged if it changes in response to a title change
  [TextField] Allow disabling reveal password button through KIOSK restriction
  [AppletQuickItem] Support launch error message
  Fix logic for arrow handling in RTL locales (bug 373749)
  TextFieldStyle: Fix implicitHeight value so the text cursor is centered


  cmake: look for hunspell-1.6 as well

Syntax Highlighting

  Fix highlighting of Makefile.inc by adding priority to makefile.xml
  Highlight SCXML files as XML
  makefile.xml: many improvements, too long to list here
  python syntax: added f-literals and improved string handling

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