KDE Frameworks 5.36.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Jul 8 12:40:31 BST 2017

08th July 2017. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.36.0.

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: Option to build & install QCH file with the public API dox


  Use FindInotify.cmake to decide wheter inotify is available

Breeze Icons

  Do not depend on bash uncessarily, and do not validate icons by default

Extra CMake Modules

  FindQHelpGenerator: avoid picking up Qt4 version
  ECMAddQch: fail hard if needed tools are not present, to avoid surprises
  Drop perl as dep for ecm_add_qch, not needed/used
  Scan the whole install folder for qml dependencies
  New: ECMAddQch, for generating qch & doxygen tag files
  Fix KDEInstallDirsTest.relative_or_absolute_usr, avoid Qt paths being used


  Check error status after every PolKitAuthority usage


  Emit errors when keditbookmarks is missing (bug 303830)


  Fix for CMake 3.9


  Use FindInotify.cmake to decide wheter inotify is available


  KKeySequenceItem: make it possible to record Ctrl+Num+1 as a shortcut
  Start drag with press and hold on touch events (bug 368698)
  Don't rely on QQuickWindow delivering QEvent::Ungrab as mouseUngrabEvent (as it no longer does in Qt 5.8+) (bug 380354)

KDELibs 4 Support

  Search for KEmoticons, which is a dependency per the CMake config.cmake.in (bug 381839)


  Add an extractor using qtmultimedia


  Make sure that the tsfiles target is generated


  More details about deploying icon themes on Mac & MSWin
  Change panel icon size default to 48


  [KNewFileMenu] Hide "Link To Device" menu if it would be empty (bug 381479)
  Use KIO::rename instead of KIO::moveAs in setData (bug 380898)
  Fix drop menu position on Wayland
  KUrlRequester: Set NOTIFY signal to textChanged() for text property
  [KOpenWithDialog] HTML-escape file name
  KCoreDirLister::cachedItemForUrl: don't create the cache if it didn't exist
  Use "data" as filename when copying data urls (bug 379093)


  Fix incorrect error detection for missing knsrc files
  Expose and use Engine's page size variable
  Make it possible to use QXmlStreamReader to read a KNS registry file

KPackage Framework

  Added kpackage-genericqml.desktop


  Fix cpu usage spiking after showing vi command bar (bug 376504)
  Fix jumpy scrollbar-dragging when mini-map is enabled
  Jump to the clicked scrollbar position when minim-map is enabled (bug 368589)


  Update kcharselect-data to Unicode 10.0


  KKeySequenceWidget: make it possible to record Ctrl+Num+1 as a shortcut (bug 183458)
  Revert "When building menu hyerarchies, parent menus to their containers"
  Revert "use transientparent directly"


  WiredSetting: wake on lan properties were backported to NM 1.0.6
  WiredSetting: metered property was backported to NM 1.0.6
  Add new properties to many settings classes
  Device: add device statistics
  Add IpTunnel device
  WiredDevice: add information about required NM version for s390SubChannels property
  TeamDevice: add new config property (since NM 1.4.0)
  Wired device: add s390SubChannels property
  Update introspections (NM 1.8.0)

Plasma Framework

  Make sure size is final after showEvent
  Fix vlc tray icon margins and color scheme
  Set Containments to have focus within the view (bug 381124)
  generate the old key before updating enabledborders (bug 378508)
  show show password button also if empty text (bug 378277)
  Emit usedPrefixChanged when prefix is empty


  cmake: build udisks2 backend on FreeBSD only when enabled

Syntax Highlighting

  Highlight .julius files as JavaScript
  Haskell: Add all language pragmas as keywords
  CMake: OR/AND not highlighted after expr in () (bug 360656)
  Makefile: Remove invalid keyword entries in makefile.xml
  indexer: Improve error reporting
  HTML syntax file version update
  Angular modifiers in HTML attributes added
  Update test reference data following the changes of the previous commit
  Bug 376979 - angle brackets in doxygen comments break syntax highlighting


  Work-around MSVC2017 compiler bug

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Working on KDE Frameworks 5

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