KDE Frameworks 5.52.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Nov 10 08:52:51 GMT 2018

10th November 2018. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.52.0.

KDE Frameworks are 79 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.


  Unbreak build with BUILD_QCH=TRUE
  Actually use fileNameTerms and xAttrTerms
  [Balooshow] Avoid out-of-bounds access when accessing corrupt db data
  [Extractor] Do not check QFile::exists for an empty url
  [Scheduler] Use flag to track when a runner is going idle
  [Extractor] Handle documents correctly where mimetype should not be indexed
  [Scheduler] Fix wrong usage of obsolete QFileInfo::created() timestamp (bug 397549)
  [Extractor] Make extractor crash resilient (bug 375131)
  Pass the FileIndexerConfig as const to the individual indexers
  [Config] Remove KDE4 config support, stop writing arbitrary config files
  [Extractor] Improve commandline debugging, forward stderr
  [Scheduler] Reuse fileinfo from FilteredDirIterator
  [Scheduler] Reuse mimetype from UnindexedFileIterator in indexer
  [Scheduler] Remove superfluous m_extractorIdle variable
  Perform checks for unindexed files and stale index entries on startup
  [balooctl] Print current state & indexing file when monitor starts (bug 364858)
  [balooctl] Monitor also for state changes
  [balooctl] Fix "index" command with already indexed, but moved file (bug 397242)


  Add Media and MediaEndpoint API header generation

Breeze Icons

  Change package manager icons to emblems
  Re-add monochrome link icon as action
  Improve emblem contrast, legibility and consistency (bug 399968)
  Support "new" mimetype for .deb files (bug 399421)

Extra CMake Modules

  ECMAddQch: help doxygen by predefining more Q_DECL_* macros
  Bindings: Support using sys paths for python install directory
  Bindings: Remove INSTALL_DIR_SUFFIX from ecm_generate_python_binding
  Add support for the fuzzer sanitizer


  support for multi pages kcms


  Add mechanism to notify other clients of config changes over DBus
  Expose getter method for KConfig::addConfigSources


  Allow KHelpCenter to open the right pages of KDE help when KHelpClient is invoked with an anchor


  KCrash: fix crash (ironic heh) when used in an app without QCoreApplication


  make push/pop part of ConfigModule API


  Remove useless "No X-KDE-DBus-ServiceName found" message


  Reference product "KF5" in widget metadata, instead of "KDE"


  API dox: add minimal docs to KDocTools namespace, so doxygen covers it
  Create a QCH file with the API dox, optionally, using ECMAddQCH
  Wait for docbookl10nhelper to be built before building our own manpages
  Use specified Perl interpreter instead of relying on PATH


  [ExtractorCollection] Use only best matching extractor plugin
  [KFileMetaData] Add extractor for generic XML and SVG
  [KFileMetaData] Add helper for XML encoded Dublin Core metadata
  implement support for reading ID3 tags from aiff and wav files
  implement more tags for asf metadata
  extract ape tags from ape and wavpack files
  provide a list of supported mimetypes for embeddedimagedata
  compare with QLatin1String and harmonize handling of all types
  Don't crash on invalid exiv2 data (bug 375131)
  epubextractor: Add property ReleaseYear
  refactor taglibextractor to functions specific for metadata type
  add wma files/asf tags as supported mimetype
  use own extractor for testing the taglibwriter
  add a string suffix to test data and use for unicode testing of taglibwriter
  remove compile time check for taglib version
  extend test coverage to all supported mimetypes for taglibextractor
  Use variable with already fetched text instead of fetching again


  Fix keyboard layout change notifications (bug 269403)

KHolidays #

  Add Bahrain Holiday File
  Make KHolidays work as static library too


  Add a QIconEnginePlugin to allow QIcon deserialization (bug 399989)
  [KIconLoader] Replace heap-allocated QImageReader with stack-allocated one
  [KIconLoader] Adjust emblem border depending on icon size
  Center icons properly if size doesn't fit (bug 396990)


  Do not try to fallback to "less secure" SSL protocols
  [KSambaShare] Trim trailing / from share path
  [kdirlistertest] Wait a little longer for the lister to finish
  Display sorry message if file is not local
  kio_help: Fix crash in QCoreApplication when accessing help:// (bug 399709)
  Avoid waiting for user actions when kwin Focus stealing prevention is high or extreme
  [KNewFileMenu] Don't open an empty QFile
  Added missing Icons to Places Panel code from KIO
  Get rid of the raw KFileItem pointers in KCoreDirListerCache
  Add 'Mount' option to context menu of unmounted device in Places
  Add a 'Properties' entry in the places panel context menu
  Fix warning "macro expansion producing 'defined' has undefined behavior"


  Fix missing items in static builds
  basic support for hidden pages
  load icons from proper icon themes
  (many other fixes)


  More useful error messages


  Fixed a crash caused by bad lifetime management of canberra-based audio notification (bug 398695)


  Fix Cancel being not handled in deprecated BrowserRun::askEmbedOrSave
  Port to undeprecated variant of KRun::runUrl
  Port KIO::Job::ui() -> KJob::uiDelegate()


  Add KWayland virtual desktop protocol
  Guard data source being deleted before processing dataoffer receive event (bug 400311)
  [server] Respect input region of sub-surfaces on pointer surface focus
  [xdgshell] Add positioner constraint adjustment flag operators


  API dox: fix "Since" note of KPageWidgetItem::isHeaderVisible
  Add a new property headerVisible


  Do not compare iterators returned from two separate returned copies


  Take 1..n KMainWindows in kRestoreMainWindows


  Add missing ipv4 setting options
  Add vxlan setting

Plasma Framework

  revert icons scaling on mobile
  Support mnemonic labels
  Remove PLASMA_NO_KIO option
  Properly look for fallback themes


  Set Dialog flag for JobDialog


  [solid-hardware5] List icon in device details
  [UDisks2] Power down drive on remove if supported (bug 270808)


  Fix breakage of language guessing


  Add missing README.md file (needed by various scripts)

Syntax Highlighting

  z/OS CLIST file syntax highlighting
  Creating new syntax highlighting file for Job Control Language (JCL)
  Remove open mode from too new Qt version
  inc version + fixup required kate version to current framework version
  keyword rule: Spport for keywords inclusion from another language/file
  No spell checking for Metamath except in comments
  CMake: Add XCode related variables and properties introduced in 3.13
  CMake: Introduce new features of upcoming 3.13 release

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