KDE Frameworks 5.55.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Feb 9 13:05:12 GMT 2019

09th February 2019. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.55.0.

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.


  [tags_kio] Disable access with a double slashed url, i.e. "tags://" (bug 400594)
  Instantiate QApplication before KCrash/KCatalog
  Ignore all non-storage deviceAdded signals from Solid
  Remove Qt 5.10 checks now that we require it as min version

Breeze Icons

  Add Cursors KCM icon
  Add and rename some YaST icons and symlinks
  Improve the Notfication Bell Icon by using the KAlarm design (bug 400570)
  Add yast-upgrade
  Improve weather-storm-* icons (bug 403830)
  Add font-otf symlinks, just like the font-ttf symlinks
  Add proper edit-delete-shred icons (bug 109241)
  Add trim margins and trim to selection icons (bug 401489)
  Delete edit-delete-shred symlinks in preparation for replacing them with real icons
  Rename Activities KCM icon
  Add Activities KCM icon
  Add Virtual Desktops KCM icon
  Add icons for Touch Screen and Screen Edge KCMs
  Fix file sharing preference related icon names
  Add a preferences-desktop-effects icon
  Add a Plasma Theme Preferences Icon
  Improve contrast of preferences-system-time (bug 390800)
  Add a new preferences-desktop-theme-global icon
  Add tools icon
  document-new icon follow ColorScheme-Text
  Add a preferences-system-splash icon for the Splash Screen KCM
  Include applets/22
  Add Kotlin (.kt) mimetype icons
  Improve the preferences-desktop-cryptography icon
  Fill lock in preferences-desktop-user-password
  Consistently fill the lock in the encrypted icon
  Use a Kile Icon that is similar to the original

Extra CMake Modules

  FindGperf: in ecm_gperf_generate set SKIP_AUTOMOC for generated file
  Move -Wsuggest-override -Wlogical-op to regular compiler settings
  Fix python binding generation for classes with deleted copy constructors
  Fix qmake module generation for Qt 5.12.1
  Use more https in links
  API dox: add missing entries for some find-modules & modules
  FindGperf: improve api dox: mark-up usage example
  ECMGenerateQmlTypes: fix api dox: title needs more --- markup
  ECMQMLModules: fix api dox: title match module name, add missing "Since"
  FindInotify: fix api dox .rst tag, add missing "Since"


  fix for macOS


  Save two KFilterDev::compressionTypeForMimeType calls


  Remove support for passing gui QVariants to KAuth helpers


  Build without D-Bus on Android


  [kcmutils] Add ellipsis to search labels in KPluginSelector


  nsSJISProber::HandleData: Don't crash if aLen is 0


  kconfig_compiler: delete the assignment operator and copy constructor


  Build without KAuth and D-Bus on Android
  Add KLanguageName


  Comment why changing the ptracer is required
  [KCrash] Establish socket to allow change of ptracer


  [KCM Controls GridView] Add remove animation

KDELibs 4 Support

  Fix some country flags to use all the pixmap


  handle wrong password when using sudo which asks for another password (bug 389049)


  exiv2extractor: add support for bmp, gif, webp, tga
  Fix failing test of exiv gps data
  Test empty and zero gps data
  add support for more mimetypes to taglibwriter

KHolidays #

  holidays/plan2/holiday_ua_uk - updated for 2019


  Add JSON metadata to khtmlpart plugin binary


  Build without D-Bus on Android


  xcf: Fix fix for opacity being out of bounds
  Uncomment the qdebug includes
  tga: Fix Use-of-uninitialized-value on broken files
  max opacity is 255
  xcf: Fix assert in files with two PROP_COLORMAP
  ras: Fix assert because of ColorMapLength being too big
  pcx: Fix crash on fuzzed file
  xcf: Implement robustness for when PROP_APPLY_MASK is not on the file
  xcf: loadHierarchy: Obey the layer.type and not the bpp
  tga: Don't support more than 8 alpha bits
  ras: Return false if allocating the image failed
  rgb: Fix integer overflow in fuzzed file
  rgb: Fix Heap-buffer-overflow in fuzzed file
  psd: Fix crash on fuzzed file
  xcf: Initialize x/y_offset
  rgb: Fix crash in fuzzed image
  pcx: Fix crash on fuzzed image
  rgb: fix crash in fuzzed file
  xcf: initialize layer mode
  xcf: initialize layer opacity
  xcf: set buffer to 0 if read less data that expected
  bzero -> memset
  Fix various OOB reads and writes in kimg_tga and kimg_xcf
  pic: resize header id back if didn't read 4 bytes as expected
  xcf: bzero buffer if read less data than expected
  xcf: Only call setDotsPerMeterX/Y if PROP_RESOLUTION is found
  xcf: initialize num_colors
  xcf: Initialize layer visible property
  xcf: Don't cast int to enum that can't hold that int value
  xcf: Do not overflow int on the setDotsPerMeterX/Y call


  KLauncher: handle processes exiting without error (bug 389678)


  Improve keyboard controls of the checksum widget
  Add helper function to disable redirections (useful for kde-open)
  Revert "Refactor SlaveInterface::calcSpeed" (bug 402665)
  Don't set CMake policy CMP0028 to old. We don't have targets with :: unless they are imported..
  [kio] Add ellipsis to search label in Cookies section
  [KNewFileMenu] Don't emit fileCreated when creating a directory (bug 403100)
  Use (and suggest using) the nicer K_PLUGIN_CLASS_WITH_JSON
  avoid blocking kio_http_cache_cleaner and ensure exit with session (bug 367575)
  Fix failing knewfilemenu test and underlying reason for its failure


  raise only colored buttons (bug 403807)
  fix height
  same margins sizing policy as the other list items
  === operators
  support for the concept of expandible items
  don't clear when replacing all the pages
  horizontal padding is double than vertical
  take padding into account to compute size hints
  [kirigami] Do not use light font styles for headings (2/3) (bug 402730)
  Unbreak the AboutPage layout on smaller devices
  stopatBounds for breadcrumb flickable


  [kitemviews] Change the search in Desktop Behavior/Activities to more in line with other search labels


  Set SKIP_AUTOMOC for some generated files, to deal with CMP0071


  Fix semantics for ghns_exclude (bug 402888)


  Fix memory leak when passing icon data to Java
  Remove the AndroidX support library dependency
  Add Android notification channel support
  Make notifications work on Android with API level < 23
  Move the Android API level checks to runtime
  Remove unused forward declaration
  Rebuild AAR when Java sources change
  Build the Java side with Gradle, as AAR instead of JAR
  Don't rely on the Plasma workspace integration on Android
  Search for notfication event configuration in qrc resources

KPackage Framework

  Make translations work


  Fix struct/class mismatch


  Remove explicit use of ECM_KDE_MODULE_DIR, is part of ECM_MODULE_PATH


  Build without D-Bus on Android
  Suggest people to use K_PLUGIN_CLASS_WITH_JSON


  Qt 5.12.0 has issues in the regex implementation in QJSEngine, indenters might behave incorrectly, Qt 5.12.1 will have a fix
  KateSpellCheckDialog: Remove action "Spellcheck Selection"
  Update JavaScript library underscore.js to version 1.9.1
  Fix bug 403422: Allow changing the marker size again (bug 403422)
  SearchBar: Add Cancel button to stop long running tasks (bug 244424)
  Remove explicit use of ECM_KDE_MODULE_DIR, is part of ECM_MODULE_PATH
  Review KateGotoBar
  ViewInternal: Fix 'Go to matching bracket' in override mode (bug 402594)
  Use HTTPS, if available, in links visible to users
  Review KateStatusBar
  ViewConfig: Add option to paste at cursor position by mouse (bug 363492)


  [server] Generate correct touch ids
  Make XdgTest spec compliant
  Add option to use wl_display_add_socket_auto
  [server] Send initial org_kde_plasma_virtual_desktop_management.rows
  Add rows info to the plasma virtual desktop protocol
  [client] Wrap wl_shell_surface_set_{class,title}
  Guard resource deletion in OuptutConfiguration::sendApplied


  [KWidgetsAddons] Do not use light font styles for headings (3/3) (bug 402730)


  Build without D-Bus on Android
  Make KCheckAccelerators less invasive for apps that don't directly link to KXmlGui


  Fix QVariantMapList operator >> implementation

Plasma Framework

  [Wallpaper templates] Add missing Comment= entry to desktop file
  Share Plasma::Theme instances between multiple ColorScope
  Make the clock svg's shadows more logically correct and visually appropriate (bug 396612)
  [frameworks] Do not use light font styles for headings (1/3) (bug 402730)
  [Dialog] Don't alter mainItem's visibility
  Reset parentItem when mainItem changes




  Fix combobox initial sizing (bug 403736)
  Set combobox popups to be modal (bug 403403)
  partly revert 4f00b0cabc1230fdf
  Word-wrap long tooltips (bug 396385)
  ComboBox: fix default delegate
  Fake mousehover whilst combobox is open
  Set CombooBox QStyleOptionState == On rather than Sunken to match qwidgets (bug 403153)
  Fix ComboBox
  Always draw the tooltip on top of everything else
  Support a tooltip on a MouseArea
  do not force text display for ToolButton


  Build without D-Bus on Android


  Don't call this code if we have only space

Syntax Highlighting

  Fix end of folding region in rules with lookAhead=true
  AsciiDoc: Fix highlighting of include directive
  Add AsciiDoc support
  Fixed Bug Which Caused Infinite Loop While Highlighting Kconfig Files
  check for endless context switches
  Ruby: fix RegExp after ": " and fix/improve detection of HEREDOC (bug 358273)
  Haskell: Make = a special symbol

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