KDE Frameworks 5.59.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Jun 8 10:02:06 BST 2019

08th June 2019. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.59.0.

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.


  Don't try to index SQL database dumps
  Exclude .gcode and virtual machine files from indexing consideration


  Add Bluez API to DBus XML parser/generator

Breeze Icons

  gcompris-qt too
  Make falkon icon a real SVG
  add missing icons from the apps, to be redone https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=407527
  add icon for kfourinline from app, needs updating too
  add kigo icon https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=407527
  add kwave icon from kwave, to be redone in breeze style
  Symlink arrow-*-double to go-*-skip, add 24px go-*-skip
  Change input-* device icon styles, add 16px icons
  Add dark version of new Knights icon which escaped from my previous commit
  Create new icon for Knights based on Anjuta's icon (bug 407527)
  add icons for apps which miss them in breeze, these should be updated to be more breezy but they are needed for the new kde.org/applications for now
  kxstitch icon from kde:kxstitch, to be updated
  don't glob everything and the kitchen sink
  make sure to also assert ScaledDirectories

Extra CMake Modules

  Create specific directory for Qt logging categories file
  Don't enable QT_STRICT_ITERATORS on Windows

Framework Integration

  ensure to search also in the legacy location
  search in the new location for knsrc files


  Test reading and seeking in KCompressionDevice
  KCompressionDevice: Remove bIgnoreData
  KAr: fix out-of-bounds read (on invalid input) by porting to QByteArray
  KAr: fix parsing of long filenames with Qt-5.10
  KAr: the permissions are in octal, not decimal
  KAr::openArchive: Also check ar_longnamesIndex is not < 0
  KAr::openArchive: Fix invalid memory access on broken files
  KAr::openArchive: Protect against Heap-buffer-overflow in broken files
  KTar::KTarPrivate::readLonglink: Fix crash in malformed files


  Don't hardcode dbus policy install dir


  Use locale currency for donate icon


  Fix compilation for python bindings (bug 407306)
  Add GetProcessList for retrieving the list of currently active processes


  Fix qmldir files

KDELibs 4 Support

  Remove QApplication::setColorSpec (empty method)


  Show 3 significant figures when displaying doubles (bug 343273)


  Manipulate bytes instead of characters
  Fix kioslave executables never exiting, when setting KDE_FORK_SLAVES
  Fix desktop link to file or directory (bug 357171)
  Test current filter before setting a new one (bug 407642)
  [kioslave/file] Add a codec for legacy filenames (bug 165044)
  Rely upon QSysInfo to retrieve the system details
  Add Documents to the default list of Places
  kioslave: preserve argv[0], to fix applicationDirPath() on non-Linux
  Allow to drop one file or one folder on KDirOperator (bug 45154)
  Truncate long filname before creating a link (bug 342247)


  [ActionTextField] Make QML tooltip consistent
  base on height for items that should have a top padding (bug 405614)
  Performance: compress color changes without a QTimer
  [FormLayout] Use even top and bottom spacing for separator (bug 405614)
  ScrollablePage: Make sure the scrolled view gets the focus when it's set (bug 389510)
  Improve keyboard-only usage of the toolbar (bug 403711)
  make the recycler a FocusScope


  Handle apps which set the desktopFileName property with filename suffix


  Fix assert (hash != 0) sometimes when a file is deleted by another process
  Fix another assert when the file disappears under us: ASSERT: "ctime != 0"


  Don't delete entire previous line by backspace in pos 0 (bug 408016)
  Use native dialog overwrite check
  Add action to reset font size
  show static word wrap marker always if requested
  Ensure highlighted range begin/end marker after unfold
  Fix: don't reset Highlight when saving some files (bug 407763)
  Auto indentation: Use std::vector instead of QList
  Fix: Use default indentation mode for new files (bug 375502)
  remove duplicated assignment
  honor auto-bracket setting for balance check
  improve invalid character check on loading (bug 406571)
  New menu of syntax highlighting in the status bar
  Avoid infinite loop in "Toggle Contained Nodes" action


  Allow compositors to send discrete axis values (bug 404152)
  Implement set_window_geometry
  Implement wl_surface::damage_buffer


  KNewPasswordDialog: add periods to message widgets


  Don't fetch device statistics upon construction

Plasma Framework

  Make Breeze Light/Dark use more system colors
  Export SortFilterModel sort column to QML
  plasmacore: fix qmldir, ToolTip.qml no longer part of module
  signal availableScreenRectChanged for all applets
  Use simply configure_file to generate the plasmacomponents3 files
  Update *.qmltypes to current API of QML modules
  FrameSvg: also clear mask cache on clearCache()
  FrameSvg: make hasElementPrefix() also handle prefix with trailing -
  FrameSvgPrivate::generateBackground: generate background also if reqp != p
  FrameSvgItem: emit maskChanged also from geometryChanged()
  FrameSvg: prevent crash when calling mask() with no frame yet created
  FrameSvgItem: emit maskChanged always from doUpdate()
  API dox: note for FrameSvg::prefix()/actualPrefix() the trailing '-'
  API dox: point to Plasma5 versions on techbase if avail
  FrameSvg: l & r borders or t & b don't need to have same height resp. width


  [JobDialog] Also signal cancellation when window is closed by the user
  Report cancelling a configuration as finished with an error (bug 407356)


  Remove DefaultListItemBackground and MenuItem animation
  [QQC2 Slider Style] Fix wrong handle positioning when initial value is 1 (bug 405471)
  ScrollBar: Make it work as a horizontal scroll bar as well (bug 390351)


  Refactor the way device backends are built and registered
  [Fstab] Use folder-decrypted icon for encrypting fuse mounts

Syntax Highlighting

  YAML: only comments after spaces and other improvements/fixes (bug 407060)
  Markdown: use includeAttrib in code blocks
  fix highlighting of '\0' in C mode
  Tcsh: fix operators and keywords
  Add syntax definition for the Common Intermediate Language
  SyntaxHighlighter: Fix foreground color for text without special highlighting (bug 406816)
  Add example app for printing highlighted text to pdf
  Markdown: Use color with higher contrast for lists (bug 405824)
  Remove .conf extension from "INI Files" hl, to determine the highlighter using MIME type (bug 400290)
  Perl: fix the // operator (bug 407327)
  fix casing of UInt* types in Julia hl (bug 407611)

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