KDE Frameworks 5.82.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat May 8 13:30:51 BST 2021

08th May 2021. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.82.0.

KDE Frameworks are 83 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


  Fix baloo_file autostart with systemd
  Move baloo_file, baloo_file_extractor to libexec
  Properly shutdown extractor process
  Port extractorprocess to WorkerPipe/ControllerPipe helper classes (bug 435521)
  [XAttrIndexer] Avoid unnecessary reindexing on XAttr changes
  Cleanup/extend mimetypes for Archive document type
  Mark Kindle mobipocket variant as type Document
  Mark various comicbook variants as "Document"
  Do not crash when a dir is move/delete is detected by kinotify (bug 435143)
  When adding a folder to configuration, normalize the path semantically (bug 434919)
  Expose IndexerState enum to QML
  [DocumentUrlDB] Remove bogus child sanity check

Breeze Icons

  New Sidebar Show/Hide Icons
  Revert "Added branches with leaves to Kmymoney icon"
  Add financial-budget icon
  Don't attempt to validate icons when cross-compiling

Extra CMake Modules

  ECMGenerateExportHeader: add macros for enumerator deprecation warning
  Fix static Windows builds by not setting /NODEFAULTLIB:libcmt /DEFAULTLIB:msvcrt
  Fix installation of qm files from po files in the build directory
  Document the advanced APK packaging options
  Add a way to pass additional arguments to androiddeployqt


  Fix cmake detection for tar+zstd
  Implement KZstdFilter


  Don't export UTC timezone as TZID=UTC


  [KCModuleProxy] Refactor loadModule() for simplicity
  Remove ComponentsDialog class, not used anywhere
  Deprecate unused KSettingsWidgetAdaptor class


  Make the docs state that KConfig::reparseConfiguration() calls sync() if needed
  Use new version-controlled enumerator deprecation warning macros
  Deprecate KDesktopFile::readDevice()


  Use new version-controlled enumerator deprecation warning macros
  Un-overload KConfigDialogManager::settingsChanged() signals


  Call ki18n_install() unconditionally


  KPluginMetaData::instanciate to print the error when it fails
  Call ecm_install_po_files_as_qm() unconditionally
  Add SMB2 and CIFS magic numbers
  KFuzzyMatcher update


  Remove obsolete license file
  Relicense file to LGPL-2.0-or-later


  Add the ContextualHelpButton from some kcms in this import
  [GridDelegate] Show inline controls for active item too
  Make GridView KCMs handle keyboard focus in an accessible manner


  Use new version-controlled enumerator deprecation warning macros


  Use kstart5 to start the processes, when available
  Remove duplicated code to start a process
  Prevent kglobalaccel5 getting activated on non-Plasma systems (bug 430691)
  [runtime] Avoid service restarts when the X connection is unexpectedly removed

KDE GUI Addons

  Port from deprecated QFontMetrics::charWidth() to horizontalAdvance()
  Add KIconUtils::addOverlays() overload to replace KDE::icon()

KHolidays #

  add holidays for srilanka in sinhala
  Replace moon phase calculation code


  Remove usage of the register keyword
  Let gperf generate C++ code


  Use deprecation macros for KIconLoader::alphaBlending()
  Use new version-controlled enumerator deprecation warning macro
  Deprecate KIconLoader::Panel in KF6


  Support building with OpenEXR 3
  xcf: fix new[]/delete mismatch, as detected by ASAN
  ani: convert +1 to -1 so we don't do a potential integer overflow


  kcm/webshortcuts: Show icons for web providers
  KShortUriFilter: Use https:// instead of http:// as default protocol
  KFilePlacesView: Make icon palette match the widget palette
  Use new version-controlled enumerator deprecation warning macros
  Deprecate KFileItemActions::preferredOpenWithAction
  Port KFileItemActions insertOpenWithActionsTo away from trader constraints
  Always compile dataprotocol ioslave to be run "in-process on the client side"
  KFileItemActions: Deprecate desktop file plugin loading of KFileItemActions
  Proxy KCM: Show a warning when a KIO-specific setting is selected
  Don't forward declaration when we already include files
  Make the openOrExecute dialog modal (bug 430396)
  ChmodJob: port to AskUserActionInterface
  Deprecate the remnants of FSDevice-related code
  Use QStyle::PixelMetric() instead of hardcoding the window frame width
  kfileitemactions: Keep KAbstractFileItemActionPlugin reusable during lifetime of object
  Add error signal to KAbstractFileItemActionPlugin
  Remove KDevicePropsPlugin from KPropertiesDialog
  KDirOperator: show the progress bar above the horizontal scrollbar (bug 194017)
  kio_trash: replace KDiskFreeSpaceInfo with QStorageInfo
  FileProtocol: port from KDiskFreeSpaceInfo to QStorageInfo
  When changing requestMimeTypeWhileListing to on, clear cached items
  Add an option to allow slaves to determine mime type when using KIO::listDir
  CommandLauncherJob: add setProcessEnvironment(QProcessEnvironment)
  OpenUrlJob: don't execute .exe files (via WINE) if running executables is forbidden
  Fix assert in the kioslave executable when putting a slave on hold
  When comparing KFilItem's, also compare user and group
  KPropertiesDialog: call abortApplying() in all plugins where needed
  Core/Gui split for KUriFilterPlugin
  Simplify User-Agent code to remove KService/KParts dependency
  [KFilePlacesItem] Avoid calling KMountPoint::findByPath()
  Fix memory leak in kpasswdserver, caught by ASAN
  Add KCoreDirLister::jobError signal
  Add error handling to CommandLauncherJob


  SearchField: Stop timer if the user accepted manually
  Icon: make sure we don't call a nullptr reply (bug 423183)
  [org.kde.desktop/Units] Use FontMetrics for fontMetrics
  Add KDE Store avatar and profile links to AboutPage
  Fix broken static build
  Static builds: Let qmlimportscanner find kirigami
  [OverlaySheet] Fix click to close (bug 435523)
  [BasicListItem] Don't unconditionally apply leading and trailing padding (bug 435784)
  Fix PageRow.replace() when PageRow is empty
  Fix deployment of static builds on Android
  Embrace the usage of categorised debugging methods
  [ListSectionHeader] Unset deprecated supportsMouseEvents: property
  [ListSectionHeader] use named Kirigami import
  controls/SizeGroup: shield against nullptr qmlContext (bug 435593)
  Fix richTextLabel for the initial value of CJK style label
  Switch some arbitrary numbers to the humanMoment unit
  Add a note about humanMoment not being for animation durations
  ColumnView: do not enable animation in setCurrentIndex
  Do not force active focus in ColumnView::replaceItem()
  Rewrite columnView::replaceItem()
  PageRow: use columnView.replaceItem()
  PageRow: split pagesLogic.initAndInsertPage into several functions
  Implement ColumnView::replaceItem
  Revert "disable animations during replace"
  Fixes restoremode for binding
  Only send one accepted signal when activating the clear action


  KUiServerV2JobTracker: Send initial job state along


  Remove usage of register keyword


  Deprecate quickengine changedEntries & related methods
  Do not show error when installation is canceled (bug 436355)
  NewStuff Dialog: Forward entryEvent signal
  NewStuff Button: Forward entryEvent signal
  Make QML GHNS dialog a tiny bit wider (bug 435547)
  ensure .desktop files are executable


  Allow to build KNotifications without QtWidgets on Android
  Remove the taskbar and external process backends on Android
  Don't install the notification plugin servicetype file on Android

KPackage Framework

  Remove kpluginindex.json caching


  Deprecate Part::iconLoader
  Use new version-controlled enumerator deprecation warning macros


  Make DBus dependency on Windows and Mac optional


  Trigger dataChanged when a Chart's colorSource's data changes
  Fix LegendModel requesting not exising items from sources
  Correctly signal that ShortNameChanged when updating
  Drop item creation from Legend and rename it to LegendLayout
  Rework LegendDelegate to be a Control
  Add a Logging item for easier deprecation messages in QML
  Add preferredWidth to LegendAttached
  Use decorations.Legend as central item for Controls Legend
  Add a Legend item to decorations
  Add a dataChanged signal to Chart
  Convert AxisLabels to use ItemBuilder
  Introduce ItemBuilder as a generic C++ Repeater equivalent


  Allow runners to prevent duplicate results (bug 406292)
  RunnerManager: Do not set the enabledCategories by default
  querymatch: Add property to display text as multiline string (bug 395376)
  runnermanager: Deprecate singleModeAdvertisedRunnerIds and runnerName
  runnermanager: Allow loading runners in single runner mode if they are disabled (bug 435050)
  RunnerManager: Deprecate single runner mode related methods
  Allow single runners to be specified only using the launchQuery overload
  dbus runner: Fix interface definition (bug 433549)
  runnermanager: Remove logic for deferred runs
  querymatch: Deprecate unused getter & setter for mimeType


  Deprecate KMimeTypeTrader
  Deprecate KPluginTrader
  Properly deprecate some KToolInvocation methods
  Include X-KDE-Wayland-VirtualKeyboard


  Fix memory leaks
  Make KTextWidgets dependency explicit
  Fix dragging when folding stuff is around (bug 435500)
  When there is no selection, disable selection-only search
  Use a MovingRange for remembering the selection search range
  Fix incremental selection-only search (bug 327408)
  Attempt fix crash on dragging (bug 435500)
  Always do resizing and limit width to 1/2 of screen
  Make argumentHintTree border less bright and more like Kate::LSPTooltip
  Make completionWidget border less bright and more like Kate::LSPTooltip
  fix memory corruption on 'Close the file, discard..' (bug 433180)


  Add VRR to output device and management
  Use new version-controlled enumerator deprecation warning macros
  Add support for overscan
  Bump plasma-wayland-protocols dependency to 1.2.1
  Bump required PlasmaWaylandProtocols


  KPageDialog: document automagical connections
  Enable Unicode support in QRegularExpression where needed
  Remove pointless tooltip for yes and no KStandardGuiItems (bug 424658)
  KPageDialog: make it clearer that a button box is added by default


  Deprecate present windows and highlight windows apis
  Deprecate WId-based effects API
  Use new version-controlled enumerator deprecation warning macros
  Deprecate KWindowEffects::windowSizes


  Fix initial window size calculations
  Don't build with KGlobalAccel on Windows, Mac, and Android


  Port ModemManagerQt away from QMap::unite

Plasma Framework

  Add up to 5 event indicators to the DayDelegate
  Port Plasma::Dialog to QWindow-based effects API
  Fix PC3.GroupBox.color
  ContainmentInterface: Set transient parent of submenues (bug 417378)
  Make the size of the task manager margins as big as the panel ones (bug 434324)
  Redesign the Plasma Calendar applet
  [Wayland] Ensure pinned popup end up on the panel layer (bug 400317)
  [ExpandableListItem] Fix determination of the number of list items
  Fix month and year not getting updated after reseting date to today
  Fix PC3 TabButton alignment
  Port to singleton Theme
  Fix elide of TabButtons (bug 434945)
  [widgets/listitem] Increase left/right margins to match top/bottom margins


  FileItemActions: Use new signal to display errors


  Draw icon in QQStyleItem (bug 433433)
  [CheckBox] Rewrite to be nearly identical to RadioButton (bug 435934)
  [RadioButton] Correct typo
  Keep context menu above other popups, use dismiss() (bug 428631)


  Do not search for DBus on Windows & Mac


  Fix assert when bringing up the contextmenu after starting a compose seyquence

Syntax Highlighting

  debchangelog: add Impish Indri
  remove text/plain from Godot
  systemd unit: merge some RegExpr rules
  systemd unit: increase version number
  systemd unit: update to systemd v248
  add support for Godot's gd-scripts
  Bash/Zsh: (#5) fix SubShell context that starts as an arithmetic evaluation ; add regions for all SubShell
  Doxygen: fix Word style when the word is at the end of line

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