KDE Frameworks 5.84.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Jul 10 10:26:33 BST 2021

10th July 2021. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.84.0.

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


  State library license in yaml file
  Add http headers to Metadata (and set it from BaseJob)

Breeze Icons

  Icons for stickers
  Add network icons
  Add Icons for advanced trimming tools in kdenlive
  Add Qt Resource mime icon

Extra CMake Modules

  Make pre-commit hook executable
  [fastlane] Add mapping for serbian
  Set the C++17 standard starting from 5.84
  Bump the C++ standard we compile with to 17
  Override atime and ctime in tar PaxHeaders
  Add prefix.sh.fish file for fish shell

KDE Doxygen Tools

  Change sorting of product in frontpage to always include frameworks
  Add link to hig in header to be consistent with develop.kde.org header


  Assign and compare more Incidence::Private members (bug 437670)
  When sorting to-dos, treat undefined dtDues as later than defined dtDues
  Generate pkgconfig file
  Return start datetimes for non-recurring incidences (bug 410520)


  Make KPluginMetaData accessible from KCModuleProxy class
  Allow loading of KCModules using KPluginMetaData


  Add Base45 decoding


  Expose model of KColorSchemeManager
  Update API docs with respect to KXMLGuiFactor::showConfigureShortcutsDilaog()
  Deprecate KStatefulBrush::brush(const QWidget*)
  Fix tiny black rectangles with rounded corners
  Fix filtering in KCommandBar
  KRecentFilesAction: document that local file URLs in the temp dir are ignored (bug 423302)


  Add new KAboutComponent for third party libs, data, etc
  Fix incorrect HAVE_SYS_INOTIFY_H check
  kfuzzymatcher: Add matchedRanges to get ranges where matches occurred
  KPluginMetaData: Remove ServiceTypes from JSON code sample
  KPluginMetaData: Create findPluginById method which prefers file name


  Improve KDBusService error message for missing session bus


  Allow compiling against Qt configured with -no-opengl or -no-qml-debug
  [GridDelegate] Remove lightening overlay on hover (bug 438462)


  Install headers to path prefix matching the C++ namespace KDNSSD


  Hook up customizations for sq (Albanian) and de-duplicate
  Add entity for krename

KDE GUI Addons

  Relicense file to LGPL-2.0-or-later
  Add information about utilities provided by KGuiAddons
  UrlHandler: fix url concatenation when using docs.kde.org
  Support static builds

KHolidays #

  Add Bangladesh holiday
  holiday_fi_fi - adjust midsummer festival "Juhannuspäivä" (bug 438542)


  avif: Disable all strict decoder checks


  PreviewJob: take devicePixelRatio parameters as qreal
  Remove QDomDocument from davPropFind/davPropPatch
  [KFilePlacesModel] Check group visibility in closestItem
  Fix wrong include in kterminallauncherjob.h, which made it unusable from outside KIO
  KFileItem: add a new method isMostLocalUrl() that returns a struct
  Deprecate KDesktopFileActions::executeService()
  KProcessRunner: Use setStartupId also on Wayland for xdg_activation_v1
  Deprecate MultiGetJob, for lack of usage
  KProcessRunner: Make sure we are connected as we request
  Deprecate KIO slave loading using .protocol files
  Remove obsolete protocol files
  KProtocolInfo::icon use x-scheme-handler as fallback
  [kopenwithdialog] Improve executable-related error messages (bug 437880)


  Allow static link without sources
  Bundle plugins on Android
  Only emit sync signal if we have finished construction (bug 438682)
  Port CardsListView to use reuseItems instead of the DelegateRecycler
  Expose Labels of BasicListItem for greater end-user control
  [OverlaySheet] Add side margins when trying to span window width
  Respect an Action's visible property in GlobalDrawer even when collapsed (bug 438365)


  Download missing BSD-2-Clause, CC0-1.0 and LGPL-3.0-or-later licenses
  Forward the error code signal from Engine through to QML
  Sort and capitalise items in the knewstuff-dialog tool's sidebar
  Align messagebox icon to the top (closer to how widget ones look)
  Add an icon to the messageboxsheet
  Quick little @since for the new enum value
  Registering the error codes from KNSCore to allow them to be used easily in QtQuick
  Handle a 503 for OPDS opensearch urls, and schedule a reload
  Forward the httpjob's error through xmlloader
  Handle the provider file failing on a 503, and schedule reloading
  Add in a status signal forward for 503 errors for httpjob
  Handle "temporarily down" situations (http 503) more gracefully


  Let SNI users be activated using xdg_activation_v1
  notifybysnore: add inline notifications support to Windows backend

KPackage Framework

  KF5PackageMacros: Only include ECM manually if config vars are missing
  Deprecate kpackage/version.h header
  KF5PackageMacros: Install JSON metadata file if it exists in source


  Add find_dependency for QtWidgets
  KF5PeopleWidgets: use ki18n_wrap_ui for UI files, as needed by ki18n usage
  Move licensing stuff to a .license file
  persondata: use QUrl::scheme() instead of 'left of ://'
  Remove defunct akonadidatasource plugin
  Move EmailDetailsWidget class out of plugins dir


  Pump minimum Bison version to 3.0
  Workaround flatpak having fixed modify date for all files


  prevent modelContentChanged() triggered due to insertText
  Fix possible mark leak in katedocument
  Fix mark handling in katedocument.cpp
  Ensure first column has a fixed size always
  Dont reduce width of compl widget, increase only
  completion: Don't change pos of the widget
  Improve minimap performance
  Make completion more efficient
  Always emit delayedUpdateOfView to fix update issues
  Update mode config page UI when a filetype's name is changed
  improve handling of repainting for ranges
  Set devicePixelRatio for drag pixmap
  Automatically show config page of newly created filetype (bug 417507)
  Mark TextRange and TextCursor classes as final
  katetextrange: Use non-virtual functions internally
  Un-overload DocumentPrivate::textInserted() signal
  Un-overload KateViewEncodingAction::triggered(QTextCodec *codec) signal
  Dont use m_marks directly when clearing marks
  Remove multiple loops for updating marks
  ensure KateHighlight objects survive long enough
  Take into account wordCompletionRemoveTail in completionRange() default implementation (bug 436170)


  KPasswordDialog: add access to revealPasswordAvailable of password lineedit
  Add two-finger gesture


  Refine KActionCollection::setComponentName warning
  showConfigureShortcutsDialog: use configure(true) instead of show()
  Hide tooltip instantly before showing whatsthis (bug 438580)
  KToolTipHelper available since 5.84
  Improve positioning of what's this tooltips in menus
  Fix tooltips sometimes not showing up in menus
  Do not show a tooltip for actions that have a submenu
  Make ToolTips expandable
  Make DBus dependency on Windows and Mac optional

Oxygen Icons

  Ethernet port icon
  2 more "new" system settings icons
  thunderbolt preferences icon
  search icon updated
  more improvements to last day icon
  more size versions of new screen
  more work on sytemsetings icons
  improved consistency and contrast

Plasma Framework

  [PC3/ScrollView] Fix assignation of Scrollbars
  PC3 Page: Improve implicit size calculation
  Add function to hide tooltip immediately
  Add compatibility code when GLVND is not available (bug 438444)
  KF5PlasmaMacros: Only include ECM manually if config vars are missing
  [Calendar] Store plugin manager as QPointer (bug 385011)
  Connect to global shortcut changes (bug 438662)
  SvgRectsCache: do not query elements twice
  pluginloader: Remove deprecated version checks
  CMake: do not expand variables beforehand
  fix graphics of tooltips (bug 438121)
  KF5PlasmaMacros: Only try to install desktop files if they exist
  Revert "Fix Label having non-integer sizes"


  Remove custom KPluginLoader de-duplication logic
  Propagate implicitHeight properly


  Bind default font of Label (bug 438436)
  kirigami-integration: use default font size for smallText on Windows
  Revert "[scrollview] Consider scroll bars when calculating implicit size"


  Add a minimum version to find_package(BISON)
  Find the base mount point of a partition that has bind mounts (bug 349617)
  UDisks backend: improve the description of volume and storage devices (bug 410891)

Syntax Highlighting

  Indexer: suggest more RangeDetect instead of RegExpr
  Use cstyle indenter for PHP (HTML)
  Haskell: fix comment in an import and some improvement
  Indexer: checks that the rules of a context are all reachable at least once
  all rules are now final classes
  Indexer: (#12) remove check for unused keyword lists
  Python: add bytes literals
  GLSL: based on GLSL 4.6
  Bash/Zsh: fix file descriptor and group in sub-shell, noglob and some Control Flow
  Python: highlight errors in numbers and some optimizations
  Remove unneeded LGPL-2.0-only license text
  GLSL: add types, qualifiers and reserved keywords
  fix copyright to be the expected array
  Falcon theme
  improve INI highlighting for string values
  add highlighting for the Swift language
  rework function matching
  some more fixes to Julia syntax
  Julia highlighting fixes
  enable unicode support for regex in highlightings
  Add Dart language

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