KDE Frameworks 5.87.0 released

David Faure faure at kde.org
Sat Oct 9 13:44:04 BST 2021

09th October 2021. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.87.0.

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


  Do not mark jobs that have been aborted as errored (bug 43820)
  Ensure categories.xml is only fetched once in parallel
  Do not start basejobs twice

Breeze Icons

  Fix KTimeTracker icon sizes (bug 442993)
  Tweaks to AnyDesk icons
  Fix index.theme issues from !124
  Add 22px variants of the preferences icons
  Add AnyDesk icons
  Add more Godot MIME icons
  Add symlink for skanlite's new icon name
  Add process-working-symbolic, overhaul 22px animation

Extra CMake Modules

  Add -Werror=init-self to the default CMAKE_CXX_FLAGS
  Handle git remotes that aren't called origin in _repository_name()
  python: Bump maximum version for Python 3 module generator check
  Avoid raising an error for submodule git trees
  Make sphinx happier about syntax


  Set the correct last modified time when creating an exception for a recurring event
  icalformat_p.cpp - support ATTACH parameter FILENAME (bug 436161)
  Add Qt5Gui as dependency in pkgconfig file
  Read floating date time as LocalTime
  Implement PERIOD support in RDATE (bug 271308)


  Fix Warning: Property type "Int" is not a known QVariant type
  Add support for static builds
  Add compat code for KService based plugin loading
  Introduce KCModuleProxy::isChanged method
  Un-overload KCModuleProxy:changed signal


  KCodecs::decodeRFC2047String(): return "UTF-8" when multiple charsets used


  New shouldAutoSuggest property on KCompletion (bug 420966)


  Android: Fix writing to config if path is a content:// Uri
  kconfigini: Only open the file once to write
  Allow KConfigXT to use KSharedConfig::openStateConfig


  Do not emit deprecation warnings for overload which gets chosen by compiler


  KStringHandler: add a new perlSplit() overload that takes a QStringView
  Deprecate KPluginMetaData::extraInformation


  Introduce UpdateLaunchEnvJob
  Correct to make sure we use the matching ECM version


  Make sure the object gets destroyed before the view
  Add support for static builds
  SimpleKCM: remove custom header and footer handling


  Remove obsolete LGPL-2.0-only license text
  Relicense remaining LGPL-2.0-only file

KDE GUI Addons

  Use imported target for X11 libs
  Relicense remaining files away from LGPL-2.0-only
  Add missing static dependency to Config.cmake.in

KHolidays #

  Update Canadian holidays


  avif: performance and quality improvements


  Fix KDE shutdown bug


  New job: KEMailClientLauncherJob
  KACLEditWidget: improve the initial widget size
  [KUrlNavigator] Add the ability to show hidden folders in the subdirectories popup
  Add support for static builds
  KUrlCompletion blocks autosuggestion from happening if the input is an exact directory path (bug 420966)
  KDirOperator: provide an option to enable showing open-with item actions (bug 440748)
  Fix permissions when copying files (bug 103331)
  KFileItem: refresh() shouldn't discard ACL attributes (bug 299155)
  KPropertiesDialog: show text label with item name for readonly items too (bug 442237)
  Disable ACL functionality in kpropertiesdialog on FreeBSD
  KDirOperator: use show() when opening KPropertiesDialog
  Use errors=remount-ro when mounting ext2/3/4
  OpenUrlJob: skip HTTP schemeHandler when setEnableExternalBrowser(false)
  KMountPoint: restore findByPath() behaviour, i.e. resolve symlinks
  Sort service menus before inserting them in context menu
  Deprecate config widget related methods in ThumbCreator


  PageRow: Do not async load the global header (bug 442660)
  NavigationTabButton: Fix hover effect staying even after touch release
  Fix BreadcrumbControl on mobile when using layers
  cmake: Remove intermediate target for kirigamiplugin post-build steps
  Add NavigationToolBar component
  Split off an AboutItem from AboutPage
  Improve warning about QML Units implementations
  [SwipeListItem] Fix view property
  Fix breadcrumb header title on secondary layers in mobile mode
  [FormLayout] Fix in-group spacing in narrow mode
  Fix page header being shown even when it's specified not to
  Set activeFocusOnTab to false for ListSectionHeader
  Support enter/return and up/down keys in Global drawer for navigation
  ColumnView: Simplify Units property access
  Remove unwanted "/" prefix from iconId


  Relicense files from LGPL-2.0-only to LGPL-2.0-or-later


  staticxml: Do not report installed packages for page != 0
  Engine: Do not require waiting for the providers to tell our installed entries
  Fix crash in DownloadWidget
  Add licenses CC0 license info to non-copyrightable files
  Add BSD-2-Clause license info to cmake files
  Add CC0-1.0 license identifier to non-copyrightable files
  Include a user agent on KNS requests
  attica: use compile-time connects
  Add support for static builds - fixes
  Add missing find_package(Qt5Gui)
  Add support for static builds
  FileCopyJob: implement error handling
  Page: Remind/notify users that everything here is 3rd-party content


  Add support for static builds
  Correct the version of Phonon that we use


  Remove stray GL include


  Remove unneeded dependencies from .kde-ci.yml
  Mark README.md as non-copyrightable
  Add license information for runner C++ template
  Mark non-copyrightable files as CC0-1.0
  Add license information to cmake files


  Deprecate KAutostart class
  Deprecate KService::parentApp
  Deprecate KService::pluginKeyword property


  The user is not selecting as soon as we clearSelection
  Fix missing i18n (bug 442071)


  Handle RTL text selection the same way as Qt (bug 397922)


  KWayland depends on libraries/plasma-wayland-protocols


  Make lupdate happier
  KCharSelect: Added option to show all blocks found in the data file (in the section menu)
  KFontChooser: the widget shouldn't become wider when toggling show fixed only


  Add missing Q_INIT_RESOURCE(kxmlgui)
  Replace "Libraries" by "Components" to show KAboutComponents info


  Introduce countryCode Modem3gpp API

Plasma Framework

  Update plasmoidheading.svg  : fix the typo line 96 "correntColor"
  Containment: Rename panel edit action to "Enter Edit Mode"
  Revert "Change busywidget to a gear" (bug 442525)
  ExpandableListitem: Correct expanded view height calculation (bug 442537)
  Port internal plugin cache away from supporting multiple namespaces
  Remove defunct python and ruby script engines


  Select the most efficient QR encoding mode rather than always using 8bit


  plugins/barcode: Call it a "QR code" in the UI
  Add Barcode plugin


  Properly get the path from a QUrl
  MenuSeparator: fix height being wrong, rewrite whole file to be more correct
  Button, ToolButton: improve implicit sizing, correctly set default button state
  Use more process-working-symbolic icon for busy spinner


  Add support for static builds
  Support extracting cpu model on ppc64

Syntax Highlighting

  Add basic QML API docs
  yara - add new 4.x keywords
  Change license to MIT
  Removed items that are generating errors for now
  initial work on terraform syntax highlight
  Port AbstractHighlighter::highlightLine to QStringView

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