KGlobalAccel regression in latest frameworks release

Jonathan Riddell jr at
Wed Sep 13 17:06:21 UTC 2017

This patch?

I think reverting it for now and me or David can make a 5.38.1 release would be easiest


On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 06:23:48PM +0200, Martin Flöser wrote:
> Hi all,
> unfortunately I have to inform you that KGlobalAccel has a severe
> regression [1] in the latest framework release resulting in many
> shortcuts no longer functioning.
> As the current frameworks release is the one the next Plasma release
> is going to depend on, we need to act quickly. In the current state
> I would say a release of Plasma requiring this frameworks version is
> an absolute no-no, this is release blocking. I'm saying this as the
> maintainer of kglobalaccel and of the most affected application
> KWin.
> Following recommendations from my side:
> * distributions who have not yet shipped out the latest frameworks
> release should hold back kglobalaccel and maybe kwindowsystem
> * in KGlobalAccel we need to get a fix for it, I'm not able to
> provide it, though.
> * Otherwise I would suggest that the change in KGlobalAccel gets
> reverted
> Due to the fact that Plasma depends on this release we must act
> quickly and do a bug fix release for frameworks even if this is
> uncommon and against the practice.
> Sorry for any inconveniences.
> Martin Flöser
> KGlobalAccel maintainer
> [1]

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