KDE Frameworks 5.29.0 released
Posted on: 12/13/2016 09:45 AM

KDE Frameworks 5.29.0 has been released

KDE Frameworks 5.29.0 released

KDE Frameworks are 70 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.

New framework

This release includes Prison, a new framework for barcode generation (including QR codes).


FreeBSD was added to metainfo.yaml in all frameworks tested to work on FreeBSD.


Performance improvements when writing (4 * speedup for writing out data)

Breeze Icons

add vnd.rar mime for shared-mime-info 1.7 (bug 372461)
add claws icon (bug 371914)
add gdrive icon instead of a generic cloud icon (bug 372111)
fix bug "list-remove-symcolic use wrong image" (bug 372119)
other additions and improvements

Extra CMake Modules

Skip Python bindings test if PyQt isn't installed
Only add the test if python is found
Reduce the CMake minimum required
Add ecm_win_resolve_symlinks module

Framework Integration

find QDBus, needed by appstream kpackage handler
Let KPackage have dependencies from packagekit & appstream


Properly sending the resource linked event

KDE Doxygen Tools

Adapt to quickgit -> cgit change
Fix bug if group name is not defined. Can still break under bad conditions


Add errorString() method to provide error info


Add timeout property (bug 363200)


kconfig_compiler - generate code with overrides
Properly parse function keywords (bug 371562)


Ensure menu actions get the intended MenuRole


KTextToHtml: fix bug "[1] added at the end of a hyperlink" (bug 343275)
KUser: Only search for an avatar if loginName isn't empty


Align with KInit and don't use DISPLAY on Mac
Don't close all file descriptors on OS X


src/kgendesignerplugin.cpp - add overrides to generated code


Unsets XDG_RUNTIME_DIR in processes run with kdesu


Actually find FFMpeg's libpostproc


java: apply the names to the right buttons
java: set names in permission dialog


Check properly pointer inequality from dngettext (bug 372681)


Allow showing icons from all categories (bug 216653)


Set environment variables from KLaunchRequest when starting new process


Ported to categorized logging
Fix compilation against WinXP SDK
Allow uppercase checksums matching in Checksums tab (bug 372518)
Never stretch the last (=date) column in the file dialog (bug 312747)
Import and update kcontrol docbooks for code in kio from kde-runtime master
[OS X] make KDE's trash use the OS X trash
SlaveBase: add documentation about event loops and notifications and kded modules


Add new archive management option (subdir) to knsrc
Consume the new error signals (set job errors)
Handle oddity regarding files disappearing when just created
Actually install the core headers, with CamelCases


[KStatusNotifierItem] Save / restore widget position during hide / restore it window (bug 356523)
[KNotification] Allow annotating notifications with URLs

KPackage Framework

keep installing metadata.desktop (bug 372594)
manually load metadata if absolute path is passed
Fix potential failure if package is not appstream compatible
Let KPackage know about X-Plasma-RootPath
Fix generating the metadata.json file


More utempter path searching (including /usr/lib/utempter/)
Add library path so utempter binary is found in Ubuntu 16.10


Prevent Qt warnings about an unsupported clipboard mode on Mac
Use syntax definitions from KF5::SyntaxHighlighting


Don't replace window icons with the result of a failed lookup


[client] Fix nullptr dereference in ConfinedPointer and LockedPointer
[client] Install pointerconstraints.h
[server] Fix regression in SeatInterface::end/cancelPointerPinchGesture
Implementation of PointerConstraints protcol
[server] Reduce overhead of pointersForSurface
Return SurfaceInterface::size in global compositor space
[tools/generator] Generate enum FooInterfaceVersion on server side
[tools/generator] Wrap wl_fixed request args in wl_fixed_from_double
[tools/generator] Generate implementation of client side requests
[tools/generator] Generate client side resource factories
[tools/generator] Generate callbacks and listener on client side
[tools/generator] Pass this as q pointer to Client::Resource::Private
[tools/generator] Generate Private::setup(wl_foo *arg) on client side
Implementation of PointerGestures protocol


Prevent crashing on Mac
Don't replace icons with the result of a failed lookup
KMessageWidget: fix layout when wordWrap is enabled without actions
KCollapsibleGroupBox: don't hide widgets, override focus policy instead


[KWindowInfo] Add pid() and desktopFileName()

Oxygen Icons

Add application-vnd.rar icon (bug 372461)

Plasma Framework

Check for metadata validity in settingsFileChanged (bug 372651)
Don't flip tabbar layout if vertical
Remove radialGradient4857 (bug 372383)
[AppletInterface] Never pull focus away from fullRepresentation (bug 372476)
Fix SVG icon ID prefix (bug 369622)


winutils_p.h: Restore compatibility with WinXP SDK


Also search for hunspell-1.5

Syntax Highlighting

Normalize XML license attribute values
Sync syntax definitions from ktexteditor
Fix folding region merging

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