KDE Frameworks 5.42.0 released
Posted on: 01/14/2018 06:41 PM

KDE Frameworks 5.42.0 has been released

KDE Frameworks 5.42.0 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.

General changes

Fixes for cmake 3.10+ AUTOMOC warnings
More widespread use of categorized logging, to turn off debug output by default (use kdebugsetting to re-enable it)


balooctl status: process all arguments
Fix multiple word tag queries
Simplify rename conditions
Fix incorrect UDSEntry display name

Breeze Icons

Fix icon name "weather-none" -> "weather-none-available" (bug 379875)
remove Vivaldi icon cause the origin app icon fits perfect with breeze (bug 383517)
add Some missing mimes
Breeze-icons add document-send icon (bug 388048)
update album artist icon
add labplot-editlayout support
remove duplicates and update dark theme
add gnumeric breeze-icon support

Extra CMake Modules

Use readelf to find project dependencies
Introduce INSTALL_PREFIX_SCRIPT to easily set up prefixes


avoid crash in kactivities if no dbus connection is available


API docs: explain how to use KWindowConfig from a dialog constructor
Deprecate KDesktopFile::sortOrder()
Fix the result of KDesktopFile::sortOrder()


Extend CMAKE_AUTOMOC_MACRO_NAMES also for own build
Match license keys by spdx


Fix absolute path detection for cmake 3.5 on Linux
Add cmake function 'kdbusaddons_generate_dbus_service_file'


Qml controls for kcm creation


Use cmake function 'kdbusaddons_generate_dbus_service_file' from kdbusaddons to generate dbus service file
Add used property to service file defintion

KDELibs 4 Support

Inform the user if the module can not be registered with org.kde.kded5 and exit with error
Mingw32 compile fix


add entity for Michael Pyne
add entities for Martin Koller to contributor.entities
fix debian entry
add entity Debian to general.entities
add entity kbackup, it was imported
add entity latex, we have already 7 entities in different index.docbooks in kf5


Add scheme (file://). It's necessary when we use it in qml and we added all


remove extractor based on QtMultimedia
Check for Linux instead of TagLib and avoid building the usermetadatawritertest on Windows
Restore # 6c9111a9 until a successful build and link without TagLib is possible
Remove the taglib dependency, caused by a left-over include


Finally allow to disable debug output by using categorized logging


do not treat ts-pmap-compile as exectuable
Fix a memory leak in KuitStaticData
KI18n: fix a number of double lookups


Remove impossible to reach code


Properly parse dates in cookies when running in non-English locale (bug 387254)
[kcoredirlister] Fix sub path creation
Reflect trash state in iconNameForUrl
Forward QComboBox signals instead of QComboBox lineedit signals
Fixed webshortcuts showing their file path instead of their human-readable name
TransferJob: fix for when the readChannelFinished has already been emitted before start is called() (bug 386246)
Fix crash, presumably since Qt 5.10? (bug 386364)
KUriFilter: don't return an error on non-existing files
Fix creation of paths
Implement a kfile dialog where we can add custom widget
Verify that qWaitForWindowActive doesn't fail
KUriFilter: port away from KServiceTypeTrader
API dox: use class names in titles of example screenshots
API dox: also deal with KIOWIDGETS export macros in QCH creation
fix handling of KCookieAdvice::AcceptForSession (bug 386325)
Created 'GroupHiddenRole' for KPlacesModel
forward socket error string to KTcpSocket
Refactor and remove duplicate code in kfileplacesview
Emit 'groupHiddenChanged' signal
Refactoring the hidding/showing animation use within KFilePlacesView
User can now hide an entire places group from KFilePlacesView (bug 300247)
Hidding place groups implementation in KFilePlacesModel (bug 300247)
[KOpenWithDialog] Remove redundant creation of KLineEdit
Add undo support to BatchRenameJob
Add BatchRenameJob to KIO
Fix doxygen code block not ending with endcode


keep the flickable interactive
proper prefix for icons as well
fix form sizing
read wheelScrollLines from kdeglobals if existing
add a prefix for kirigami files to avoid conflicts
some static linking fixes
move plasma styles to plasma-framework
Use single quotes for matching characters + QLatin1Char


Offer QWindow API for KJobWidgets:: decorators


Limit request cache size
Require the same internal version as you're building
Prevent global variables from been using after freeing


[KStatusNotifierItem] Don't "restore" widget position on its first show
Use positions of legacy systray icons for Minimize/Restore actions
Handle positions of LMB clicks on legacy systray icons
do not make the context menu a Window
Add explanatory comment
Lazy-instanciate and lazy-load KNotification plugins

KPackage Framework

invalidate the runtime cache on install
experimental support for rcc files loading in kpackage
compile against Qt 5.7
Fix up package indexing and add runtime caching
new KPackage::fileUrl() method


[RunnerManager] Don't mess with ThreadWeaver thread count


Fix wildcard matching for modelines
Fix a regression caused by changing backspace key behavior
port to non-deprecated API like already used at other place (bug 386823)
Add missing include for std::array
MessageInterface: Add CenterInView as additional position
QStringList initializer list cleanup

KWallet Framework

Use correct service executable path for installing kwalletd dbus service on Win32


Fix naming inconsistency
Create interface for passing server decoration palettes
Explicitly include std::bind functions
[server] Add a method IdleInterface::simulateUserActivity
Fix regression caused by backward compatibility support in data source
Add support for version 3 of data device manager interface (bug 386993)
Scope exported/imported objects to the test
Fix error in WaylandSurface::testDisconnect
Add explicit AppMenu protocol
Fix exlude generated file from automoc feature


Fix crash in setMainWindow on wayland


API dox: make doxygen cover session related macros & functions again
Disconnect shortcutedit slot on widget destruction (bug 387307)


802-11-x: support for PWD EAP method

Plasma Framework

[Air theme] Add task bar progress graphic (bug 368215)
Templates: remove stray * from license headers
make packageurlinterceptor as noop as possible
Revert "Don't tear down renderer and other busy work when Svg::setImagePath is invoked with the same arg"
move kirigami plasma styles here
disappearing scrollbars on mobile
reuse KPackage instance between PluginLoader and Applet
[AppletQuickItem] Only set QtQuick Controls 1 style once per engine
Don't set a window icon in Plasma::Dialog
[RTL] - align properly the selected text for RTL (bug 387415)
Initialize scale factor to the last scale factor set on any instance
Revert "Initialize scale factor to the last scale factor set on any instance"
Don't update when the underlying FrameSvg is repaint-blocked
Initialize scale factor to the last scale factor set on any instance
Move if check inside #ifdef
[FrameSvgItem] Don't create unneccessary nodes
Don't tear down renderer and other busy work when Svg::setImagePath is invoked with the same arg


Also look for qrencode with debug suffix


simplify and don't try to block mouse events
if no wheel.pixelDelta, use global wheel scroll lines
desktop tabbars have different widths for each tab
ensure a non 0 size hint


Don't export internal helper executables
Sonnet: fix wrong language for suggestions in mixed-language texts
Remove anchient and broken workaround
Don't cause circular linking on Windows

Syntax Highlighting

Highlighting indexer: Warn about context switch fallthroughContext="#stay"
Highlighting indexer: Warn about empty attributes
Highlighting indexer: Enable errors
Highlighting indexer: report unused itemDatas and missing itemDatas
Prolog, RelaxNG, RMarkDown: Fix highlighting issues
Haml: Fix invalid and unused itemDatas
ObjectiveC++: Remove duplicate comment contexts
Diff, ObjectiveC++: Cleanups and fix highlighting files
XML (Debug): Fix incorrect DetectChar rule
Highlighting Indexer: Support cross-hl context checking
Revert: Add GNUMacros to gcc.xml again, used by isocpp.xml
email.xml: add *.email to the extensions
Highlighting Indexer: Check for infinite loops
Highlighting Indexer: Check for empty context names and regexps
Fix referencing of non-existing keyword lists
Fix simple cases of duplicate contexts
Fix duplicate itemDatas
Fix DetectChar and Detect2Chars rules
Highlighting Indexer: Check keyword lists
Highlighting Indexer: Warn about duplicate contexts
Highlighting Indexer: Check for duplicate itemDatas
Highlighting indexer: Check DetectChar and Detect2Chars
Validate that for all attributes an itemData exists

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