KDE Frameworks 5.45.0 released

14th April 2018. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.45.0.

KDE Frameworks are 78 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.


Explicitly set content type to form data


Simplify Term operator&& and ||
Do not retrieve document ID for skipped result entries
Do not retrieve mtime from database repeatedly when sorting
Do not export databasesanitizer by default
baloodb: Add experimental message
Introduce baloodb CLI tool
Introduce sanitizer class
[FileIndexerConfig] Delay populating folders until actually used
src/kioslaves/search/CMakeLists.txt - link to Qt5Network following changes to kio
balooctl: checkDb should also verify the last known url for the documentId
balooctl monitor: Resume to wait for service

Breeze Icons

add window-pin icon (bug 385170 add window-pin icon)
rename 64 px icons added for elisa
change 32px icons for playlist shuffle and repeat
Missing icons for inline Messages (bug 392391)
New icon for Elisa music player
Add media status icons
Remove frame around media action icons
add media-playlist-append and play icons
add view-media-album-cover for babe

Extra CMake Modules

Make use of upstream CMake infrastructure to detect the compiler toolchain
API dox: fix some "code-block" lines to have empty lines before/after
Add ECMSetupQtPluginMacroNames
Provide androiddeployqt with all prefix paths
Include the "stdcpp-path" in the json file
Resolve symlinks in QML import paths
Provide QML import paths to androiddeployqt

Framework Integration

kpackage-install-handlers/kns/CMakeLists.txt - link to Qt::Xml following changes in knewstuff


Do not assume SQLite works and do not terminate on errors

KDE Doxygen Tools

Look first for qhelpgenerator-qt5 for help generation


karchive, kzip: try to handle duplicate files in a bit nicer way
Use nullptr for passing a null pointer to crc32


Make it possible to request a plugin configuration module programatically
Consistently use X-KDE-ServiceTypes instead of ServiceTypes
Add X-KDE-OnlyShowOnQtPlatforms to KCModule servicetype definition


KTextToHTML: return when url is empty
Cleanup m_inotify_wd_to_entry before invalidating Entry pointers (bug 390214)


Setup QQmlEngine only once in QmlObject


Add X-KDE-OnlyShowOnQtPlatforms to KDEDModule servicetype definition


Add entities for Elisa, Markdown, KParts, DOT, SVG to general.entities
customization/ru: Fix translation of underCCBYSA4.docbook and underFDL.docbook
Fix duplicate lgpl-notice/gpl-notice/fdl-notice
customization/ru: Translate fdl-notice.docbook
change spelling of kwave requested by the maintainer


taglibextractor: Refactor for better readability


Don't assert if used incorrectly from dbus (bug 389375)

KHolidays #

holidays/plan2/holiday_in_en-gb - update holiday file for India (bug 392503)
This package was not be updated. Perhaps a problem with script
Reworked the holiday files for Germany (bug 373686)
Format as the tools expect (with an Introduction section)


avoid asking for an empty protocol


Make sure ki18n can build its own translations
Don't call PythonInterp.cmake in KF5I18NMacros
Make it possible to generate po files in parallel
Create a constructor for KLocalizedStringPrivate


Make KIconEngine export comment accurate
Avoid an asan runtime error


Delete IdleSlave having temporary authorization


Ensure that the model is set when resetResizing is called
pwd.h isn't present on windows
Remove Recently Saved This Month and Recently Saved Last Month entries by default
Have KIO build for Android
Temporarily disable installation of file ioslave's kauth helper and policy file
Handle privilege operation confirmation prompts in SlaveBase rather than in KIO::Job
Improve consistency of "Open With" UI by always showing top app inline
Fix crash when device emits ready read after job is finished
Highlight selected items when showing parent folder from the open/save dialog (bug 392330)
Support NTFS hidden files
Consistently use X-KDE-ServiceTypes instead of ServiceTypes
Fix assert in concatPaths when pasting a full path into KFileWidget's lineedit
[KPropertiesDialog] Support Checksum tab for any local path (bug 392100)
[KFilePlacesView] Call KDiskFreeSpaceInfo only if neccessary
FileUndoManager: don't delete non-existing local files
[KProtocolInfoFactory] Don't clear cache if it had just been built
Don't try to find an icon for a relative URL either (e.g. '~')
Use correct item URL for Create New context menu (bug 387387)
Fix more cases of incorrect parameter to findProtocol
KUrlCompletion: early return if the URL is invalid like ":/"
Don't try to find an icon for an empty url


Bigger icons in mobile mode
Force a content size into the background style item
Add InlineMessage type and Gallery app example page
better heuristics selective coloring
make loading from local svgs actually work
support the android icon loading method as well
use a coloring strategy similar to the former different styles
[Card] Use own "findIndex" implementation
kill network transfers if we change icon while running
first prototype for a delegate recycler
Allow OverlaySheet clients to omit the built-in close button
Components for Cards
Fix ActionButton size
Make passiveNotifications last longer, so users can actually read them
Remove unused QQC1 dependency
ToolbarApplicationHeader layout
Make it possible to show the title despite having ctx actions


Actually vote when clicking stars in the list view (bug 391112)

KPackage Framework

Try to fix the FreeBSD build
Use Qt5::rcc instead of looking for the executable
Use NO_DEFAULT_PATH to ensure the right command is picked up
Look also for prefixed rcc executables
set component for correct qrc generation
Fix the rcc binary package generation
Generate the rcc file every time, at install time
Make org.kde. components include a donate URL
Mark kpackage_install_package undeprecated for plasma_install_package


Expose PersonData::phoneNumber to QML


No need to have kdoctools required


API dox: consistently use X-KDE-ServiceTypes instead of ServiceTypes


Make it possible for KTextEditor to build on Android NDK's gcc 4.9
avoid Asan runtime error: shift exponent -1 is negative
optimization of TextLineData::attribute
Don't calculate attribute() twice
Revert Fix: View jumps when Scroll past end of document is enabled (bug 391838)
don't pollute the clipboard history with dupes


Add Remote Access interface to KWayland
[server] Add support for the frame semantics of Pointer version 5 (bug 389189)


KColorButtonTest: remove todo code
ktooltipwidget: Subtract margins from available size
[KAcceleratorManager] Only set iconText() if actually changed (bug 391002)
ktooltipwidget: Prevent offscreen display
KCapacityBar: set QStyle::State_Horizontal state
Sync with KColorScheme changes
ktooltipwidget: Fix tooltip positioning (bug 388583)


Add "SkipSwitcher" to API
[xcb] Fix implementation of _NET_WM_FULLSCREEN_MONITORS (bug 391960)
Reduce plasmashell frozen time


cmake: don't flag libnm-util as found when ModemManager is found


Export the NetworkManager include dirs
Start requiring NM 1.0.0
device: define StateChangeReason and MeteredStatus as Q_ENUMs
Fix conversion of AccessPoint flags to capabilities

Plasma Framework

Wallpaper templates: set background color to ensure contrast to sample text content
Add template for Plasma wallpaper with QML extension
[ToolTipArea] Add "aboutToShow" signal
windowthumbnail: Use gamma correct scaling
windowthumbnail: Use mipmap texture filtering (bug 390457)
Remove unused X-Plasma-RemoteLocation entries
Templates: drop unused X-Plasma-DefaultSize from applet metadata
Consistently use X-KDE-ServiceTypes instead of ServiceTypes
Templates: drop unused X-Plasma-Requires-* entries from applet metadata
remove anchors of item in a layout
Reduce plasmashell frozen time
preload only after the containment emitted uiReadyChanged
Fix combobox breakage (bug 392026)
Fix text scaling with non-integer scale factors when PLASMA_USE_QT_SCALING=1 is set (bug 356446)
new icons for disconnected/disabled devices
[Dialog] Allow setting outputOnly for NoBackground dialog
[ToolTip] Check file name in KDirWatch handler
Disable deprecation warning from kpackage_install_package for now
[Breeze Plasma Theme] Apply to changed media icons
[Breeze Plasma Theme] Add media status icons with circles
Remove frames around media buttons
[Window Thumbnail] Allow using atlas texture
[Dialog] Remove now obsolete KWindowSystem::setState calls
Support Atlas textures in FadingNode
Fix FadingMaterial fragment with core profile


fix rendering when disabled
better layout
experimental support for auto mnemonics
Make sure we are taking into account hte size of the element when styling
Fix font rendering for non-HiDPI and integer scale factors (bug 391780)
fix icons colors with colorsets
fix icon colors for toolbuttons


Solid can now query for batteries in e.g. wireless gamepads and joysticks
Use recently introduced UP enums
add gaming_input devices and others to Battery
Adding Battery Devices EnumAdding Battery Devices Enum
[UDevManager] Also explicitly query for cameras
[UDevManager] Already filter for subsystem before querying (bug 391738)


Don't impose using the default client, pick one that supports the requested language.
Include replacement strings in the suggestion list
implement NSSpellCheckerDict::addPersonal()
NSSpellCheckerDict::suggest() returns a list of suggestions
initialise NSSpellChecker language in NSSpellCheckerDict ctor
implement NSSpellChecker logging category
NSSpellChecker requires AppKit
Move NSSpellCheckerClient::reliability() out of line
use the preferred Mac platform token
Use correct directory to lookup trigrams in windows build dir

Syntax Highlighting

Make it possible to fully build the project when crosscompiling
Redesign CMake syntax generator
Optimize highlighting Bash, Cisco, Clipper, Coffee, Gap, Haml, Haskell
Add syntax highlighting for MIB files

Security information

The released code has been GPG-signed using the following key:
pub rsa2048/58D0EE648A48B3BB 2016-09-05 David Faure < ... at kde dot org>
Primary key fingerprint: 53E6 B47B 45CE A3E0 D5B7 4577 58D0 EE64 8A48 B3BB

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