KDE Frameworks 5.50.0 released

08th September 2018. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.50.0.

KDE Frameworks are 79 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 in this release: Syndication, an RSS parser library.


Add support for proposed tags addition in OCS 1.7


Fixed a typo in the index size output (bug 397843)
Remove src not dest url when a url is newly unindexable
[tags_kio] Simplify the filename path query matching by using a capture group
Revert "Skip queueing newly unindexable files and remove them from the index immediately."
[tags_kio] Simplify file path lookup while loop

Breeze Icons

Add LabPlot project file icon
ScalableTest, add "scalable" plasma-browser-integration (bug 393999)

Extra CMake Modules

Bindings: Check if bindings can be generated for a specific python version
Bindings: Make generator forward compatible with Python 3
Disable alteration of QT_PLUGIN_PATH by ECM when running tests
Bindings: Add support for scoped enums (bug 397154)
Make it possible for ECM to detect po files at configure time

Framework Integration

[KStyle] Use dialog-question for question icon


handle non-ASCII encodings of file names in tar archives (bug 266141)
KCompressionDevice: don't call write after WriteError (bug 397545)
Add missing Q_OBJECT macros for QIODevice subclasses
KCompressionDevice: propagate errors from QIODevice::close() (bug 397545)
Fix bzip main page


Use custom QScrollArea with size hint not limited by font size (bug 389585)


Remove warning about old kiosk feature that no longer applies
Set system default shortcut Ctrl+0 for "Actual Size" action


Don't remove space between two url when line start with " (kmail bug)
KPluginLoader: use '/' even on Windows, libraryPaths() returns paths with '/'
KPluginMetaData: convert empty string to empty stringlist


Revert "ensure we are always writing in the engine's root context"
Attach property to "delegate" (bug 397367)
[KCM GridDelegate] Use layer effect only on OpenGL backend (bug 397220)


add acronym ASCII to general.entities
add JSON to general.entities
Let meinproc5 be more verbose in 'install' auto test
In kdoctools_install test use absolute pathes to find installed files


Add enum alias Property::Language for typo Property::Langauge

KHolidays #

Implement proper equinox and solstice calculation algorithm (bug 396750)
src/CMakeLists.txt - install headers the frameworks-way


Assert if trying to use a KCatalog without a QCoreApplication
Port ki18n from QtScript to QtQml
Check the build directory for po/ as well


Set breeze as fallback icon theme


[KSambaShareData] Accept spaces in ACL host name
[KFileItemListProperties] Use mostLocalUrl for capabilities
[KMountPoint] Also check "smb-share" for whether it's an SMB mount (bug 344146)
[KMountPoint] Resolve gvfsd mounts (bug 344146)
[KMountPoint] Remove traces of supermount
[KMountPoint] Remove AIX and Windows CE support
Display mounted file system type and mounted from fields in properties dialog (bug 220976)
kdirlistertest doesn't fail at random
[KUrlComboBox] Fix KIcon porting error
Port KPATH_SEPARATOR "hack" to QDir::listSeparator, added in Qt 5.6
Fixes memory leak in KUrlComboBox::setUrl
[KFileItem] Don't read directory comment on slow mounts
Use QDir::canonicalPath instead
Ignore NTFS hidden flag for root volume (bug 392913)
Give the "invalid directory name" dialog a cancel button
KPropertiesDialog: switch to label in setFileNameReadOnly(true)
Refine wording when a folder with an invalid name could not be created
Use appropriate icon for a cancel button that will ask for a new name
Make read-only filenames selectable
Use title case for some button labels
Use KLineEdit for folder name if folder has write access, else use QLabel
KCookieJar: fix wrong timezone conversion


support fillWidth for items
guard against external deletion of pages
always show the header when we are in collapsible mode
fix showContentWhenCollapsed behavior
fix holes in menus in Material style
standard actionsmenu for the page contextmenu
Explicitly request Qt 5.7's QtQuick to make use of Connections.enabled
use Window color instead of a background item
make sure the drawer closes even when pushing a new
export separatorvisible to the globaltoolbar
Fix the Kirigami QRC static plugin generation
Fix the build in LTO static mode
Ensure drawerOpen property is synced correctly (bug 394867)
drawer: Display the content widget when dragging
Allow qrc assets to be used in Actions icons
ld on old gcc (bug 395156)


Deprecate KFilterProxySearchLine


Cache providerId


Support libcanberra for audio notification


KBuildSycoca: always process application desktop files


Turn enum Kate::ScriptType into an enum class
correct error handling for QFileDevice and KCompressedDevice
InlineNotes: Do not print inline notes
Remove QSaveFile in favor of plain old file saving
InlineNotes: Use screen global coordinates everywhere
InlineNote: Initialize position with Cursor::invalid()
InlineNote: Pimpl inline note data without allocs
Add inline note interface
Show text preview only if main window is active (bug 392396)
Fix crash when hiding the TextPreview widget (bug 397266)
Merge ssh://
improve hidpi rendering of icon border
Improve vim color theme (bug 361127)
Search: Add workaround for missing icons in Gnome icon-theme
fix overpainting for _ or letters like j in the last line (bug 390665)
Extend Scripting API to allow executing commands
Indentation script for R
Fix crash when replacing \n around empty lines (bug 381080)
remove highlighting download dialog
no need to new/delete hash on each doHighlight, clearing it is good enough
ensure we can handle invalid attribute indices that can happen as left overs afer HL switch for a document
let smart pointer handle deletion of objects, less manual stuff to do
remove map to lookup additional hl properties
KTextEditor uses the KSyntaxHighlighting framework for all
use character encodings as provided by the definitions
Merge branch 'master' into syntax-highlighting
non-bold text no longer renders with font weight thin but (bug 393861)
non-bold text no longer renders with font weight thin but (bug 393861)
use foldingEnabled
remove EncodedCharaterInsertionPolicy
Printing: Respect footer font, fix footer vertical position, make header/footer separator line visually lighter
Merge branch 'master' into syntax-highlighting
let syntax-highlighting framework handle all definition management now that there is the None definition around in the repo
completion widget: fix minimum header section size
Fix: Scroll view lines instead of real lines for wheel and touchpad scrolling (bug 256561)
remove syntax test, that is now tested in the syntax-highlighting framework itself
KTextEditor configuration is now application local again, the
KTextEditor configuration is now application local again, the
Use KSyntaxHighlighting::CommentPosition instead of KateHighlighting::CSLPos
Use isWordWrapDelimiter() from KSyntaxHighlighting
Rename isDelimiter() to isWordDelimiter()
implement more lookup stuff via format -> definition link
we now always get valid formats
nicer way to get attribute name
fix python indentation test, safer acessor to property bags
add right definition prefixes again
Merge branch 'syntax-highlighting' of git:// into syntax-highlighting
try to bring back lists needed to do the configuration per scheme
Use KSyntaxHighlighting::Definition::isDelimiter()
make can break bit more like in word code
no linked list without any reason
cleanup properties init
fix order of formats, remember definition in highlighting bag
handle invalid formats / zero length formats
remove more old implementation parts, fixup some accessors to use the format stuff
fix indentation based folding
remove exposure of context stack in doHighlight + fix ctxChanged
start to store folding stuff
rip out highlighting helpers, no longer needed
remove need to contextNum, add FIXME-SYNTAX marker to stuff that needs to be fixed up properly
adapt to includedDefinitions changes, remove contextForLocation, one only needs either keywords for location or spellchecking for location, can be implemented later
remove more no longer used syntax highlighting things
fixup the m_additionalData and the mapping for it a bit, should work for attributes, not for context
create initial attributes, still without real attribute values, just a list of something
call the highlighting
derive from abstract highlighter, set definition

KWallet Framework

Move example from techbase to own repo


Sync set/send/update methods
Add serial number and EISA ID to OutputDevice interface
Output device color curves correction
Fix memory management in WaylandOutputManagement
Isolate every test within WaylandOutputManagement
OutputManagement fractional scaling


Create a first example of the use of KMessageBox
Fix two bugs in KMessageWidget
[KMessageBox] Call style for icon
Add workaround for labels with word-wrapping (bug 396450)


Make Konqi look good in HiDPI
Add missing parenthese


Require NetworkManager 1.4.0 and newer
manager: add support to R/W the GlobalDnsConfiguration property
Actually allow to set the refresh rate for device statistics

Plasma Framework

Workaround bug with native rendering and opacity in TextField text (bug 396813)
[Icon Item] Watch KIconLoader icon change when using QIcon (bug 397109)
[Icon Item] Use ItemEnabledHasChanged
Get rid of deprecated QWeakPointer usage
Fix style sheet for 22-22-system-suspend (bug 397441)
Improve Widgets' removal and configure text


solid/udisks2: Add support for categorized logging
[Windows Device] Show device label only if there is one
Force reevaluation of Predicates if interfaces are removed (bug 394348)


hunspell: Restore build with hunspell <=v1.5.0
Include hunspell headers as system includes

Syntax Highlighting

highlight 20000 lines per testcase
make highlighting benchmark more reproducable, we anyways want to measure this execution with e.g. perf from the outside
Tune KeywordList lookup & avoid allocations for implicit capture group
remove captures for Int, never implemented
deterministic iteration of tests for better result comparison
handle nested include attributes
update Modula-2 highlighting (bug 397801)
precompute attribute format for context & rules
avoid word delimiter check at start of keyword (bug 397719)
Add syntax highlighting for SELinux kernel policy language
Add syntax highlighting for SELinux kernel policy language
hide bestCandidate, can be static function inside file
Add some improvements to kate-syntax-highlighter for use in scripting
added := as a valid part of an identifier
use our own input data for benchmarking
try to fix line ending issue in compare of results
try trivial diff output for Windows
add defData again for valid state check
decrease StateData space by more than 50% and half the number of needed mallocs
improve performance of Rule::isWordDelimiter and KeywordListRule::doMatch
Improve skip offset handling, allow to skip full line on no match
check extensions wildcard list
more asterisk hl, I tried some asterisk configs, they are just ini style, use .conf as ini ending
fix highlighting for #ifdef _xxx stuff (bug 397766)
fix wildcards in files
MIT relicensing of KSyntaxHighlighting done
JavaScript: add binaries, fix octals, improve escapes & allow Non-ASCII identifiers (bug 393633)
Allow to turn of the QStandardPaths lookups
Allow to install syntax files instead of having them in a resource
handle context switch attributes of the contexts themself
change from static lib to object lib with right pic setting, should work for shared + static builds
avoid any heap allocation for default constructed Format() as used as "invalid"
honor cmake variable for static vs. dynamic lib, like e.g. karchive
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remove old add_license script, no longer needed
Fix includedDefinitions, handle definition change in context switch (bug 397659)
SQL: various improvements and fix if/case/loop/end detection with SQL (Oracle)
fix reference files
SCSS: update syntax. CSS: fix Operator and Selector Tag highlighting
debchangelog: add Bookworm
Relicense Dockerfile to MIT license
Modelines: add byte-order-mark & small fixes
remove the no longer supported configuration part of the spellchecking that always had just one mode we now hardcode
Add syntax highlighting support for Stan
Revert "Modelines: add byte-order-mark & small fixes"
add back indenter
Optimize many syntax highlighting files and fix the '/' char of SQL
Modelines: add byte-order-mark & small fixes
Relicense modelines.xml to MIT license (bug 198540)
Add QVector<QPair<QChar, QString>> Definition::characterEncodings() const
Add bool Definition::foldingEnabled() const
Add "None" highlighting to repository per default
Update Logtalk language syntax support
Add Autodesk EAGLE sch and brd file format to the XML category
C# highlighting: Prefer C-Style indenter
AppArmor: update syntax and various improvements/fixes
Java: add binaries & hex-float, and support underscores in numbers (bug 386391)
Cleanup: indentation was moved from general to language section
Definition: Expose command markers
Add highlighting of JavaScript React
YAML: fix keys, add numbers and other improvements (bug 389636)
Add bool Definition::isWordWrapDelimiter(QChar)
Definition: Rename isDelimiter() to isWordDelimiter()
Note KF6 API improvement ideas from the KTE porting
Provide a valid format for empty lines too
Make Definition::isDelimiter() also work for invalid definitions
Definition: Expose bool isDelimiter() const
Sort returned formats in Definition::formats() by id

Security information

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