KDE Frameworks 5.61.0 released

11th August 2019. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.61.0.

KDE Frameworks are 79 addon libraries to Qt which provide a wide
variety of commonly needed functionality in mature, peer reviewed and well
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Link against KIOCore instead of KIOWidgets in kioslaves
[IndexCleaner] ignore non-existent entries inside config


Fix crash due to the q pointer never being initialized
Don't include bluezqt_dbustypes.h from installed headers

Breeze Icons

Add "user-others" icon (bug 407782)
Make "edit-none" a symlink to "dialog-cancel"
Delete redundant and monochrome versions of applications-internet
Add view-pages-* icons, as needed in Okular for page layout selection (bug 409082)
Use clockwise arrows for *refresh* and update-* icons (bug 409914)

Extra CMake Modules

android: Allow overriding ANDROID_ARCH and ANDROID_ARCH_ABI as envvars
Notify users when not using KDE_INSTALL_USE_QT_SYS_PATHS about
Provide a more sensible CMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX default
Make the default build type "Debug" when compiling a git checkout


Add Date term to KActivities Stats to filter on resource event date


Simplify previous-/nextActivity code in kactivities-cli

KDE Doxygen Tools

Fix checking dirs for metainfo.yaml with non-ascii chars with Python 2.7
Log bad pathnames (via repr()) instead of crashing entirely
generate list of data files on the fly


KTar::openArchive: Don't assert if file has two root dirs
KZip::openArchive: Don't assert when opening broken files


adapt to UI changes in KPageView


Security: remove support for $(...) in config keys with [$e] marker
Include definition for class used in header


Add KFileUtils::suggestName function to suggest a unique filename


Scrollview - Don't fill the parent with the view (bug 407643)
introduce FallbackTapHandler
KRun QML proxy: fix path/URL confusion
Calendar events: allow plugins to show event details


kded5 desktop file: use valid type (Service) to suppress warning from kservice

KDELibs 4 Support

Designer plugin: use consistently "KF5" in group names & texts
Don't advertise using KPassivePopup


expose new KBusyIndicatorWidget
Remove designer plugin generation for KF5WebKit

KDE WebKit

Use preview of ECMAddQtDesignerPlugin instead of KF5DesignerPlugin
Add option to build Qt Designer plugin (BUILD_DESIGNERPLUGIN, default ON)


Get mobipocket extractor up-to-date, but keep disabled

KHolidays #

Add public holidays' substitute days in Russia, for 2019-2020
Update holidays in Russia


Restore "Check if group < LastGroup, as KIconEffect doesn't handle UserGroup anyway"


Deprecate suggestName in favour of the one in KCoreAddons
Fix can't enter directory error on some FTP servers with Turkish locale (bug 409740)


Revamp Kirigami.AboutPage
Consistently use Units.toolTipDelay instead of hardcoded values
properly size the card contents when the card size is constrained
hide ripple when we don't want items clickable
make handle follow arbitrary height of the drawer
[SwipeListItem] Take into account scrollbar visibility and form factor for handle and inline actions
Remove scaling of iconsize unit for isMobile
always show back button on layers>1
hide actions with submenus from more menu
default ActionToolBar position ot Header
big z to not appear under dialogs
use opacity to hide buttons that don't fit
add the spacer only when it fills the width
fully retrocompatible with showNavigationButtons as bool
more granularity to globalToolBar.showNavigationButtons


David Faure is now the maintainer for KItemModels
KConcatenateRowsProxyModel: add note that Qt 5.13 provides QConcatenateTablesProxyModel

KPackage Framework

Offer metadata.json when requesting the package metadata
PackageLoader: Use the right scope for the KCompressionDevice


declarative: refresh actions list when person changes
declarative: don't crash when the API is misused
personsmodel: Add phoneNumber


Expose X-KDE-Wayland-Interfaces
Fix KService build on Android
KService: remove broken concept of global sycoca database
Remove very dangerous deletion code with kbuildsycoca5 --global
Fix infinite recursion and asserts when the sycoca DB is unreadable by user (e.g. root owned)
Deprecate KDBusServiceStarter. All usage in kdepim is now gone, DBus activation is a better solution
Allow KAutostart to be constructed using an absolute path


Save and load page margins
Don't persist authentication
Re-map default "Switch input mode" shortcut to not confict with konsolepart (bug 409978)
Make keyword completion model return HideListIfAutomaticInvocation by default
Minimap: Do not grab the left-mmouse-button-click on up/down buttons
allow up to 1024 hl ranges instead of not higlighting the line at all if that limit is reached
fix folding of lines with end position at column 0 of a line (bug 405197)
Add option to treat some chars also as "auto bracket" only when we have a selection
Add an action to insert a non-indented newline (bug 314395)
Add setting to enable/disable text drag-and-drop (on by default)


Add Binary Data units (bits, kilobytes, kibibytes ... yottabytes)

KWallet Framework

Move kwalletd initialization earlier (bug 410020)
Remove kde4 migration agent completely (bug 400462)


Use wayland-protocols


introduce concept of header and footer for kpageview
[Busy Indicator] Match duration of QQC2-desktop-style version
Add a warning dialog with a collapsible details section
new class KBusyIndicatorWidget similar to QtQuick's BusyIndicator


[platforms/xcb] Use XRES extension to get real window PID (bug 384837)
Port KXMessages away from QWidget


Add expanding spacers as a customization option for toolbars
Use monochrome action icons for KAboutData buttons
Remove visibilityChanged connection in favor of existing eventFilter


Allow updating default DBus timeout on every interface


device: include reapplyConnection() in the interface

Plasma Framework

[ToolButtonStyle] Use same color group for hovered state
Handle colors file in fake plasma theme installer
Install plasma theme into local XDG_DATA_DIR for icon test
Apply busy indicator duration change of D22646 to the QQC2 style
Compile package structure plugins into expected subdirectory
Change Highlight to ButtonFocus
Fix running the dialognativetest without installing
Search for the plugin of the other plasmoid
[Busy Indicator] Match duration of QQC2-desktop-style version
Add missing components in org.kde.plasma.components 3.0
Update refresh and restart icons to reflect new breeze-icons versions (bug 409914)
itemMouse isn't defined in plasma.components 3.0
use clearItems when an applet gets deleted
Fix crash if swtichSize is adjusted during initial setup
Improve plugin caching


Phabricator: open a new diff automatically in the browser
Fix extraction. Patch by Victor Ryzhykh


Fix broken guard that prevents styling sliders with negative values
Slow down the busy indicator's rotation speed
Fix "Type error" when creating a TextField with focus: true
[ComboBox] Set close policy to close on click outside instead of only outside parent (bug 408950)
[SpinBox] Set renderType (bug 409888)


Make sure solid backends are reentrant

Syntax Highlighting

TypeScript: fix keywords in conditional expressions
Fix generator and test paths of CMake
Add support for additional QML keywords not part of JavaScript
Update cmake highlighting

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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