KDE Frameworks 5.59.0 released

08th June 2019. KDE today announces the release of KDE Frameworks 5.59.0.

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.


Don't try to index SQL database dumps
Exclude .gcode and virtual machine files from indexing consideration


Add Bluez API to DBus XML parser/generator

Breeze Icons

gcompris-qt too
Make falkon icon a real SVG
add missing icons from the apps, to be redone <a href="" title=""></a>
add icon for kfourinline from app, needs updating too
add kigo icon <a href="" title=""></a>
add kwave icon from kwave, to be redone in breeze style
Symlink arrow-*-double to go-*-skip, add 24px go-*-skip
Change input-* device icon styles, add 16px icons
Add dark version of new Knights icon which escaped from my previous commit
Create new icon for Knights based on Anjuta's icon (bug 407527)
add icons for apps which miss them in breeze, these should be updated to be more breezy but they are needed for the new for now
kxstitch icon from kde:kxstitch, to be updated
don't glob everything and the kitchen sink
make sure to also assert ScaledDirectories

Extra CMake Modules

Create specific directory for Qt logging categories file
Don't enable QT_STRICT_ITERATORS on Windows

Framework Integration

ensure to search also in the legacy location
search in the new location for knsrc files


Test reading and seeking in KCompressionDevice
KCompressionDevice: Remove bIgnoreData
KAr: fix out-of-bounds read (on invalid input) by porting to QByteArray
KAr: fix parsing of long filenames with Qt-5.10
KAr: the permissions are in octal, not decimal
KAr::openArchive: Also check ar_longnamesIndex is not < 0
KAr::openArchive: Fix invalid memory access on broken files
KAr::openArchive: Protect against Heap-buffer-overflow in broken files
KTar::KTarPrivate::readLonglink: Fix crash in malformed files


Don't hardcode dbus policy install dir


Use locale currency for donate icon


Fix compilation for python bindings (bug 407306)
Add GetProcessList for retrieving the list of currently active processes


Fix qmldir files

KDELibs 4 Support

Remove QApplication::setColorSpec (empty method)


Show 3 significant figures when displaying doubles (bug 343273)


Manipulate bytes instead of characters
Fix kioslave executables never exiting, when setting KDE_FORK_SLAVES
Fix desktop link to file or directory (bug 357171)
Test current filter before setting a new one (bug 407642)
[kioslave/file] Add a codec for legacy filenames (bug 165044)
Rely upon QSysInfo to retrieve the system details
Add Documents to the default list of Places
kioslave: preserve argv[0], to fix applicationDirPath() on non-Linux
Allow to drop one file or one folder on KDirOperator (bug 45154)
Truncate long filname before creating a link (bug 342247)


[ActionTextField] Make QML tooltip consistent
base on height for items that should have a top padding (bug 405614)
Performance: compress color changes without a QTimer
[FormLayout] Use even top and bottom spacing for separator (bug 405614)
ScrollablePage: Make sure the scrolled view gets the focus when it's set (bug 389510)
Improve keyboard-only usage of the toolbar (bug 403711)
make the recycler a FocusScope


Handle apps which set the desktopFileName property with filename suffix


Fix assert (hash != 0) sometimes when a file is deleted by another process
Fix another assert when the file disappears under us: ASSERT: "ctime != 0"


Don't delete entire previous line by backspace in pos 0 (bug 408016)
Use native dialog overwrite check
Add action to reset font size
show static word wrap marker always if requested
Ensure highlighted range begin/end marker after unfold
Fix: don't reset Highlight when saving some files (bug 407763)
Auto indentation: Use std::vector instead of QList
Fix: Use default indentation mode for new files (bug 375502)
remove duplicated assignment
honor auto-bracket setting for balance check
improve invalid character check on loading (bug 406571)
New menu of syntax highlighting in the status bar
Avoid infinite loop in "Toggle Contained Nodes" action


Allow compositors to send discrete axis values (bug 404152)
Implement set_window_geometry
Implement wl_surface::damage_buffer


KNewPasswordDialog: add periods to message widgets


Don't fetch device statistics upon construction

Plasma Framework

Make Breeze Light/Dark use more system colors
Export SortFilterModel sort column to QML
plasmacore: fix qmldir, ToolTip.qml no longer part of module
signal availableScreenRectChanged for all applets
Use simply configure_file to generate the plasmacomponents3 files
Update *.qmltypes to current API of QML modules
FrameSvg: also clear mask cache on clearCache()
FrameSvg: make hasElementPrefix() also handle prefix with trailing -
FrameSvgPrivate::generateBackground: generate background also if reqp != p
FrameSvgItem: emit maskChanged also from geometryChanged()
FrameSvg: prevent crash when calling mask() with no frame yet created
FrameSvgItem: emit maskChanged always from doUpdate()
API dox: note for FrameSvg::prefix()/actualPrefix() the trailing '-'
API dox: point to Plasma5 versions on techbase if avail
FrameSvg: l & r borders or t & b don't need to have same height resp. width


[JobDialog] Also signal cancellation when window is closed by the user
Report cancelling a configuration as finished with an error (bug 407356)


Remove DefaultListItemBackground and MenuItem animation
[QQC2 Slider Style] Fix wrong handle positioning when initial value is 1 (bug 405471)
ScrollBar: Make it work as a horizontal scroll bar as well (bug 390351)


Refactor the way device backends are built and registered
[Fstab] Use folder-decrypted icon for encrypting fuse mounts

Syntax Highlighting

YAML: only comments after spaces and other improvements/fixes (bug 407060)
Markdown: use includeAttrib in code blocks
fix highlighting of '\0' in C mode
Tcsh: fix operators and keywords
Add syntax definition for the Common Intermediate Language
SyntaxHighlighter: Fix foreground color for text without special highlighting (bug 406816)
Add example app for printing highlighted text to pdf
Markdown: Use color with higher contrast for lists (bug 405824)
Remove .conf extension from "INI Files" hl, to determine the highlighter using MIME type (bug 400290)
Perl: fix the // operator (bug 407327)
fix casing of UInt* types in Julia hl (bug 407611)

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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