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KDE 3.4.2: Just around the bend

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KDE 3.4.2 was tagged a couple days ago and will probably be unleashed onto the general public on or about July 27. This release may not contain any new obvious eye candy or features, it does however have lots and LOTS of bug and security fixes.

Some highlights include:

  • kdelibs:
    • kdeui/klistview.cpp: backport Thomas' double-click fix

    • kio/kssl/ksslcertificatehome.cc: make hostnames case insensitive
    • kdeui/kcolordialog.cpp, kio/kfile/kicondialog.cpp: Killing more non-functional "Help" buttons
    • kinit/lnusertemp.c:
      • use $TMPDIR for the KDE related /tmp files if available.
      • switch priorities of KDETMP vs TMPDIR
    • kio/kio/job.cpp: No progress dialog for the subjob
    • kdeui/klistview.cpp: Give back the focus to the view after canceling a rename
    • mimetypes/application/x-debian-package.desktop (added for compatibility)
    • dcop/dcopserver.cpp: Backport sending proper dcop name

  • kdeaddons:
    • konq-plugins/akregator/feeddetector.cpp:
      • decode imported htmlfeeds

      • ignore resources without type attribute patch

  • kdebase:
    • kdm/backend/socket.c: backport: unset ipv6_v6only

    • kdm/backend/util.c: backport tty listing fix
    • kcontrol/crypto/crypto.cpp: store/read case insensitive
    • l10n/ru/entry.desktop: fixing CurrrencySymbol not in UTF-8
    • kdm/kfrontend/kdm_config.c: backport: fix %hostlist macros
    • kdm/backend/bootman.c: backport: add --no-floppy to the grub command line
    • konsole/konsole/konsole.cpp: One button too much in overwrite confirmation dialog
    • kdm/kfrontend/kgreeter.cpp: backport: don't crash on missing pam-error item

  • kdegraphics:
    • kolourpaint: lots of graphic and font rendering fixes

    • kpdf: again lots of graphic and font rendering fixes

  • kdemultimedia:
    • kmix: lots of bug and rendering fixes

    • juk/googlefetcher.cpp, juk/googlefetcher.h, juk/Makefile.am: fixed JuK crashes when getting cover for album with quotes
    • Updates to kscd documentation: Added CD troubleshooting section for people who need help getting their player working
    • akode/lib/decoderpluginhandler.cpp: Backport of wav fix
  • kdenetwork:
    • kopete:
      • /protocols/gadu/libgadu: lots of security fixes

      • /protocols/groupwise/gwaccount.cpp: Backport fix for adding contacts to your list who have messaged you.
      • /protocols/msn/msnsecureloginhandler.cpp: Backport: don't output the password in the debug
      • /protocols/msn/sslloginhandler.h (removed): Backport the MSNSecureLoginHandler class. Should fix crash related to OpenSSL and lag when login.
      • /libkopete/kopetemetacontact.cpp: backport of bug that overwrites your entire addressbook with lame msn pictures when a resource of kabc is not available.
  • kdepim:
    • akregator:
      • /src/akregator_view.cpp: fix quick search, reset state on node correctly and update filters in view objects

      • /src/akregator_run.cpp: only use external browser if selected in akregator
    • korn/accountmanager.cpp: It now doesn't run the command if KOrn is restarted after resetting the counter to zero.
    • mimelib/msgcmp.cpp: fixed crashes when downloading new parts which don't have an id yet
    • kmail: lots of folder handling issues

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