KDevelop 5.0.2 released, second maintenance release in 5.0.x series

The KDevelop team has released KDevelop 5.0.2, second maintenance release in projects 5.0.x series. This release is coming almost 4 weeks after previous stabilization release, 5.0.1.

KDevelop is a modern Integrated Development Environment(IDE) for developing projects of any size. It is basically a nicely blended combination of advanced code editor with advanced code analysis which offers an enriched programming experience. It has many plugins to support widely used programming and scripting languages like C, C++, PHP, Python ..etc.

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KDevelop 5.0.2, being a maintenance release in 5.0.x series ships fixes for numerous bugs reported in previous point releases. In addition to the source code, the team has created updated 64bit AppImage for GNU/Linux platforms and installers for Windows OS to facilitate easy deployment. Also, the project has announced a 32 bit edition for Windows.

Major bug fixes in KDevelop 5.0.2 release can be summarized as follows:
  • Fix a locking issue in the background parser, causing frequent crashes on Windows (3c395340d)
  • Fix broken search in the documentation view (0602281c)
  • Fix various issues with the breakpoints view (cba54572)
  • Fix a possible crash when activating a clang FixIt (BR: 369176)
  • Fix a crash when performing various actions with the Make plugin disabled (BR: 369326)
  • Update Sonnet in the Windows installer which led to crashes with spellechecking (BR: 370470)
  • Fix text files being parsed as CMake under some circumstances, leading to bad performance and crashes
  • Use correct font in documentation view (BR: 285162)
  • Fix a crash when clicking "Rename declaration" without an editor being open (22bdccb1)
  • Fix "Download more ..." feature not working on some systems (4c4500bf)
  • Fix "Select next/previous toolview" behaving incorrectly in some cases (24d3e3bb)
  • Fix "Hide/Restore docks" behaving incorrectly in some cases (daeed5f1)
  • Fix "Install as root" action not working (30a66c3f)
  • Fix CMake build plugin sometimes rebuilding everything when it should not (17b6499e)
  • Various UI improvements.
For additional details, you can read release announcement published in projects website.

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