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1# ChangeLog for Gentoo Linux Installer 1# ChangeLog for Gentoo Linux Installer
2# Copyright 2005 Gentoo Technologies, Inc. 2# Copyright 2005-2005 Gentoo Technologies, Inc.
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3# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.292 2005/07/24 19:46:55 codeman Exp $ 4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.442 2005/10/26 01:42:48 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (17 Oct 2005)
7
8 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/GLIClientController.py:
10 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
11 src/GLIUtility.py:
12 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
13 bump buffer size up to 16384
14 only report progress in 5% increments
15 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
16 kernelpkgs.txt support code
17 above disabled because it sucks
18
19 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
20 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
21 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
22 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
23
24 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
25 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
26
27 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
28 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
29 / maps to index.html
30 look for actual files in html/
31 src/net/html:
32 new template
33 src/GLIUtility.py:
34 added parse_vdb_contents()
35 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
36 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
37 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
38 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
39 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
40
41 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
42 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
43 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
44
45 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
46 src/GLIUtility.py:
47 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
48 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
49 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
50 only update progress bar for whole percents
51
52 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
53 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
54 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
55 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
56 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
57 fix so subshell is called in root shell
58
59 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
60 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
61 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
62
63*GLI-0.2 (17 Oct 2005)
64
65 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
66 src/misc/updategtkfe:
67 updated to actually work
68 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
69 src/misc/updateglid:
70 updated to actually work
71 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
72 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
73
74 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
75 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
76 URI browser
77 added mirror selection
78 src/GLIUtility.py:
79 ls via ssh strips off ending *
80
81 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
82 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
83
84 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
85 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
86
87 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
88 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
89 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
90 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
91 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
92 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
93 goes public.
94
95 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
96 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
97 override dict to not be so anal
98 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
99 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
100 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
101 move handlers into subdirectory
102 add Welcome and Clients handlers
103
104 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
105 src/GLIUtility.py:
106 raise exception if password prompt received twice
107
108 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
109 src/GLIUtility.py:
110 removed rot13ify()
111
112 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
113 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
114 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
115 no XMLRPC functions return None
116 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
117 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
118 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
119 various typo and type mismatch fixes
120 exit after exception
121
122 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
123 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
124 initial commit
125 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions
126 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
127 rename GLIClientsProfiles to GLIServerProfile
128
129 29 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
130 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
131 now handles POST requests
132 move majority of request handling code to common_handler() to reduce code
133 duplication
134 profile loading
135 client reg via XMLRPC goes into SharedInfo()
136 /showclients redesign
137 template fixes
138 allow handler functions to add/change headers
139 save profile
140
141 28 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
142 src/net/server/GLIClientsProfiles.py:
143 initial commit
144 src/net/server/template.html:
145 initial commit
146 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
147 add template mojo
148
149 26 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
150 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
151 XMLRPC mojo
152
153 22 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
154 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
155 add code in _edit_config() to comment line where variable is defined
156 previously
157 insert new line under previous definition of variable if it exists
158 small _edit_config() cleanup
159 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
160 add clear_partitions() function
161 new sizes for recommended partition layout
162 automatically calculate swap size for recommended layout
163
164 21 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
165 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
166 fat16 mojo
167
168 20 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
169 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
170 prevent do_recommended() from being run twice
171 rewrite do_recommended() to be more robust
172 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
173 rework _edit_config() to not write duplicate entries
174
175 17 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
176 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
177 added do_recommended() function to automatically created 256M/1G/* layout
178
179 17 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
180 src/gli-dialog.py: added set_distcc to the list
181 GenDialog: added set_distcc. untested.
182 IP: added install_distcc flag.
183 AT: added install_distcc function based on the flag. runs after build_kernel
184 changed AT spawn command for distcc for nodeps.
185
186 16 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
187 src/GLIUtility.py:
188 add rot13ify() function
189
190 16 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
191 src/GenDialog.py
192 added a sentence of text. unchecking support added.
193
194 15 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
195 src/GLIUtility.py
196 added get_grp_pkgs_from_cd() to return a list of packages in GRP for FE menus
197 src/GenDialog.py
198 still working on extra_packages. transformed the list to new format.
199 added GRP indication to list. untested.
200 TODO lists updated.
201 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog.py
202 spelling mistook.
203
204 14 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
205 src/GLIUtility.py:
206 get_snapshot_from_cd() returns '' instead of 'file://' if nothing found
207
208 5 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
209 src/GLIUtility.py:
210 add get_directory_listing_from_uri()
211 add http support to above
212 add ftp support to above
213 add scp support to above
214 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
215 "0" instead of 0 for key of single-element dict passed to _edit_config()
216
217 5 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
218 value_only -> only_value
219
220 3 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
221 gutted out all of etc_portage structure since it is now all handled by
222 etc_files
223
224 3 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
225 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
226 install_packages() sends progress update notifications
227 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
228 increase sleep to 5s between format tries
229 src/GLIClientController.py:
230 pass 'self' to AT instead of 'self._pretend'
231
232 2 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
233 logger -> logger.log in x86AT
234
235 1 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
236 added set_etc_portage to IP. debugging gli-d's support for it.
237
238 1 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
239 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
240 switch to 3 tries for mkfs instead of looping waiting for dev node to exist
241
242 30 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
243 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
244 add _portage_best_version() function and rework install_packages() to allow
245 for future X of Y tracking
246 Use best_visible instead of best_version
247 tracked down and fixed missing = causing empty install extra packages
248 use = when emerging also
249 quickpkg hokey pokey
250 run _get_packages_to_emerge() again with -pk
251
252 22 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
253 src/ArchTemplate: removed install_xorg_x11, and put the xorg.conf copying at
254 the end of install_packages.
255 added updateglid to /src/misc
256 updated all core files with new GPL notice and copyright statement.
257
258 21 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
259 src/GLIUtility.py:
260 fix get_snapshot_from_cd() to look in /mnt/livecd/snapshots/ if it can't find
261 a snapshot in /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/
262 get_snapshot_from_cd() adds file:// at the beginning
263 change calls to extra package special case functions to 'self.blah'
264
265 21 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
266 src/ArchTemplate: changed "voodoo".
267 changed order of portage sync methods. made a fallback to webrsync if
268 normal emerge sync fails.
269 removed get_sources_from_cd because it is obsolete.
270 add special cases to install_packages. remove fatal exception on package
271 install failure b/c the box will still be bootable.
272 add install_xorg_x11. remove adding of xdm to runlevel. this will now be
273 handled in the FEs.
274 src/GenDialog: added a bunch of code for dealing with x11-based packages.
275 awaiting testing.
276
277 20 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
278 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
279 global try/except block around fs resizable detection code
280 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py:
281 install-failed cleanup function
282
283 18 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
284 x86ArchTemplate: updated lilo code. separated out THREE commands. untested.
285
286 16 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
287 GLIGenDialog:
288 add drive choices for loaded configs.
289 force snapshot for dynamic_stage3
290 init the snapshoturi input to the cd snapshot if not already selected.
291 if dynamic_stage3, skip the make.conf step.
292 GLIUtility: add get_cd_snapshot_uri() for local snapshots.
293 this fixes parts 1,2,3,6 of bug 102747 for gli-dialog
294
295 16 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
296 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
297 manually call MAKEDEV in stage3-dynamic code
298 copy /etc/inittab.old to /etc/inittab in chroot
299 src/GLIUtility.py:
300 add beginning of validate_uri() function
301 add file:/// support to validate_uri()
302 single quotes when setting livecd password
303
304 15 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
305 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
306 change getmountpoint() to get_mountpoint()
307 src/misc/updategtkfe:
308 committed script to automatically download latest snapshot and run gtkfe
309 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
310 fix _configure_lilo_add_windows() for IP -> GLISD stuff
311 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
312 give tmp_minor an initial value in mount_local_partitions so that the value
313 remain from the previous drive
314
315 14 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
316 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
317 Fix _configure_lilo() for IP using GLISD stuff
318 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
319 install_cron_daemon() treats "none" specially
320
321 14 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
322 old patch from Steven Mertens to resolve bug #96642
323 numerous asthetic changes to GenDialog, no real functionality changes though.
324 strings renamed for global use if necessary.
325 fix all three parts of bug 102291
326 disable set_etc_portage until fully-written.
327
328 13 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
329 src/GLIClientController.py:
330 lower-case http/ftp proxy envvars
331
332 12 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
333 src/GLIClientController.py:
334 log end of pre_install steps to aid in debugging
335 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
336 change set_flag(flag) to set_flag(flag, True)...*stab* *stab*
337
338 10 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
339 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py
340 check to make sure that the device node we're wait for to exist isn't of
341 type 'free'
342
343 09 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
344 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
345 convert install_packages to list in set_extra_packages()
346 check return code of checklist() call in "Manual" section
347 *actually* fix the first problem
348
349 08 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> src/GLIUtility.py:
350 "source /etc/profile" does not ensure the ENV is correctly set up. Use "bash
351 -l" instead, to ensure a proper environment (important for CONFIG_PROTECT).
352
353 06 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
354 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
355 re-fix net.eth1+ symlink code...wtf is wrong with cvs?
356
357 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
358 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it.
359
360 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
361 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
362 Fix case where vixie-cron is specified as a full package atom, as we still
363 don't want to run 'crontab /etc/crontab' for it.
364
5*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005) 365*GLI-0.1 (3 Aug 2005)
366
367 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
368 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain.
369 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code.
370 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless"
371 change bootloader to allow for both initrd and initramfs.
372 fix IP for dynamic_stage3.
373 fix ArchTemplate for broken mountpoint creation. fix GenDialog part showing.
374
375 30 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
376 Added full scp:// URI support to get_uri() in GLIUtility
377 Remove "networkless" from dynamic stage3 if locic.
378 Remove print statement from scp:// code.
379 Change scp code to check for "assword: " instead of "Password:"
380 Fix post-install network code to create net.eth1+ symlink correctly
381 Check to make sure pkg can be split on / and some debugging code
382 Add 2>dev/null to emerge call in _get_packages_to_emerge()
383 SimpleXMLParser handles True/False/None correctly now
384 Comment out above fix
385 Add partitioning wait-for-device-to-exist code to mount_local_partitions
386
387 28 Jul 2005; Scott Myron <samyron@gentoo.org>
388 Removed a FIXME in the GLIClientConfiguration that is no
389 longer needed.
390
391 27 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
392 Default to x86 in ClientConfig
393 Typo in build-a-stage3 code.
394 Remove MAKEDEV call in build-a-stage3 postscript.
395
396 26 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
397 Rewrote init of IP for gli-d. Other GenDialog updates.
398 allow network_type to be None in CConfig.
399
400 24 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
401 Add _dynamic_stage3 option to IP.
402 Add check for that option to dynamic stage3 code in ArchTemplate.
403 Fix code to determine default route in get_eth_info() in GLIUtility.
404 Fix serialization of dns-servers in ClientConfig.
6 405
7 24 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 406 24 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
8 changed default values of cron/logger in IP. 407 changed default values of cron/logger in IP.
9 moved GenDialog IP init out to the individual files. gli-dialog's version 408 moved GenDialog IP init out to the individual files. gli-dialog's version
10 will change quite a bit. 409 will change quite a bit.

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