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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 1.305 2005/07/30 21:06:59 agaffney Exp $ 4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.484 2005/11/15 15:44:25 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7
8 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
10 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
11 confused
12
13 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
14 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
15 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
16
17 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
18 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
19 add -h option to usage()
20 show time and request URI in debug mode
21 show client IP in debug mode
22 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
23
24 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
25 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
26 'classier' 401 message
27 proper commandline parsing
28 help via -h
29 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
30
31 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
32 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
33 basic HTTP auth
34
35 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
36 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
37 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
38 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
39 respond to HEAD with just headers
40 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
41 icons for drives
42
43 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
44 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
45 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
46 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
47 radio buttons and pretty display work together
48 META redirect instead of javascript
49 pretty display stretches across entire screen
50 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
51 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
52 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
53 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
54 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
55 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
56 more generic of symlink crappiness
57 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
58
59 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
60 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
61 initial generic disk support
62 fixes for add_partition() code
63 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
64 added support for creating generic disks
65 add new partition working
66 save and delete partitions
67
68 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
69 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
70
71 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
72 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
73 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
74 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
75 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
76
77 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
78 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
79
80 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
81 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
82 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
83 make fallback actually work
84 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
85 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
86
87 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
88 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
89 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
90 pretend mode
91 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
92 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
93 pass name of certificate
94
95 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
96 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
97
98 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
99 webgli: networking and users screens
100 added return_redirect to handler.py
101 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
102 Review also done
103
104*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
105
106 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
107 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
108 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
109 log output of grub install command
110 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
111 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
112 src/GLIUtility.py:
113 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
114
115 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
116 src/GLIClientController.py:
117 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
118 src/GLIUtility.py:
119 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
120 bump buffer size up to 16384
121 only report progress in 5% increments
122 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
123 kernelpkgs.txt support code
124 above disabled because it sucks
125 added add_pkg_to_world()
126
127 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
128 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
129 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
130 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
131
132 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
133 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
134
135 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
136 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
137 / maps to index.html
138 look for actual files in html/
139 src/net/html:
140 new template
141 src/GLIUtility.py:
142 added parse_vdb_contents()
143 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
144 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
145 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
146 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
147 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
148
149 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
150 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
151 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
152
153 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
154 src/GLIUtility.py:
155 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
156 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
157 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
158 only update progress bar for whole percents
159
160 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
161 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
162 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
163 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
164 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
165 fix so subshell is called in root shell
166
167 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
168 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
169 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
170
171 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
172 src/misc/updategtkfe:
173 updated to actually work
174 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
175 src/misc/updateglid:
176 updated to actually work
177 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
178 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
179
180 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
181 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
182 URI browser
183 added mirror selection
184 src/GLIUtility.py:
185 ls via ssh strips off ending *
186
187 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
188 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
189
190 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
191 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
192
193 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
194 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
195 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
196 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
197 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
198 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
199 goes public.
200
201 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
202 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
203 override dict to not be so anal
204 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
205 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
206 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
207 move handlers into subdirectory
208 add Welcome and Clients handlers
209
210 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
211 src/GLIUtility.py:
212 raise exception if password prompt received twice
213
214 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
215 src/GLIUtility.py:
216 removed rot13ify()
217
218 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
219 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
220 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
221 no XMLRPC functions return None
222 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
223 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
224 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
225 various typo and type mismatch fixes
226 exit after exception
227
228 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
229 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
230 initial commit
231 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions
232 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
233 rename GLIClientsProfiles to GLIServerProfile
234
235 29 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
236 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
237 now handles POST requests
238 move majority of request handling code to common_handler() to reduce code
239 duplication
240 profile loading
241 client reg via XMLRPC goes into SharedInfo()
242 /showclients redesign
243 template fixes
244 allow handler functions to add/change headers
245 save profile
246
247 28 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
248 src/net/server/GLIClientsProfiles.py:
249 initial commit
250 src/net/server/template.html:
251 initial commit
252 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
253 add template mojo
254
255 26 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
256 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
257 XMLRPC mojo
258
259 22 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
260 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
261 add code in _edit_config() to comment line where variable is defined
262 previously
263 insert new line under previous definition of variable if it exists
264 small _edit_config() cleanup
265 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
266 add clear_partitions() function
267 new sizes for recommended partition layout
268 automatically calculate swap size for recommended layout
269
270 21 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
271 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
272 fat16 mojo
273
274 20 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
275 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
276 prevent do_recommended() from being run twice
277 rewrite do_recommended() to be more robust
278 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
279 rework _edit_config() to not write duplicate entries
280
281 17 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
282 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
283 added do_recommended() function to automatically created 256M/1G/* layout
284
285 17 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
286 src/gli-dialog.py: added set_distcc to the list
287 GenDialog: added set_distcc. untested.
288 IP: added install_distcc flag.
289 AT: added install_distcc function based on the flag. runs after build_kernel
290 changed AT spawn command for distcc for nodeps.
291
292 16 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
293 src/GLIUtility.py:
294 add rot13ify() function
295
296 16 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
297 src/GenDialog.py
298 added a sentence of text. unchecking support added.
299
300 15 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
301 src/GLIUtility.py
302 added get_grp_pkgs_from_cd() to return a list of packages in GRP for FE menus
303 src/GenDialog.py
304 still working on extra_packages. transformed the list to new format.
305 added GRP indication to list. untested.
306 TODO lists updated.
307 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog.py
308 spelling mistook.
309
310 14 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
311 src/GLIUtility.py:
312 get_snapshot_from_cd() returns '' instead of 'file://' if nothing found
313
314 5 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
315 src/GLIUtility.py:
316 add get_directory_listing_from_uri()
317 add http support to above
318 add ftp support to above
319 add scp support to above
320 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
321 "0" instead of 0 for key of single-element dict passed to _edit_config()
322
323 5 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
324 value_only -> only_value
325
326 3 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
327 gutted out all of etc_portage structure since it is now all handled by
328 etc_files
329
330 3 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
331 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
332 install_packages() sends progress update notifications
333 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
334 increase sleep to 5s between format tries
335 src/GLIClientController.py:
336 pass 'self' to AT instead of 'self._pretend'
337
338 2 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
339 logger -> logger.log in x86AT
340
341 1 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
342 added set_etc_portage to IP. debugging gli-d's support for it.
343
344 1 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
345 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
346 switch to 3 tries for mkfs instead of looping waiting for dev node to exist
347
348 30 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
349 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
350 add _portage_best_version() function and rework install_packages() to allow
351 for future X of Y tracking
352 Use best_visible instead of best_version
353 tracked down and fixed missing = causing empty install extra packages
354 use = when emerging also
355 quickpkg hokey pokey
356 run _get_packages_to_emerge() again with -pk
357
358 22 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
359 src/ArchTemplate: removed install_xorg_x11, and put the xorg.conf copying at
360 the end of install_packages.
361 added updateglid to /src/misc
362 updated all core files with new GPL notice and copyright statement.
363
364 21 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
365 src/GLIUtility.py:
366 fix get_snapshot_from_cd() to look in /mnt/livecd/snapshots/ if it can't find
367 a snapshot in /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/
368 get_snapshot_from_cd() adds file:// at the beginning
369 change calls to extra package special case functions to 'self.blah'
370
371 21 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
372 src/ArchTemplate: changed "voodoo".
373 changed order of portage sync methods. made a fallback to webrsync if
374 normal emerge sync fails.
375 removed get_sources_from_cd because it is obsolete.
376 add special cases to install_packages. remove fatal exception on package
377 install failure b/c the box will still be bootable.
378 add install_xorg_x11. remove adding of xdm to runlevel. this will now be
379 handled in the FEs.
380 src/GenDialog: added a bunch of code for dealing with x11-based packages.
381 awaiting testing.
382
383 20 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
384 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
385 global try/except block around fs resizable detection code
386 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py:
387 install-failed cleanup function
388
389 18 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
390 x86ArchTemplate: updated lilo code. separated out THREE commands. untested.
391
392 16 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
393 GLIGenDialog:
394 add drive choices for loaded configs.
395 force snapshot for dynamic_stage3
396 init the snapshoturi input to the cd snapshot if not already selected.
397 if dynamic_stage3, skip the make.conf step.
398 GLIUtility: add get_cd_snapshot_uri() for local snapshots.
399 this fixes parts 1,2,3,6 of bug 102747 for gli-dialog
400
401 16 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
402 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
403 manually call MAKEDEV in stage3-dynamic code
404 copy /etc/inittab.old to /etc/inittab in chroot
405 src/GLIUtility.py:
406 add beginning of validate_uri() function
407 add file:/// support to validate_uri()
408 single quotes when setting livecd password
409
410 15 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
411 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
412 change getmountpoint() to get_mountpoint()
413 src/misc/updategtkfe:
414 committed script to automatically download latest snapshot and run gtkfe
415 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
416 fix _configure_lilo_add_windows() for IP -> GLISD stuff
417 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
418 give tmp_minor an initial value in mount_local_partitions so that the value
419 remain from the previous drive
420
421 14 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
422 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
423 Fix _configure_lilo() for IP using GLISD stuff
424 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
425 install_cron_daemon() treats "none" specially
426
427 14 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
428 old patch from Steven Mertens to resolve bug #96642
429 numerous asthetic changes to GenDialog, no real functionality changes though.
430 strings renamed for global use if necessary.
431 fix all three parts of bug 102291
432 disable set_etc_portage until fully-written.
433
434 13 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
435 src/GLIClientController.py:
436 lower-case http/ftp proxy envvars
437
438 12 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
439 src/GLIClientController.py:
440 log end of pre_install steps to aid in debugging
441 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
442 change set_flag(flag) to set_flag(flag, True)...*stab* *stab*
443
444 10 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
445 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py
446 check to make sure that the device node we're wait for to exist isn't of
447 type 'free'
448
449 09 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
450 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
451 convert install_packages to list in set_extra_packages()
452 check return code of checklist() call in "Manual" section
453 *actually* fix the first problem
454
455 08 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> src/GLIUtility.py:
456 "source /etc/profile" does not ensure the ENV is correctly set up. Use "bash
457 -l" instead, to ensure a proper environment (important for CONFIG_PROTECT).
458
459 06 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
460 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
461 re-fix net.eth1+ symlink code...wtf is wrong with cvs?
462
463 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
464 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it.
465
466 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
467 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
468 Fix case where vixie-cron is specified as a full package atom, as we still
469 don't want to run 'crontab /etc/crontab' for it.
470
5*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005) 471*GLI-0.1 (3 Aug 2005)
6 472
7 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 473 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
8 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain. 474 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain.
9 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code. 475 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code.
10 476 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless"
477 change bootloader to allow for both initrd and initramfs.
478 fix IP for dynamic_stage3.
479 fix ArchTemplate for broken mountpoint creation. fix GenDialog part showing.
480
11 30 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 481 30 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
12 Added full scp:// URI support to get_uri() in GLIUtility 482 Added full scp:// URI support to get_uri() in GLIUtility
13 Remove "networkless" from dynamic stage3 if locic. 483 Remove "networkless" from dynamic stage3 if locic.
14 Remove print statement from scp:// code. 484 Remove print statement from scp:// code.
15 Change scp code to check for "assword: " instead of "Password:" 485 Change scp code to check for "assword: " instead of "Password:"
16 Fix post-install network code to create net.eth1+ symlink correctly 486 Fix post-install network code to create net.eth1+ symlink correctly
17 Check to make sure pkg can be split on / and some debugging code 487 Check to make sure pkg can be split on / and some debugging code
488 Add 2>dev/null to emerge call in _get_packages_to_emerge()
489 SimpleXMLParser handles True/False/None correctly now
490 Comment out above fix
491 Add partitioning wait-for-device-to-exist code to mount_local_partitions
18 492
19 28 Jul 2005; Scott Myron <samyron@gentoo.org> 493 28 Jul 2005; Scott Myron <samyron@gentoo.org>
20 Removed a FIXME in the GLIClientConfiguration that is no 494 Removed a FIXME in the GLIClientConfiguration that is no
21 longer needed. 495 longer needed.
22 496

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