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1# ChangeLog for Gentoo Linux Installer 1# ChangeLog for Gentoo Linux Installer
2# Copyright 2005-2005 Gentoo Technologies, Inc. 2# Copyright 2005-2005 Gentoo Technologies, Inc.
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4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.489 2005/11/20 22:11:33 codeman Exp $ 4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.611 2006/03/05 04:25:04 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005) 6 4 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
7 src/GLIPortage.py:
8 create /tmp, /var/tmp, and /var/lib/portage with proper permissions
9 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
10 fix checks for changed partitions so they will actually get deleted
7 11
12 3 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
13 src/GLIClientController.py:
14 slightly better error handling for pre-install failures
15
16 2 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
17 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
18 proper return code checking for ext2/3 resizing
19
20 28 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
21 src/GLIClientController.py:
22 accept 'none' as well as 'null' for network type
23 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
24 ignore extended partitions in mount_local_partitions()
25 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
26 use get_ordered_partition_list() instead of keys().sort() for new_part_list
27 check to make sure start sector for primary isn't less than end sector for
28 previous extended
29 src/GLIClientController.py:
30 write dns servers to /etc/resolv.conf
31
32 27 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
33 src/GLIPortage.py:
34 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses compile_output.log for command output
35
36 23 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
37 only keep a 1000 line 'scrollback' buffer for the compile output and log file
38
39 20 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
40 src/GLIPortage.py:
41 add code make GLIPortage.py capable of being run stand-along for dynamic
42 stage3 generation and copying packages in a GRP-ish way
43 grp code fixups
44
45 17 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
46 src/GLIPortage.py:
47 ignore blank packages passed to get_deps() and emerge()
48
49 14 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
50 src/GLIUtility.py:
51 add get_chosts() function
52
53*GLI-0.3 (12 Feb 2006)
54
55 12 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
56 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
57 pull old start/end sector values from somewhere that actually has them
58 add logic for extended partition to code that makes sure new end sector
59 doesn't overlap start sector of next partitions
60 don't freak out if partition can't be deleted
61
62 11 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
63 src/GLIPortage.py:
64 run env-update at the end of copy_pkg_to_chroot()
65
66 10 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
67 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
68 I'm a complete fscking dumbass. I recorded the end sector for partitions that
69 weren't being touched, but I never used it when recreating them...the end was
70 calculated from the size in MB instead :/
71
72 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
73 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
74 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
75 copy /etc/{passwd,group,shadow} from livecd to chroot sans 'gentoo'
76 src/GLIPortage.py:
77 use tar to transfer files from image dir to /mnt/gentoo instead of 'cp -a'
78 src/GLIStorageDevice.py,src/GLIInstallProfile.py,src/templates/x86AT.py:
79 'resized' flag
80
81 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
82 src/GLIPortage.py:
83 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
84
85 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
86 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
87
88 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
89 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
90 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
91 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
92 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
93
94 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
95 src/GLIPortage.py:
96 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
97
98 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
99 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
100 fix handling of 404 for real files
101 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
102 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
103
104 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
105 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
106 initial support for 'include' in XML files
107 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
108 initial support for %
109 src/GLIClientController.py:
110 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
111
112 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
113 webgli/configfiles:
114 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
115 webgli/timezone: small fix.
116 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
117 webgli/services: same
118 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
119
120 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
121 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
122 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
123 added execute.pyhtml
124 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
125 updated TODO.
126
127 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
128 src/net/server/*:
129 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
130 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
131
132 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
133 src/net/server/*:
134 stupid threading module...
135
136 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
137 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
138
139 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
140 src/GLIPortage.py:
141 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
142 emerge()
143 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
144 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
145 in the chroot
146 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
147 src/GLIUtility.py:
148 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
149 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
150 debug code in spawn()
151 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
152 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
153 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
154 total_steps was 1 too high
155
156 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
157 src/GLIUtility.py:
158 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
159 src/GLIPortage.py:
160 remove all symlink fixups
161 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
162 call tar with -p
163
164 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
165 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
166 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
167 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
168
169 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
170 src/GLIPortage.py:
171 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
172 added emerge()
173 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
174 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
175 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
176 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
177 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
178 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
179 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
180 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
181 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
182
183 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
184 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
185 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
186 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
187 src/GLIUtility.py:
188 added get_keymaps()
189 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
190 src/GLIPortage.py:
191 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
192 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
193 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
194
195 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
196 src/net/server/html/*:
197 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
198
199 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
200 src/GLIPortage.py:
201 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
202 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
203 src/runtimedeps.py:
204 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
205
206 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
207 src/runtimedeps.py:
208 remove passing of ROOT
209 src/GLIPortage.py:
210 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
211 remove depgraph class
212 add debugging code to get_deps()
213 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
214 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
215 debugging code in install_packages()
216
217 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
218 src/runtimedeps.py:
219 initial commit
220 src/GLIPortage.py:
221 use separate script for GRP deps
222 remove calls to portage module
223
224 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
225 src/GLIPortage.py:
226 initial commit
227 move some of portage function from GLIAT
228 flipped around a few function args
229 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
230 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
231
232 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
233 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
234 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
235
236 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
237 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
238 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
239 302 redirects work
240 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
241 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
242 load/save profile
243 src/GLIUtility.py:
244 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
245
246 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
247 src/GLIClientController.py:
248 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
249 of the array
250 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
251 removed redundant bind mounts
252
253 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
254 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
255 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
256 added the glossary in RTF format.
257
258 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
259 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
260 added MBR drive support to lilo.
261 these changes will likely not work.
262 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
263
264 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
265 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
266 call generated code in a function
267 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
268 include top/bottom
269 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
270 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
271 install mode magic
272
273 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
274 src/GLIClientController.py:
275 use GLIException when there's an import problem
276 added debug code to show install_steps
277 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
278 add . to import path
279 proper path this time: ../../templates
280 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
281 add _portage_best_version() function
282
283 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
284 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
285 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
286
287 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
288 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
289 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
290 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
291 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
292 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
293 converted bootloader and kernel
294 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
295 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
296 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
297 HTML escape <% %> stuff
298 work around python's sucky regexes
299 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
300 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
301
302 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
303 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
304 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
305 302 redirects
306 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
307 minor changes for new code
308 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
309 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
310 one file per path Legolas goodness
311 partitioning[2-4] done
312
313 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
314 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
315 updated comparison chart.
316 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
317
318 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
319 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
320 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
321 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
322
323 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
324 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
325 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
326
327 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
328 webgli: added graphic bar on top
329 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
330 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
331
332 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
333 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
334 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
335 all changes tested.
336 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
337
338 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
339 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
340 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
341 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
342 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
343 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
344 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
345 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
346
347 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
348 src/GLIUtility.py:
349 change ping count to 2
350 docs/comparison.html
351 initial commit
352
353 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
354 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
355 fix map() issue with grub code
356 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
357
358 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
359 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
360 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
361 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
362 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
363 added comparison list and updated TODO!
364
365 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
366 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
367 fix to stage1() debug code
368 fix to stage2() debug code
369
370 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
371 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
372
373 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
374 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
375 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
376
377 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
378 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
379 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
380
381 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
382 more bugfixes with bootloader code
383 gli-dialog side appears to work
384
385 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
386 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
387 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
388 some fixes of my poor coding
389
8 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 390 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list. 391 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
10 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL 392 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
11 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli. 393 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
394 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
12 395
13 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 396 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
14 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs 397 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
15 398
16 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 399 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
17 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py: 400 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
18 call ls with '-1 --color=no' 401 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
19 402
20 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 403 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
21 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs 404 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
22 405
23 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 406 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
24 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py: 407 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
25 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get 408 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
26 confused 409 confused

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