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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 1.612 2006/03/05 22:42:40 codeman Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005) 6 5 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
7 add error catching and text to saving profile dialogs
7 8
9 4 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
10 src/GLIPortage.py:
11 create /tmp, /var/tmp, and /var/lib/portage with proper permissions
12 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
13 fix checks for changed partitions so they will actually get deleted
14
15 3 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
16 src/GLIClientController.py:
17 slightly better error handling for pre-install failures
18
19 2 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
20 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
21 proper return code checking for ext2/3 resizing
22
23 28 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
24 src/GLIClientController.py:
25 accept 'none' as well as 'null' for network type
26 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
27 ignore extended partitions in mount_local_partitions()
28 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
29 use get_ordered_partition_list() instead of keys().sort() for new_part_list
30 check to make sure start sector for primary isn't less than end sector for
31 previous extended
32 src/GLIClientController.py:
33 write dns servers to /etc/resolv.conf
34
35 27 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
36 src/GLIPortage.py:
37 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses compile_output.log for command output
38
39 23 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
40 only keep a 1000 line 'scrollback' buffer for the compile output and log file
41
42 20 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
43 src/GLIPortage.py:
44 add code make GLIPortage.py capable of being run stand-along for dynamic
45 stage3 generation and copying packages in a GRP-ish way
46 grp code fixups
47
48 17 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
49 src/GLIPortage.py:
50 ignore blank packages passed to get_deps() and emerge()
51
52 14 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
53 src/GLIUtility.py:
54 add get_chosts() function
55
56*GLI-0.3 (12 Feb 2006)
57
58 12 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
59 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
60 pull old start/end sector values from somewhere that actually has them
61 add logic for extended partition to code that makes sure new end sector
62 doesn't overlap start sector of next partitions
63 don't freak out if partition can't be deleted
64
65 11 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
66 src/GLIPortage.py:
67 run env-update at the end of copy_pkg_to_chroot()
68
69 10 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
70 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
71 I'm a complete fscking dumbass. I recorded the end sector for partitions that
72 weren't being touched, but I never used it when recreating them...the end was
73 calculated from the size in MB instead :/
74
75 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
76 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
77 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
78 copy /etc/{passwd,group,shadow} from livecd to chroot sans 'gentoo'
79 src/GLIPortage.py:
80 use tar to transfer files from image dir to /mnt/gentoo instead of 'cp -a'
81 src/GLIStorageDevice.py,src/GLIInstallProfile.py,src/templates/x86AT.py:
82 'resized' flag
83
84 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
85 src/GLIPortage.py:
86 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
87
88 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
89 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
90
91 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
92 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
93 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
94 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
95 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
96
97 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
98 src/GLIPortage.py:
99 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
100
101 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
102 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
103 fix handling of 404 for real files
104 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
105 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
106
107 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
108 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
109 initial support for 'include' in XML files
110 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
111 initial support for %
112 src/GLIClientController.py:
113 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
114
115 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
116 webgli/configfiles:
117 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
118 webgli/timezone: small fix.
119 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
120 webgli/services: same
121 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
122
123 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
124 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
125 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
126 added execute.pyhtml
127 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
128 updated TODO.
129
130 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
131 src/net/server/*:
132 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
133 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
134
135 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
136 src/net/server/*:
137 stupid threading module...
138
139 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
140 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
141
142 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
143 src/GLIPortage.py:
144 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
145 emerge()
146 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
147 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
148 in the chroot
149 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
150 src/GLIUtility.py:
151 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
152 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
153 debug code in spawn()
154 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
155 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
156 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
157 total_steps was 1 too high
158
159 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
160 src/GLIUtility.py:
161 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
162 src/GLIPortage.py:
163 remove all symlink fixups
164 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
165 call tar with -p
166
167 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
168 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
169 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
170 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
171
172 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
173 src/GLIPortage.py:
174 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
175 added emerge()
176 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
177 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
178 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
179 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
180 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
181 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
182 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
183 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
184 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
185
186 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
187 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
188 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
189 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
190 src/GLIUtility.py:
191 added get_keymaps()
192 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
193 src/GLIPortage.py:
194 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
195 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
196 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
197
198 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
199 src/net/server/html/*:
200 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
201
202 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
203 src/GLIPortage.py:
204 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
205 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
206 src/runtimedeps.py:
207 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
208
209 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
210 src/runtimedeps.py:
211 remove passing of ROOT
212 src/GLIPortage.py:
213 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
214 remove depgraph class
215 add debugging code to get_deps()
216 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
217 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
218 debugging code in install_packages()
219
220 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
221 src/runtimedeps.py:
222 initial commit
223 src/GLIPortage.py:
224 use separate script for GRP deps
225 remove calls to portage module
226
227 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
228 src/GLIPortage.py:
229 initial commit
230 move some of portage function from GLIAT
231 flipped around a few function args
232 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
233 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
234
235 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
236 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
237 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
238
239 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
240 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
241 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
242 302 redirects work
243 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
244 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
245 load/save profile
246 src/GLIUtility.py:
247 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
248
249 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
250 src/GLIClientController.py:
251 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
252 of the array
253 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
254 removed redundant bind mounts
255
256 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
257 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
258 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
259 added the glossary in RTF format.
260
261 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
262 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
263 added MBR drive support to lilo.
264 these changes will likely not work.
265 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
266
267 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
268 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
269 call generated code in a function
270 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
271 include top/bottom
272 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
273 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
274 install mode magic
275
276 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
277 src/GLIClientController.py:
278 use GLIException when there's an import problem
279 added debug code to show install_steps
280 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
281 add . to import path
282 proper path this time: ../../templates
283 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
284 add _portage_best_version() function
285
286 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
287 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
288 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
289
290 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
291 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
292 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
293 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
294 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
295 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
296 converted bootloader and kernel
297 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
298 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
299 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
300 HTML escape <% %> stuff
301 work around python's sucky regexes
302 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
303 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
304
305 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
306 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
307 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
308 302 redirects
309 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
310 minor changes for new code
311 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
312 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
313 one file per path Legolas goodness
314 partitioning[2-4] done
315
316 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
317 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
318 updated comparison chart.
319 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
320
321 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
322 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
323 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
324 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
325
326 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
327 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
328 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
329
330 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
331 webgli: added graphic bar on top
332 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
333 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
334
335 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
336 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
337 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
338 all changes tested.
339 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
340
341 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
342 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
343 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
344 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
345 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
346 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
347 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
348 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
349
350 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
351 src/GLIUtility.py:
352 change ping count to 2
353 docs/comparison.html
354 initial commit
355
356 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
357 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
358 fix map() issue with grub code
359 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
360
361 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
362 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
363 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
364 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
365 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
366 added comparison list and updated TODO!
367
368 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
369 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
370 fix to stage1() debug code
371 fix to stage2() debug code
372
373 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
374 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
375
376 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
377 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
378 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
379
380 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
381 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
382 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
383
384 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
385 more bugfixes with bootloader code
386 gli-dialog side appears to work
387
388 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
389 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
390 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
391 some fixes of my poor coding
392
8 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 393 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list. 394 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
10 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL 395 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
11 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli. 396 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
397 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
12 398
13 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 399 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
14 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs 400 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
15 401
16 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 402 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
17 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py: 403 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
18 call ls with '-1 --color=no' 404 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
19 405
20 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 406 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
21 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs 407 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
22 408
23 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 409 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
24 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py: 410 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
25 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get 411 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
26 confused 412 confused

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