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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 2005-2006 Gentoo Foundation; Distributed under the GPL v2
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4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.489 2005/11/20 22:11:33 codeman Exp $ 3# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.623 2006/03/14 15:30:39 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005) 5 14 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
6 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
7 reorder minor numbers when loading partitions from disk to match the physical
8 partition order
7 9
10 13 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
11 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
12 overhaul for supporting mac disklabels and partitions out of disk order
13 remove free space from inside extended partition when extended is removed
14
15 13 Mar 2006; Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@gentoo.org> +bin/installer,
16 +bin/installer-dialog, +bin/installer-gtk, +docs/gli.png,
17 +docs/gli-dialog.png, +src/misc/installer-dialog.desktop,
18 +src/misc/installer-faq.desktop, +src/misc/installer-gtk.desktop:
19 Added bash scripts, icons, and desktop entries from the ebuild to make my
20 life easier.
21
22 10 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
23 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
24 raise an exception if the existing partitions are out of disk order
25 look for minors out of order instead of disk position
26
27 8 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
28 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog and src/GLIGenDialog:
29 added networkless mode to gli-dialog.
30
31 6 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
32 src/templates/x86AT:
33 add windows detection code for grub. untested.
34
35 6 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
36 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
37 bootloader and partitioning external commands log to compile_output.log
38 wait for device node to exist before resizing
39 add -v to ntfsresize command
40 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
41 return start/end with ip structure
42 pad min ntfs size by 50 MB just to be safe
43 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
44 only install filesystem tools for partitions with a mountpoint
45
46 5 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
47 add error catching and text to saving profile dialogs
48
49 4 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
50 src/GLIPortage.py:
51 create /tmp, /var/tmp, and /var/lib/portage with proper permissions
52 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
53 fix checks for changed partitions so they will actually get deleted
54
55 3 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
56 src/GLIClientController.py:
57 slightly better error handling for pre-install failures
58
59 2 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
60 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
61 proper return code checking for ext2/3 resizing
62
63 28 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
64 src/GLIClientController.py:
65 accept 'none' as well as 'null' for network type
66 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
67 ignore extended partitions in mount_local_partitions()
68 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
69 use get_ordered_partition_list() instead of keys().sort() for new_part_list
70 check to make sure start sector for primary isn't less than end sector for
71 previous extended
72 src/GLIClientController.py:
73 write dns servers to /etc/resolv.conf
74
75 27 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
76 src/GLIPortage.py:
77 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses compile_output.log for command output
78
79 23 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
80 only keep a 1000 line 'scrollback' buffer for the compile output and log file
81
82 20 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
83 src/GLIPortage.py:
84 add code make GLIPortage.py capable of being run stand-along for dynamic
85 stage3 generation and copying packages in a GRP-ish way
86 grp code fixups
87
88 17 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
89 src/GLIPortage.py:
90 ignore blank packages passed to get_deps() and emerge()
91
92 14 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
93 src/GLIUtility.py:
94 add get_chosts() function
95
96*GLI-0.3 (12 Feb 2006)
97
98 12 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
99 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
100 pull old start/end sector values from somewhere that actually has them
101 add logic for extended partition to code that makes sure new end sector
102 doesn't overlap start sector of next partitions
103 don't freak out if partition can't be deleted
104
105 11 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
106 src/GLIPortage.py:
107 run env-update at the end of copy_pkg_to_chroot()
108
109 10 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
110 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
111 I'm a complete fscking dumbass. I recorded the end sector for partitions that
112 weren't being touched, but I never used it when recreating them...the end was
113 calculated from the size in MB instead :/
114
115 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
116 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
117 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
118 copy /etc/{passwd,group,shadow} from livecd to chroot sans 'gentoo'
119 src/GLIPortage.py:
120 use tar to transfer files from image dir to /mnt/gentoo instead of 'cp -a'
121 src/GLIStorageDevice.py,src/GLIInstallProfile.py,src/templates/x86AT.py:
122 'resized' flag
123
124 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
125 src/GLIPortage.py:
126 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
127
128 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
129 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
130
131 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
132 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
133 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
134 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
135 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
136
137 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
138 src/GLIPortage.py:
139 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
140
141 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
142 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
143 fix handling of 404 for real files
144 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
145 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
146
147 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
148 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
149 initial support for 'include' in XML files
150 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
151 initial support for %
152 src/GLIClientController.py:
153 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
154
155 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
156 webgli/configfiles:
157 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
158 webgli/timezone: small fix.
159 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
160 webgli/services: same
161 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
162
163 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
164 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
165 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
166 added execute.pyhtml
167 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
168 updated TODO.
169
170 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
171 src/net/server/*:
172 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
173 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
174
175 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
176 src/net/server/*:
177 stupid threading module...
178
179 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
180 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
181
182 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
183 src/GLIPortage.py:
184 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
185 emerge()
186 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
187 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
188 in the chroot
189 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
190 src/GLIUtility.py:
191 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
192 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
193 debug code in spawn()
194 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
195 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
196 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
197 total_steps was 1 too high
198
199 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
200 src/GLIUtility.py:
201 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
202 src/GLIPortage.py:
203 remove all symlink fixups
204 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
205 call tar with -p
206
207 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
208 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
209 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
210 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
211
212 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
213 src/GLIPortage.py:
214 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
215 added emerge()
216 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
217 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
218 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
219 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
220 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
221 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
222 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
223 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
224 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
225
226 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
227 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
228 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
229 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
230 src/GLIUtility.py:
231 added get_keymaps()
232 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
233 src/GLIPortage.py:
234 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
235 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
236 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
237
238 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
239 src/net/server/html/*:
240 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
241
242 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
243 src/GLIPortage.py:
244 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
245 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
246 src/runtimedeps.py:
247 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
248
249 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
250 src/runtimedeps.py:
251 remove passing of ROOT
252 src/GLIPortage.py:
253 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
254 remove depgraph class
255 add debugging code to get_deps()
256 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
257 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
258 debugging code in install_packages()
259
260 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
261 src/runtimedeps.py:
262 initial commit
263 src/GLIPortage.py:
264 use separate script for GRP deps
265 remove calls to portage module
266
267 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
268 src/GLIPortage.py:
269 initial commit
270 move some of portage function from GLIAT
271 flipped around a few function args
272 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
273 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
274
275 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
276 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
277 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
278
279 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
280 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
281 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
282 302 redirects work
283 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
284 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
285 load/save profile
286 src/GLIUtility.py:
287 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
288
289 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
290 src/GLIClientController.py:
291 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
292 of the array
293 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
294 removed redundant bind mounts
295
296 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
297 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
298 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
299 added the glossary in RTF format.
300
301 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
302 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
303 added MBR drive support to lilo.
304 these changes will likely not work.
305 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
306
307 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
308 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
309 call generated code in a function
310 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
311 include top/bottom
312 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
313 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
314 install mode magic
315
316 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
317 src/GLIClientController.py:
318 use GLIException when there's an import problem
319 added debug code to show install_steps
320 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
321 add . to import path
322 proper path this time: ../../templates
323 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
324 add _portage_best_version() function
325
326 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
327 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
328 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
329
330 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
331 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
332 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
333 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
334 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
335 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
336 converted bootloader and kernel
337 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
338 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
339 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
340 HTML escape <% %> stuff
341 work around python's sucky regexes
342 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
343 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
344
345 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
346 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
347 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
348 302 redirects
349 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
350 minor changes for new code
351 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
352 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
353 one file per path Legolas goodness
354 partitioning[2-4] done
355
356 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
357 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
358 updated comparison chart.
359 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
360
361 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
362 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
363 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
364 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
365
366 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
367 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
368 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
369
370 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
371 webgli: added graphic bar on top
372 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
373 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
374
375 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
376 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
377 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
378 all changes tested.
379 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
380
381 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
382 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
383 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
384 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
385 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
386 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
387 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
388 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
389
390 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
391 src/GLIUtility.py:
392 change ping count to 2
393 docs/comparison.html
394 initial commit
395
396 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
397 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
398 fix map() issue with grub code
399 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
400
401 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
402 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
403 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
404 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
405 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
406 added comparison list and updated TODO!
407
408 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
409 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
410 fix to stage1() debug code
411 fix to stage2() debug code
412
413 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
414 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
415
416 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
417 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
418 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
419
420 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
421 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
422 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
423
424 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
425 more bugfixes with bootloader code
426 gli-dialog side appears to work
427
428 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
429 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
430 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
431 some fixes of my poor coding
432
8 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 433 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list. 434 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
10 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL 435 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
11 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli. 436 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
437 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
12 438
13 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 439 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
14 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs 440 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
15 441
16 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 442 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
17 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py: 443 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
18 call ls with '-1 --color=no' 444 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
19 445
20 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 446 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
21 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs 447 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
22 448
23 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 449 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
24 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py: 450 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
25 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get 451 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
26 confused 452 confused

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