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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 1.631 2006/03/30 17:29:23 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005) 5 30 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
6 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
7 add get_devnode()
8 fix up detect_devices() to detect cciss/ida arrays
9 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
10 use get_devnode() instead of figuring out the devnode
7 11
12 26 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
13 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
14 change detect_devices() to handle change in sysfs in 2.6.16 (from lxnay)
15
16 25 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
17 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
18 continue breakup/cleanup of partitioning code
19
20 24 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
21 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
22 set disklabel to default for arch when clearing the partition table
23 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
24 complete rewrite of first and second passes
25
26 22 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
27 src/GLIStorageDevice.py, src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
28 allow iterating over Device object to get partitions
29
30 21 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
31 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
32 allow access to Device object like a dict
33
34 20 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
35 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
36 allow access to Partition object like a dict
37
38 16 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
39 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
40 fail if any filesystems are mounted on the device being partitioned
41
42 14 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
43 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
44 reorder minor numbers when loading partitions from disk to match the physical
45 partition order
46
47 13 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
48 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
49 overhaul for supporting mac disklabels and partitions out of disk order
50 remove free space from inside extended partition when extended is removed
51
52 13 Mar 2006; Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@gentoo.org> +bin/installer,
53 +bin/installer-dialog, +bin/installer-gtk, +docs/gli.png,
54 +docs/gli-dialog.png, +src/misc/installer-dialog.desktop,
55 +src/misc/installer-faq.desktop, +src/misc/installer-gtk.desktop:
56 Added bash scripts, icons, and desktop entries from the ebuild to make my
57 life easier.
58
59 10 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
60 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
61 raise an exception if the existing partitions are out of disk order
62 look for minors out of order instead of disk position
63
64 8 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
65 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog and src/GLIGenDialog:
66 added networkless mode to gli-dialog.
67
68 6 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
69 src/templates/x86AT:
70 add windows detection code for grub. untested.
71
72 6 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
73 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
74 bootloader and partitioning external commands log to compile_output.log
75 wait for device node to exist before resizing
76 add -v to ntfsresize command
77 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
78 return start/end with ip structure
79 pad min ntfs size by 50 MB just to be safe
80 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
81 only install filesystem tools for partitions with a mountpoint
82
83 5 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
84 add error catching and text to saving profile dialogs
85
86 4 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
87 src/GLIPortage.py:
88 create /tmp, /var/tmp, and /var/lib/portage with proper permissions
89 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
90 fix checks for changed partitions so they will actually get deleted
91
92 3 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
93 src/GLIClientController.py:
94 slightly better error handling for pre-install failures
95
96 2 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
97 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
98 proper return code checking for ext2/3 resizing
99
100 28 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
101 src/GLIClientController.py:
102 accept 'none' as well as 'null' for network type
103 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
104 ignore extended partitions in mount_local_partitions()
105 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
106 use get_ordered_partition_list() instead of keys().sort() for new_part_list
107 check to make sure start sector for primary isn't less than end sector for
108 previous extended
109 src/GLIClientController.py:
110 write dns servers to /etc/resolv.conf
111
112 27 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
113 src/GLIPortage.py:
114 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses compile_output.log for command output
115
116 23 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
117 only keep a 1000 line 'scrollback' buffer for the compile output and log file
118
119 20 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
120 src/GLIPortage.py:
121 add code make GLIPortage.py capable of being run stand-along for dynamic
122 stage3 generation and copying packages in a GRP-ish way
123 grp code fixups
124
125 17 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
126 src/GLIPortage.py:
127 ignore blank packages passed to get_deps() and emerge()
128
129 14 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
130 src/GLIUtility.py:
131 add get_chosts() function
132
133*GLI-0.3 (12 Feb 2006)
134
135 12 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
136 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
137 pull old start/end sector values from somewhere that actually has them
138 add logic for extended partition to code that makes sure new end sector
139 doesn't overlap start sector of next partitions
140 don't freak out if partition can't be deleted
141
142 11 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
143 src/GLIPortage.py:
144 run env-update at the end of copy_pkg_to_chroot()
145
146 10 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
147 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
148 I'm a complete fscking dumbass. I recorded the end sector for partitions that
149 weren't being touched, but I never used it when recreating them...the end was
150 calculated from the size in MB instead :/
151
152 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
153 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
154 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
155 copy /etc/{passwd,group,shadow} from livecd to chroot sans 'gentoo'
156 src/GLIPortage.py:
157 use tar to transfer files from image dir to /mnt/gentoo instead of 'cp -a'
158 src/GLIStorageDevice.py,src/GLIInstallProfile.py,src/templates/x86AT.py:
159 'resized' flag
160
161 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
162 src/GLIPortage.py:
163 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
164
165 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
166 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
167
168 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
169 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
170 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
171 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
172 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
173
174 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
175 src/GLIPortage.py:
176 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
177
178 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
179 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
180 fix handling of 404 for real files
181 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
182 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
183
184 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
185 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
186 initial support for 'include' in XML files
187 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
188 initial support for %
189 src/GLIClientController.py:
190 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
191
192 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
193 webgli/configfiles:
194 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
195 webgli/timezone: small fix.
196 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
197 webgli/services: same
198 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
199
200 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
201 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
202 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
203 added execute.pyhtml
204 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
205 updated TODO.
206
207 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
208 src/net/server/*:
209 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
210 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
211
212 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
213 src/net/server/*:
214 stupid threading module...
215
216 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
217 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
218
219 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
220 src/GLIPortage.py:
221 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
222 emerge()
223 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
224 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
225 in the chroot
226 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
227 src/GLIUtility.py:
228 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
229 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
230 debug code in spawn()
231 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
232 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
233 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
234 total_steps was 1 too high
235
236 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
237 src/GLIUtility.py:
238 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
239 src/GLIPortage.py:
240 remove all symlink fixups
241 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
242 call tar with -p
243
244 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
245 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
246 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
247 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
248
249 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
250 src/GLIPortage.py:
251 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
252 added emerge()
253 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
254 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
255 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
256 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
257 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
258 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
259 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
260 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
261 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
262
263 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
264 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
265 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
266 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
267 src/GLIUtility.py:
268 added get_keymaps()
269 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
270 src/GLIPortage.py:
271 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
272 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
273 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
274
275 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
276 src/net/server/html/*:
277 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
278
279 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
280 src/GLIPortage.py:
281 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
282 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
283 src/runtimedeps.py:
284 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
285
286 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
287 src/runtimedeps.py:
288 remove passing of ROOT
289 src/GLIPortage.py:
290 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
291 remove depgraph class
292 add debugging code to get_deps()
293 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
294 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
295 debugging code in install_packages()
296
297 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
298 src/runtimedeps.py:
299 initial commit
300 src/GLIPortage.py:
301 use separate script for GRP deps
302 remove calls to portage module
303
304 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
305 src/GLIPortage.py:
306 initial commit
307 move some of portage function from GLIAT
308 flipped around a few function args
309 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
310 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
311
312 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
313 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
314 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
315
316 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
317 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
318 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
319 302 redirects work
320 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
321 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
322 load/save profile
323 src/GLIUtility.py:
324 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
325
326 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
327 src/GLIClientController.py:
328 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
329 of the array
330 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
331 removed redundant bind mounts
332
333 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
334 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
335 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
336 added the glossary in RTF format.
337
338 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
339 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
340 added MBR drive support to lilo.
341 these changes will likely not work.
342 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
343
344 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
345 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
346 call generated code in a function
347 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
348 include top/bottom
349 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
350 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
351 install mode magic
352
353 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
354 src/GLIClientController.py:
355 use GLIException when there's an import problem
356 added debug code to show install_steps
357 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
358 add . to import path
359 proper path this time: ../../templates
360 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
361 add _portage_best_version() function
362
363 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
364 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
365 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
366
367 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
368 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
369 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
370 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
371 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
372 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
373 converted bootloader and kernel
374 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
375 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
376 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
377 HTML escape <% %> stuff
378 work around python's sucky regexes
379 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
380 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
381
382 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
383 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
384 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
385 302 redirects
386 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
387 minor changes for new code
388 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
389 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
390 one file per path Legolas goodness
391 partitioning[2-4] done
392
393 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
394 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
395 updated comparison chart.
396 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
397
398 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
399 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
400 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
401 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
402
403 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
404 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
405 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
406
407 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
408 webgli: added graphic bar on top
409 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
410 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
411
412 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
413 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
414 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
415 all changes tested.
416 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
417
418 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
419 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
420 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
421 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
422 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
423 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
424 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
425 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
426
427 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
428 src/GLIUtility.py:
429 change ping count to 2
430 docs/comparison.html
431 initial commit
432
433 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
434 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
435 fix map() issue with grub code
436 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
437
438 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
439 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
440 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
441 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
442 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
443 added comparison list and updated TODO!
444
445 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
446 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
447 fix to stage1() debug code
448 fix to stage2() debug code
449
450 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
451 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
452
453 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
454 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
455 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
456
457 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
458 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
459 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
460
461 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
462 more bugfixes with bootloader code
463 gli-dialog side appears to work
464
465 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
466 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
467 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
468 some fixes of my poor coding
469
8 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 470 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list. 471 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
10 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL 472 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
11 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli. 473 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
474 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
12 475
13 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 476 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
14 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs 477 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
15 478
16 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 479 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
17 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py: 480 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
18 call ls with '-1 --color=no' 481 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
19 482
20 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 483 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
21 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs 484 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
22 485
23 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 486 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
24 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py: 487 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
25 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get 488 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
26 confused 489 confused

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