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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 1.638 2006/04/08 18:45:27 codeman Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005) 5 8 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
6 touchups to add_profile in GLIMD to link to webgli
7 add a save to GLIMD profile button in webgli's saveprofile
7 8
9 5 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
10 src/net/server/html/webgli/partitioning[234].pyhtml:
11 small fixes for new partioning code
12
13 2 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
14 src/GLIClientController.py:
15 record PID of secondary thread
16
17 1 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
18 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
19 small fix for new partitioning code
20
21 30 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
22 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
23 add get_devnode()
24 fix up detect_devices() to detect cciss/ida arrays
25 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
26 use get_devnode() instead of figuring out the devnode
27 skip first 3 steps if partition layout hasn't changed
28 wipe disk and create new disklabel before recreating partitions
29 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
30 use get_devnode() in local mount and fstab stuff
31
32 26 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
33 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
34 change detect_devices() to handle change in sysfs in 2.6.16 (from lxnay)
35
36 25 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
37 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
38 continue breakup/cleanup of partitioning code
39
40 24 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
41 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
42 set disklabel to default for arch when clearing the partition table
43 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
44 complete rewrite of first and second passes
45
46 22 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
47 src/GLIStorageDevice.py, src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
48 allow iterating over Device object to get partitions
49
50 21 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
51 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
52 allow access to Device object like a dict
53
54 20 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
55 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
56 allow access to Partition object like a dict
57
58 16 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
59 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
60 fail if any filesystems are mounted on the device being partitioned
61
62 14 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
63 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
64 reorder minor numbers when loading partitions from disk to match the physical
65 partition order
66
67 13 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
68 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
69 overhaul for supporting mac disklabels and partitions out of disk order
70 remove free space from inside extended partition when extended is removed
71
72 13 Mar 2006; Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@gentoo.org> +bin/installer,
73 +bin/installer-dialog, +bin/installer-gtk, +docs/gli.png,
74 +docs/gli-dialog.png, +src/misc/installer-dialog.desktop,
75 +src/misc/installer-faq.desktop, +src/misc/installer-gtk.desktop:
76 Added bash scripts, icons, and desktop entries from the ebuild to make my
77 life easier.
78
79 10 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
80 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
81 raise an exception if the existing partitions are out of disk order
82 look for minors out of order instead of disk position
83
84 8 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
85 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog and src/GLIGenDialog:
86 added networkless mode to gli-dialog.
87
88 6 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
89 src/templates/x86AT:
90 add windows detection code for grub. untested.
91
92 6 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
93 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
94 bootloader and partitioning external commands log to compile_output.log
95 wait for device node to exist before resizing
96 add -v to ntfsresize command
97 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
98 return start/end with ip structure
99 pad min ntfs size by 50 MB just to be safe
100 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
101 only install filesystem tools for partitions with a mountpoint
102
103 5 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
104 add error catching and text to saving profile dialogs
105
106 4 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
107 src/GLIPortage.py:
108 create /tmp, /var/tmp, and /var/lib/portage with proper permissions
109 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
110 fix checks for changed partitions so they will actually get deleted
111
112 3 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
113 src/GLIClientController.py:
114 slightly better error handling for pre-install failures
115
116 2 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
117 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
118 proper return code checking for ext2/3 resizing
119
120 28 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
121 src/GLIClientController.py:
122 accept 'none' as well as 'null' for network type
123 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
124 ignore extended partitions in mount_local_partitions()
125 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
126 use get_ordered_partition_list() instead of keys().sort() for new_part_list
127 check to make sure start sector for primary isn't less than end sector for
128 previous extended
129 src/GLIClientController.py:
130 write dns servers to /etc/resolv.conf
131
132 27 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
133 src/GLIPortage.py:
134 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses compile_output.log for command output
135
136 23 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
137 only keep a 1000 line 'scrollback' buffer for the compile output and log file
138
139 20 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
140 src/GLIPortage.py:
141 add code make GLIPortage.py capable of being run stand-along for dynamic
142 stage3 generation and copying packages in a GRP-ish way
143 grp code fixups
144
145 17 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
146 src/GLIPortage.py:
147 ignore blank packages passed to get_deps() and emerge()
148
149 14 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
150 src/GLIUtility.py:
151 add get_chosts() function
152
153*GLI-0.3 (12 Feb 2006)
154
155 12 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
156 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
157 pull old start/end sector values from somewhere that actually has them
158 add logic for extended partition to code that makes sure new end sector
159 doesn't overlap start sector of next partitions
160 don't freak out if partition can't be deleted
161
162 11 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
163 src/GLIPortage.py:
164 run env-update at the end of copy_pkg_to_chroot()
165
166 10 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
167 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
168 I'm a complete fscking dumbass. I recorded the end sector for partitions that
169 weren't being touched, but I never used it when recreating them...the end was
170 calculated from the size in MB instead :/
171
172 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
173 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
174 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
175 copy /etc/{passwd,group,shadow} from livecd to chroot sans 'gentoo'
176 src/GLIPortage.py:
177 use tar to transfer files from image dir to /mnt/gentoo instead of 'cp -a'
178 src/GLIStorageDevice.py,src/GLIInstallProfile.py,src/templates/x86AT.py:
179 'resized' flag
180
181 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
182 src/GLIPortage.py:
183 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
184
185 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
186 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
187
188 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
189 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
190 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
191 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
192 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
193
194 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
195 src/GLIPortage.py:
196 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
197
198 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
199 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
200 fix handling of 404 for real files
201 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
202 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
203
204 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
205 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
206 initial support for 'include' in XML files
207 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
208 initial support for %
209 src/GLIClientController.py:
210 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
211
212 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
213 webgli/configfiles:
214 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
215 webgli/timezone: small fix.
216 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
217 webgli/services: same
218 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
219
220 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
221 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
222 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
223 added execute.pyhtml
224 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
225 updated TODO.
226
227 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
228 src/net/server/*:
229 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
230 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
231
232 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
233 src/net/server/*:
234 stupid threading module...
235
236 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
237 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
238
239 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
240 src/GLIPortage.py:
241 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
242 emerge()
243 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
244 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
245 in the chroot
246 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
247 src/GLIUtility.py:
248 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
249 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
250 debug code in spawn()
251 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
252 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
253 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
254 total_steps was 1 too high
255
256 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
257 src/GLIUtility.py:
258 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
259 src/GLIPortage.py:
260 remove all symlink fixups
261 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
262 call tar with -p
263
264 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
265 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
266 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
267 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
268
269 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
270 src/GLIPortage.py:
271 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
272 added emerge()
273 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
274 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
275 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
276 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
277 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
278 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
279 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
280 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
281 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
282
283 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
284 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
285 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
286 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
287 src/GLIUtility.py:
288 added get_keymaps()
289 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
290 src/GLIPortage.py:
291 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
292 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
293 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
294
295 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
296 src/net/server/html/*:
297 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
298
299 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
300 src/GLIPortage.py:
301 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
302 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
303 src/runtimedeps.py:
304 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
305
306 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
307 src/runtimedeps.py:
308 remove passing of ROOT
309 src/GLIPortage.py:
310 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
311 remove depgraph class
312 add debugging code to get_deps()
313 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
314 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
315 debugging code in install_packages()
316
317 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
318 src/runtimedeps.py:
319 initial commit
320 src/GLIPortage.py:
321 use separate script for GRP deps
322 remove calls to portage module
323
324 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
325 src/GLIPortage.py:
326 initial commit
327 move some of portage function from GLIAT
328 flipped around a few function args
329 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
330 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
331
332 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
333 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
334 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
335
336 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
337 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
338 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
339 302 redirects work
340 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
341 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
342 load/save profile
343 src/GLIUtility.py:
344 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
345
346 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
347 src/GLIClientController.py:
348 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
349 of the array
350 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
351 removed redundant bind mounts
352
353 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
354 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
355 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
356 added the glossary in RTF format.
357
358 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
359 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
360 added MBR drive support to lilo.
361 these changes will likely not work.
362 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
363
364 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
365 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
366 call generated code in a function
367 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
368 include top/bottom
369 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
370 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
371 install mode magic
372
373 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
374 src/GLIClientController.py:
375 use GLIException when there's an import problem
376 added debug code to show install_steps
377 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
378 add . to import path
379 proper path this time: ../../templates
380 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
381 add _portage_best_version() function
382
383 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
384 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
385 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
386
387 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
388 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
389 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
390 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
391 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
392 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
393 converted bootloader and kernel
394 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
395 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
396 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
397 HTML escape <% %> stuff
398 work around python's sucky regexes
399 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
400 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
401
402 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
403 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
404 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
405 302 redirects
406 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
407 minor changes for new code
408 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
409 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
410 one file per path Legolas goodness
411 partitioning[2-4] done
412
413 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
414 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
415 updated comparison chart.
416 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
417
418 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
419 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
420 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
421 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
422
423 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
424 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
425 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
426
427 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
428 webgli: added graphic bar on top
429 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
430 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
431
432 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
433 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
434 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
435 all changes tested.
436 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
437
438 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
439 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
440 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
441 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
442 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
443 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
444 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
445 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
446
447 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
448 src/GLIUtility.py:
449 change ping count to 2
450 docs/comparison.html
451 initial commit
452
453 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
454 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
455 fix map() issue with grub code
456 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
457
458 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
459 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
460 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
461 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
462 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
463 added comparison list and updated TODO!
464
465 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
466 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
467 fix to stage1() debug code
468 fix to stage2() debug code
469
470 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
471 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
472
473 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
474 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
475 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
476
477 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
478 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
479 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
480
481 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
482 more bugfixes with bootloader code
483 gli-dialog side appears to work
484
485 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
486 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
487 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
488 some fixes of my poor coding
489
8 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 490 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list. 491 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
10 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL 492 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
11 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli. 493 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
494 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
12 495
13 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 496 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
14 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs 497 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
15 498
16 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 499 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
17 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py: 500 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
18 call ls with '-1 --color=no' 501 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
19 502
20 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 503 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
21 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs 504 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
22 505
23 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 506 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
24 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py: 507 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
25 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get 508 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
26 confused 509 confused

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