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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 1.513 2005/12/06 00:50:48 codeman Exp $ 3# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.627 2006/03/23 02:11:17 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005) 5 22 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
6 src/GLIStorageDevice.py, src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
7 allow iterating over Device object to get partitions
8
9 21 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
10 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
11 allow access to Device object like a dict
12
13 20 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
14 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
15 allow access to Partition object like a dict
16
17 16 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
18 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
19 fail if any filesystems are mounted on the device being partitioned
20
21 14 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
22 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
23 reorder minor numbers when loading partitions from disk to match the physical
24 partition order
25
26 13 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
27 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
28 overhaul for supporting mac disklabels and partitions out of disk order
29 remove free space from inside extended partition when extended is removed
30
31 13 Mar 2006; Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@gentoo.org> +bin/installer,
32 +bin/installer-dialog, +bin/installer-gtk, +docs/gli.png,
33 +docs/gli-dialog.png, +src/misc/installer-dialog.desktop,
34 +src/misc/installer-faq.desktop, +src/misc/installer-gtk.desktop:
35 Added bash scripts, icons, and desktop entries from the ebuild to make my
36 life easier.
37
38 10 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
39 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
40 raise an exception if the existing partitions are out of disk order
41 look for minors out of order instead of disk position
42
43 8 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
44 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog and src/GLIGenDialog:
45 added networkless mode to gli-dialog.
46
47 6 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
48 src/templates/x86AT:
49 add windows detection code for grub. untested.
50
51 6 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
52 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
53 bootloader and partitioning external commands log to compile_output.log
54 wait for device node to exist before resizing
55 add -v to ntfsresize command
56 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
57 return start/end with ip structure
58 pad min ntfs size by 50 MB just to be safe
59 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
60 only install filesystem tools for partitions with a mountpoint
61
62 5 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
63 add error catching and text to saving profile dialogs
64
65 4 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
66 src/GLIPortage.py:
67 create /tmp, /var/tmp, and /var/lib/portage with proper permissions
68 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
69 fix checks for changed partitions so they will actually get deleted
70
71 3 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
72 src/GLIClientController.py:
73 slightly better error handling for pre-install failures
74
75 2 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
76 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
77 proper return code checking for ext2/3 resizing
78
79 28 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
80 src/GLIClientController.py:
81 accept 'none' as well as 'null' for network type
82 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
83 ignore extended partitions in mount_local_partitions()
84 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
85 use get_ordered_partition_list() instead of keys().sort() for new_part_list
86 check to make sure start sector for primary isn't less than end sector for
87 previous extended
88 src/GLIClientController.py:
89 write dns servers to /etc/resolv.conf
90
91 27 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
92 src/GLIPortage.py:
93 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses compile_output.log for command output
94
95 23 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
96 only keep a 1000 line 'scrollback' buffer for the compile output and log file
97
98 20 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
99 src/GLIPortage.py:
100 add code make GLIPortage.py capable of being run stand-along for dynamic
101 stage3 generation and copying packages in a GRP-ish way
102 grp code fixups
103
104 17 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
105 src/GLIPortage.py:
106 ignore blank packages passed to get_deps() and emerge()
107
108 14 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
109 src/GLIUtility.py:
110 add get_chosts() function
111
112*GLI-0.3 (12 Feb 2006)
113
114 12 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
115 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
116 pull old start/end sector values from somewhere that actually has them
117 add logic for extended partition to code that makes sure new end sector
118 doesn't overlap start sector of next partitions
119 don't freak out if partition can't be deleted
120
121 11 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
122 src/GLIPortage.py:
123 run env-update at the end of copy_pkg_to_chroot()
124
125 10 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
126 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
127 I'm a complete fscking dumbass. I recorded the end sector for partitions that
128 weren't being touched, but I never used it when recreating them...the end was
129 calculated from the size in MB instead :/
130
131 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
132 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
133 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
134 copy /etc/{passwd,group,shadow} from livecd to chroot sans 'gentoo'
135 src/GLIPortage.py:
136 use tar to transfer files from image dir to /mnt/gentoo instead of 'cp -a'
137 src/GLIStorageDevice.py,src/GLIInstallProfile.py,src/templates/x86AT.py:
138 'resized' flag
139
140 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
141 src/GLIPortage.py:
142 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
143
144 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
145 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
146
147 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
148 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
149 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
150 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
151 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
152
153 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
154 src/GLIPortage.py:
155 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
156
157 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
158 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
159 fix handling of 404 for real files
160 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
161 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
162
163 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
164 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
165 initial support for 'include' in XML files
166 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
167 initial support for %
168 src/GLIClientController.py:
169 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
170
171 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
172 webgli/configfiles:
173 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
174 webgli/timezone: small fix.
175 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
176 webgli/services: same
177 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
178
179 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
180 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
181 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
182 added execute.pyhtml
183 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
184 updated TODO.
185
186 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
187 src/net/server/*:
188 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
189 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
190
191 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
192 src/net/server/*:
193 stupid threading module...
194
195 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
196 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
197
198 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
199 src/GLIPortage.py:
200 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
201 emerge()
202 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
203 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
204 in the chroot
205 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
206 src/GLIUtility.py:
207 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
208 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
209 debug code in spawn()
210 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
211 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
212 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
213 total_steps was 1 too high
214
215 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
216 src/GLIUtility.py:
217 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
218 src/GLIPortage.py:
219 remove all symlink fixups
220 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
221 call tar with -p
222
223 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
224 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
225 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
226 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
227
228 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
229 src/GLIPortage.py:
230 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
231 added emerge()
232 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
233 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
234 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
235 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
236 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
237 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
238 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
239 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
240 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
241
242 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
243 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
244 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
245 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
246 src/GLIUtility.py:
247 added get_keymaps()
248 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
249 src/GLIPortage.py:
250 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
251 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
252 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
253
254 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
255 src/net/server/html/*:
256 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
257
258 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
259 src/GLIPortage.py:
260 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
261 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
262 src/runtimedeps.py:
263 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
264
265 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
266 src/runtimedeps.py:
267 remove passing of ROOT
268 src/GLIPortage.py:
269 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
270 remove depgraph class
271 add debugging code to get_deps()
272 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
273 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
274 debugging code in install_packages()
275
276 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
277 src/runtimedeps.py:
278 initial commit
279 src/GLIPortage.py:
280 use separate script for GRP deps
281 remove calls to portage module
282
283 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
284 src/GLIPortage.py:
285 initial commit
286 move some of portage function from GLIAT
287 flipped around a few function args
288 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
289 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
290
291 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
292 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
293 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
294
295 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
296 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
297 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
298 302 redirects work
299 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
300 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
301 load/save profile
302 src/GLIUtility.py:
303 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
304
305 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
306 src/GLIClientController.py:
307 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
308 of the array
309 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
310 removed redundant bind mounts
311
312 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
313 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
314 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
315 added the glossary in RTF format.
316
317 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
318 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
319 added MBR drive support to lilo.
320 these changes will likely not work.
321 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
322
323 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
324 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
325 call generated code in a function
326 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
327 include top/bottom
328 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
329 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
330 install mode magic
331
332 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
333 src/GLIClientController.py:
334 use GLIException when there's an import problem
335 added debug code to show install_steps
336 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
337 add . to import path
338 proper path this time: ../../templates
339 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
340 add _portage_best_version() function
341
342 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
343 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
344 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
345
346 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
347 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
348 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
349 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
350 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
351 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
352 converted bootloader and kernel
353 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
354 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
355 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
356 HTML escape <% %> stuff
357 work around python's sucky regexes
358 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
359 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
360
361 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
362 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
363 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
364 302 redirects
365 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
366 minor changes for new code
367 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
368 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
369 one file per path Legolas goodness
370 partitioning[2-4] done
7 371
8 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 372 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install. 373 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
10 updated comparison chart. 374 updated comparison chart.
375 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
11 376
12 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 377 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
13 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side. 378 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
14 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working. 379 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
15 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress. 380 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.

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