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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 1.628 2006/03/24 18:58:11 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005) 5 24 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
6 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
7 set disklabel to default for arch when clearing the partition table
8 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
9 complete rewrite of first and second passes
10
11 22 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
12 src/GLIStorageDevice.py, src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
13 allow iterating over Device object to get partitions
14
15 21 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
16 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
17 allow access to Device object like a dict
18
19 20 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
20 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
21 allow access to Partition object like a dict
22
23 16 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
24 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
25 fail if any filesystems are mounted on the device being partitioned
26
27 14 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
28 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
29 reorder minor numbers when loading partitions from disk to match the physical
30 partition order
31
32 13 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
33 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
34 overhaul for supporting mac disklabels and partitions out of disk order
35 remove free space from inside extended partition when extended is removed
36
37 13 Mar 2006; Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@gentoo.org> +bin/installer,
38 +bin/installer-dialog, +bin/installer-gtk, +docs/gli.png,
39 +docs/gli-dialog.png, +src/misc/installer-dialog.desktop,
40 +src/misc/installer-faq.desktop, +src/misc/installer-gtk.desktop:
41 Added bash scripts, icons, and desktop entries from the ebuild to make my
42 life easier.
43
44 10 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
45 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
46 raise an exception if the existing partitions are out of disk order
47 look for minors out of order instead of disk position
48
49 8 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
50 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog and src/GLIGenDialog:
51 added networkless mode to gli-dialog.
52
53 6 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
54 src/templates/x86AT:
55 add windows detection code for grub. untested.
56
57 6 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
58 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
59 bootloader and partitioning external commands log to compile_output.log
60 wait for device node to exist before resizing
61 add -v to ntfsresize command
62 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
63 return start/end with ip structure
64 pad min ntfs size by 50 MB just to be safe
65 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
66 only install filesystem tools for partitions with a mountpoint
67
68 5 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
69 add error catching and text to saving profile dialogs
70
71 4 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
72 src/GLIPortage.py:
73 create /tmp, /var/tmp, and /var/lib/portage with proper permissions
74 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
75 fix checks for changed partitions so they will actually get deleted
76
77 3 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
78 src/GLIClientController.py:
79 slightly better error handling for pre-install failures
80
81 2 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
82 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
83 proper return code checking for ext2/3 resizing
84
85 28 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
86 src/GLIClientController.py:
87 accept 'none' as well as 'null' for network type
88 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
89 ignore extended partitions in mount_local_partitions()
90 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
91 use get_ordered_partition_list() instead of keys().sort() for new_part_list
92 check to make sure start sector for primary isn't less than end sector for
93 previous extended
94 src/GLIClientController.py:
95 write dns servers to /etc/resolv.conf
96
97 27 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
98 src/GLIPortage.py:
99 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses compile_output.log for command output
100
101 23 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
102 only keep a 1000 line 'scrollback' buffer for the compile output and log file
103
104 20 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
105 src/GLIPortage.py:
106 add code make GLIPortage.py capable of being run stand-along for dynamic
107 stage3 generation and copying packages in a GRP-ish way
108 grp code fixups
109
110 17 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
111 src/GLIPortage.py:
112 ignore blank packages passed to get_deps() and emerge()
113
114 14 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
115 src/GLIUtility.py:
116 add get_chosts() function
117
118*GLI-0.3 (12 Feb 2006)
119
120 12 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
121 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
122 pull old start/end sector values from somewhere that actually has them
123 add logic for extended partition to code that makes sure new end sector
124 doesn't overlap start sector of next partitions
125 don't freak out if partition can't be deleted
126
127 11 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
128 src/GLIPortage.py:
129 run env-update at the end of copy_pkg_to_chroot()
130
131 10 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
132 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
133 I'm a complete fscking dumbass. I recorded the end sector for partitions that
134 weren't being touched, but I never used it when recreating them...the end was
135 calculated from the size in MB instead :/
136
137 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
138 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
139 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
140 copy /etc/{passwd,group,shadow} from livecd to chroot sans 'gentoo'
141 src/GLIPortage.py:
142 use tar to transfer files from image dir to /mnt/gentoo instead of 'cp -a'
143 src/GLIStorageDevice.py,src/GLIInstallProfile.py,src/templates/x86AT.py:
144 'resized' flag
145
146 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
147 src/GLIPortage.py:
148 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
149
150 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
151 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
152
153 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
154 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
155 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
156 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
157 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
158
159 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
160 src/GLIPortage.py:
161 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
162
163 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
164 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
165 fix handling of 404 for real files
166 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
167 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
168
169 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
170 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
171 initial support for 'include' in XML files
172 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
173 initial support for %
174 src/GLIClientController.py:
175 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
176
177 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
178 webgli/configfiles:
179 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
180 webgli/timezone: small fix.
181 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
182 webgli/services: same
183 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
184
185 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
186 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
187 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
188 added execute.pyhtml
189 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
190 updated TODO.
191
192 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
193 src/net/server/*:
194 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
195 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
196
197 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
198 src/net/server/*:
199 stupid threading module...
200
201 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
202 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
203
204 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
205 src/GLIPortage.py:
206 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
207 emerge()
208 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
209 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
210 in the chroot
211 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
212 src/GLIUtility.py:
213 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
214 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
215 debug code in spawn()
216 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
217 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
218 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
219 total_steps was 1 too high
220
221 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
222 src/GLIUtility.py:
223 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
224 src/GLIPortage.py:
225 remove all symlink fixups
226 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
227 call tar with -p
228
229 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
230 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
231 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
232 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
233
234 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
235 src/GLIPortage.py:
236 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
237 added emerge()
238 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
239 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
240 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
241 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
242 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
243 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
244 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
245 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
246 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
247
248 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
249 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
250 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
251 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
252 src/GLIUtility.py:
253 added get_keymaps()
254 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
255 src/GLIPortage.py:
256 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
257 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
258 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
259
260 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
261 src/net/server/html/*:
262 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
263
264 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
265 src/GLIPortage.py:
266 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
267 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
268 src/runtimedeps.py:
269 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
270
271 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
272 src/runtimedeps.py:
273 remove passing of ROOT
274 src/GLIPortage.py:
275 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
276 remove depgraph class
277 add debugging code to get_deps()
278 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
279 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
280 debugging code in install_packages()
281
282 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
283 src/runtimedeps.py:
284 initial commit
285 src/GLIPortage.py:
286 use separate script for GRP deps
287 remove calls to portage module
288
289 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
290 src/GLIPortage.py:
291 initial commit
292 move some of portage function from GLIAT
293 flipped around a few function args
294 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
295 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
296
297 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
298 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
299 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
300
301 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
302 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
303 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
304 302 redirects work
305 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
306 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
307 load/save profile
308 src/GLIUtility.py:
309 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
310
311 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
312 src/GLIClientController.py:
313 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
314 of the array
315 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
316 removed redundant bind mounts
317
318 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
319 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
320 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
321 added the glossary in RTF format.
322
323 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
324 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
325 added MBR drive support to lilo.
326 these changes will likely not work.
327 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
328
329 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
330 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
331 call generated code in a function
332 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
333 include top/bottom
334 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
335 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
336 install mode magic
337
338 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
339 src/GLIClientController.py:
340 use GLIException when there's an import problem
341 added debug code to show install_steps
342 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
343 add . to import path
344 proper path this time: ../../templates
345 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
346 add _portage_best_version() function
347
348 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
349 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
350 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
351
352 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
353 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
354 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
355 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
356 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
357 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
358 converted bootloader and kernel
359 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
360 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
361 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
362 HTML escape <% %> stuff
363 work around python's sucky regexes
364 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
365 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
366
367 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
368 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
369 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
370 302 redirects
371 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
372 minor changes for new code
373 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
374 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
375 one file per path Legolas goodness
376 partitioning[2-4] done
7 377
8 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 378 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install. 379 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
10 updated comparison chart. 380 updated comparison chart.
381 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
11 382
12 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 383 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
13 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side. 384 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
14 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working. 385 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
15 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress. 386 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.

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