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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 1.630 2006/03/26 16:17:37 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005) 5 26 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
6 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
7 change detect_devices() to handle change in sysfs in 2.6.16 (from lxnay)
8
9 25 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
10 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
11 continue breakup/cleanup of partitioning code
12
13 24 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
14 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
15 set disklabel to default for arch when clearing the partition table
16 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
17 complete rewrite of first and second passes
18
19 22 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
20 src/GLIStorageDevice.py, src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
21 allow iterating over Device object to get partitions
22
23 21 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
24 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
25 allow access to Device object like a dict
26
27 20 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
28 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
29 allow access to Partition object like a dict
30
31 16 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
32 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
33 fail if any filesystems are mounted on the device being partitioned
34
35 14 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
36 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
37 reorder minor numbers when loading partitions from disk to match the physical
38 partition order
39
40 13 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
41 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
42 overhaul for supporting mac disklabels and partitions out of disk order
43 remove free space from inside extended partition when extended is removed
44
45 13 Mar 2006; Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@gentoo.org> +bin/installer,
46 +bin/installer-dialog, +bin/installer-gtk, +docs/gli.png,
47 +docs/gli-dialog.png, +src/misc/installer-dialog.desktop,
48 +src/misc/installer-faq.desktop, +src/misc/installer-gtk.desktop:
49 Added bash scripts, icons, and desktop entries from the ebuild to make my
50 life easier.
51
52 10 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
53 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
54 raise an exception if the existing partitions are out of disk order
55 look for minors out of order instead of disk position
56
57 8 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
58 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog and src/GLIGenDialog:
59 added networkless mode to gli-dialog.
60
61 6 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
62 src/templates/x86AT:
63 add windows detection code for grub. untested.
64
65 6 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
66 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
67 bootloader and partitioning external commands log to compile_output.log
68 wait for device node to exist before resizing
69 add -v to ntfsresize command
70 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
71 return start/end with ip structure
72 pad min ntfs size by 50 MB just to be safe
73 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
74 only install filesystem tools for partitions with a mountpoint
75
76 5 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
77 add error catching and text to saving profile dialogs
78
79 4 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
80 src/GLIPortage.py:
81 create /tmp, /var/tmp, and /var/lib/portage with proper permissions
82 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
83 fix checks for changed partitions so they will actually get deleted
84
85 3 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
86 src/GLIClientController.py:
87 slightly better error handling for pre-install failures
88
89 2 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
90 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
91 proper return code checking for ext2/3 resizing
92
93 28 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
94 src/GLIClientController.py:
95 accept 'none' as well as 'null' for network type
96 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
97 ignore extended partitions in mount_local_partitions()
98 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
99 use get_ordered_partition_list() instead of keys().sort() for new_part_list
100 check to make sure start sector for primary isn't less than end sector for
101 previous extended
102 src/GLIClientController.py:
103 write dns servers to /etc/resolv.conf
104
105 27 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
106 src/GLIPortage.py:
107 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses compile_output.log for command output
108
109 23 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
110 only keep a 1000 line 'scrollback' buffer for the compile output and log file
111
112 20 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
113 src/GLIPortage.py:
114 add code make GLIPortage.py capable of being run stand-along for dynamic
115 stage3 generation and copying packages in a GRP-ish way
116 grp code fixups
117
118 17 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
119 src/GLIPortage.py:
120 ignore blank packages passed to get_deps() and emerge()
121
122 14 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
123 src/GLIUtility.py:
124 add get_chosts() function
125
126*GLI-0.3 (12 Feb 2006)
127
128 12 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
129 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
130 pull old start/end sector values from somewhere that actually has them
131 add logic for extended partition to code that makes sure new end sector
132 doesn't overlap start sector of next partitions
133 don't freak out if partition can't be deleted
134
135 11 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
136 src/GLIPortage.py:
137 run env-update at the end of copy_pkg_to_chroot()
138
139 10 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
140 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
141 I'm a complete fscking dumbass. I recorded the end sector for partitions that
142 weren't being touched, but I never used it when recreating them...the end was
143 calculated from the size in MB instead :/
144
145 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
146 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
147 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
148 copy /etc/{passwd,group,shadow} from livecd to chroot sans 'gentoo'
149 src/GLIPortage.py:
150 use tar to transfer files from image dir to /mnt/gentoo instead of 'cp -a'
151 src/GLIStorageDevice.py,src/GLIInstallProfile.py,src/templates/x86AT.py:
152 'resized' flag
153
154 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
155 src/GLIPortage.py:
156 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
157
158 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
159 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
160
161 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
162 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
163 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
164 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
165 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
166
167 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
168 src/GLIPortage.py:
169 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
170
171 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
172 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
173 fix handling of 404 for real files
174 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
175 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
176
177 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
178 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
179 initial support for 'include' in XML files
180 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
181 initial support for %
182 src/GLIClientController.py:
183 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
184
185 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
186 webgli/configfiles:
187 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
188 webgli/timezone: small fix.
189 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
190 webgli/services: same
191 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
192
193 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
194 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
195 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
196 added execute.pyhtml
197 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
198 updated TODO.
199
200 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
201 src/net/server/*:
202 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
203 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
204
205 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
206 src/net/server/*:
207 stupid threading module...
208
209 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
210 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
211
212 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
213 src/GLIPortage.py:
214 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
215 emerge()
216 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
217 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
218 in the chroot
219 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
220 src/GLIUtility.py:
221 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
222 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
223 debug code in spawn()
224 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
225 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
226 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
227 total_steps was 1 too high
228
229 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
230 src/GLIUtility.py:
231 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
232 src/GLIPortage.py:
233 remove all symlink fixups
234 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
235 call tar with -p
236
237 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
238 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
239 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
240 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
241
242 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
243 src/GLIPortage.py:
244 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
245 added emerge()
246 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
247 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
248 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
249 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
250 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
251 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
252 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
253 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
254 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
255
256 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
257 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
258 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
259 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
260 src/GLIUtility.py:
261 added get_keymaps()
262 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
263 src/GLIPortage.py:
264 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
265 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
266 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
267
268 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
269 src/net/server/html/*:
270 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
271
272 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
273 src/GLIPortage.py:
274 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
275 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
276 src/runtimedeps.py:
277 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
278
279 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
280 src/runtimedeps.py:
281 remove passing of ROOT
282 src/GLIPortage.py:
283 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
284 remove depgraph class
285 add debugging code to get_deps()
286 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
287 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
288 debugging code in install_packages()
289
290 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
291 src/runtimedeps.py:
292 initial commit
293 src/GLIPortage.py:
294 use separate script for GRP deps
295 remove calls to portage module
296
297 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
298 src/GLIPortage.py:
299 initial commit
300 move some of portage function from GLIAT
301 flipped around a few function args
302 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
303 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
304
305 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
306 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
307 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
308
309 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
310 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
311 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
312 302 redirects work
313 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
314 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
315 load/save profile
316 src/GLIUtility.py:
317 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
318
319 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
320 src/GLIClientController.py:
321 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
322 of the array
323 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
324 removed redundant bind mounts
325
326 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
327 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
328 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
329 added the glossary in RTF format.
330
331 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
332 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
333 added MBR drive support to lilo.
334 these changes will likely not work.
335 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
336
337 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
338 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
339 call generated code in a function
340 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
341 include top/bottom
342 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
343 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
344 install mode magic
345
346 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
347 src/GLIClientController.py:
348 use GLIException when there's an import problem
349 added debug code to show install_steps
350 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
351 add . to import path
352 proper path this time: ../../templates
353 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
354 add _portage_best_version() function
355
356 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
357 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
358 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
359
360 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
361 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
362 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
363 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
364 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
365 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
366 converted bootloader and kernel
367 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
368 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
369 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
370 HTML escape <% %> stuff
371 work around python's sucky regexes
372 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
373 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
374
375 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
376 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
377 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
378 302 redirects
379 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
380 minor changes for new code
381 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
382 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
383 one file per path Legolas goodness
384 partitioning[2-4] done
7 385
8 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 386 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install. 387 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
10 updated comparison chart. 388 updated comparison chart.
389 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
11 390
12 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 391 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
13 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side. 392 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
14 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working. 393 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
15 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress. 394 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.

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