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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 1.642 2006/04/09 22:06:01 codeman Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005) 5 9 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
6 GLIMD: fix display problem with execute.pyhtml.
7 make tables better.
8
9 8 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
10 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
11 fix handling of int/float for minor
12 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
13 save/restore partition name
14 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
15 support for partition name
16
17 8 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
18 touchups to add_profile in GLIMD to link to webgli
19 add a save to GLIMD profile button in webgli's saveprofile
20 gliserv.py:
21 initial attempt at custom networking info per client. hostname support only.
22
23 5 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
24 src/net/server/html/webgli/partitioning[234].pyhtml:
25 small fixes for new partioning code
26
27 2 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
28 src/GLIClientController.py:
29 record PID of secondary thread
30
31 1 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
32 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
33 small fix for new partitioning code
34
35 30 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
36 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
37 add get_devnode()
38 fix up detect_devices() to detect cciss/ida arrays
39 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
40 use get_devnode() instead of figuring out the devnode
41 skip first 3 steps if partition layout hasn't changed
42 wipe disk and create new disklabel before recreating partitions
43 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
44 use get_devnode() in local mount and fstab stuff
45
46 26 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
47 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
48 change detect_devices() to handle change in sysfs in 2.6.16 (from lxnay)
49
50 25 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
51 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
52 continue breakup/cleanup of partitioning code
53
54 24 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
55 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
56 set disklabel to default for arch when clearing the partition table
57 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
58 complete rewrite of first and second passes
59
60 22 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
61 src/GLIStorageDevice.py, src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
62 allow iterating over Device object to get partitions
63
64 21 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
65 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
66 allow access to Device object like a dict
67
68 20 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
69 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
70 allow access to Partition object like a dict
71
72 16 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
73 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
74 fail if any filesystems are mounted on the device being partitioned
75
76 14 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
77 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
78 reorder minor numbers when loading partitions from disk to match the physical
79 partition order
80
81 13 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
82 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
83 overhaul for supporting mac disklabels and partitions out of disk order
84 remove free space from inside extended partition when extended is removed
85
86 13 Mar 2006; Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@gentoo.org> +bin/installer,
87 +bin/installer-dialog, +bin/installer-gtk, +docs/gli.png,
88 +docs/gli-dialog.png, +src/misc/installer-dialog.desktop,
89 +src/misc/installer-faq.desktop, +src/misc/installer-gtk.desktop:
90 Added bash scripts, icons, and desktop entries from the ebuild to make my
91 life easier.
92
93 10 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
94 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
95 raise an exception if the existing partitions are out of disk order
96 look for minors out of order instead of disk position
97
98 8 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
99 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog and src/GLIGenDialog:
100 added networkless mode to gli-dialog.
101
102 6 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
103 src/templates/x86AT:
104 add windows detection code for grub. untested.
105
106 6 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
107 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
108 bootloader and partitioning external commands log to compile_output.log
109 wait for device node to exist before resizing
110 add -v to ntfsresize command
111 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
112 return start/end with ip structure
113 pad min ntfs size by 50 MB just to be safe
114 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
115 only install filesystem tools for partitions with a mountpoint
116
117 5 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
118 add error catching and text to saving profile dialogs
119
120 4 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
121 src/GLIPortage.py:
122 create /tmp, /var/tmp, and /var/lib/portage with proper permissions
123 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
124 fix checks for changed partitions so they will actually get deleted
125
126 3 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
127 src/GLIClientController.py:
128 slightly better error handling for pre-install failures
129
130 2 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
131 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
132 proper return code checking for ext2/3 resizing
133
134 28 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
135 src/GLIClientController.py:
136 accept 'none' as well as 'null' for network type
137 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
138 ignore extended partitions in mount_local_partitions()
139 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
140 use get_ordered_partition_list() instead of keys().sort() for new_part_list
141 check to make sure start sector for primary isn't less than end sector for
142 previous extended
143 src/GLIClientController.py:
144 write dns servers to /etc/resolv.conf
145
146 27 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
147 src/GLIPortage.py:
148 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses compile_output.log for command output
149
150 23 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
151 only keep a 1000 line 'scrollback' buffer for the compile output and log file
152
153 20 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
154 src/GLIPortage.py:
155 add code make GLIPortage.py capable of being run stand-along for dynamic
156 stage3 generation and copying packages in a GRP-ish way
157 grp code fixups
158
159 17 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
160 src/GLIPortage.py:
161 ignore blank packages passed to get_deps() and emerge()
162
163 14 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
164 src/GLIUtility.py:
165 add get_chosts() function
166
167*GLI-0.3 (12 Feb 2006)
168
169 12 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
170 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
171 pull old start/end sector values from somewhere that actually has them
172 add logic for extended partition to code that makes sure new end sector
173 doesn't overlap start sector of next partitions
174 don't freak out if partition can't be deleted
175
176 11 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
177 src/GLIPortage.py:
178 run env-update at the end of copy_pkg_to_chroot()
179
180 10 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
181 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
182 I'm a complete fscking dumbass. I recorded the end sector for partitions that
183 weren't being touched, but I never used it when recreating them...the end was
184 calculated from the size in MB instead :/
185
186 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
187 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
188 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
189 copy /etc/{passwd,group,shadow} from livecd to chroot sans 'gentoo'
190 src/GLIPortage.py:
191 use tar to transfer files from image dir to /mnt/gentoo instead of 'cp -a'
192 src/GLIStorageDevice.py,src/GLIInstallProfile.py,src/templates/x86AT.py:
193 'resized' flag
194
195 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
196 src/GLIPortage.py:
197 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
198
199 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
200 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
201
202 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
203 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
204 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
205 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
206 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
207
208 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
209 src/GLIPortage.py:
210 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
211
212 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
213 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
214 fix handling of 404 for real files
215 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
216 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
217
218 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
219 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
220 initial support for 'include' in XML files
221 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
222 initial support for %
223 src/GLIClientController.py:
224 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
225
226 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
227 webgli/configfiles:
228 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
229 webgli/timezone: small fix.
230 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
231 webgli/services: same
232 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
233
234 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
235 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
236 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
237 added execute.pyhtml
238 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
239 updated TODO.
240
241 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
242 src/net/server/*:
243 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
244 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
245
246 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
247 src/net/server/*:
248 stupid threading module...
249
250 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
251 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
252
253 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
254 src/GLIPortage.py:
255 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
256 emerge()
257 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
258 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
259 in the chroot
260 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
261 src/GLIUtility.py:
262 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
263 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
264 debug code in spawn()
265 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
266 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
267 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
268 total_steps was 1 too high
269
270 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
271 src/GLIUtility.py:
272 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
273 src/GLIPortage.py:
274 remove all symlink fixups
275 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
276 call tar with -p
277
278 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
279 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
280 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
281 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
282
283 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
284 src/GLIPortage.py:
285 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
286 added emerge()
287 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
288 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
289 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
290 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
291 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
292 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
293 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
294 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
295 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
296
297 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
298 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
299 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
300 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
301 src/GLIUtility.py:
302 added get_keymaps()
303 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
304 src/GLIPortage.py:
305 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
306 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
307 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
308
309 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
310 src/net/server/html/*:
311 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
312
313 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
314 src/GLIPortage.py:
315 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
316 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
317 src/runtimedeps.py:
318 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
319
320 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
321 src/runtimedeps.py:
322 remove passing of ROOT
323 src/GLIPortage.py:
324 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
325 remove depgraph class
326 add debugging code to get_deps()
327 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
328 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
329 debugging code in install_packages()
330
331 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
332 src/runtimedeps.py:
333 initial commit
334 src/GLIPortage.py:
335 use separate script for GRP deps
336 remove calls to portage module
337
338 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
339 src/GLIPortage.py:
340 initial commit
341 move some of portage function from GLIAT
342 flipped around a few function args
343 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
344 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
345
346 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
347 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
348 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
349
350 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
351 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
352 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
353 302 redirects work
354 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
355 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
356 load/save profile
357 src/GLIUtility.py:
358 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
359
360 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
361 src/GLIClientController.py:
362 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
363 of the array
364 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
365 removed redundant bind mounts
366
367 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
368 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
369 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
370 added the glossary in RTF format.
371
372 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
373 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
374 added MBR drive support to lilo.
375 these changes will likely not work.
376 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
377
378 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
379 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
380 call generated code in a function
381 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
382 include top/bottom
383 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
384 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
385 install mode magic
386
387 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
388 src/GLIClientController.py:
389 use GLIException when there's an import problem
390 added debug code to show install_steps
391 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
392 add . to import path
393 proper path this time: ../../templates
394 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
395 add _portage_best_version() function
396
397 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
398 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
399 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
400
401 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
402 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
403 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
404 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
405 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
406 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
407 converted bootloader and kernel
408 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
409 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
410 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
411 HTML escape <% %> stuff
412 work around python's sucky regexes
413 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
414 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
415
416 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
417 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
418 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
419 302 redirects
420 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
421 minor changes for new code
422 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
423 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
424 one file per path Legolas goodness
425 partitioning[2-4] done
7 426
8 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 427 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install. 428 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
10 updated comparison chart. 429 updated comparison chart.
430 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
11 431
12 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 432 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
13 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side. 433 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
14 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working. 434 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
15 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress. 435 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.

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