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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 1.643 2006/04/15 16:48:05 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005) 5 15 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
6 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
7 change kernel-modules to not be so stupid
8
9 9 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
10 GLIMD: fix display problem with execute.pyhtml.
11 make tables better.
12
13 8 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
14 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
15 fix handling of int/float for minor
16 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
17 save/restore partition name
18 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
19 support for partition name
20
21 8 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
22 touchups to add_profile in GLIMD to link to webgli
23 add a save to GLIMD profile button in webgli's saveprofile
24 gliserv.py:
25 initial attempt at custom networking info per client. hostname support only.
26
27 5 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
28 src/net/server/html/webgli/partitioning[234].pyhtml:
29 small fixes for new partioning code
30
31 2 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
32 src/GLIClientController.py:
33 record PID of secondary thread
34
35 1 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
36 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
37 small fix for new partitioning code
38
39 30 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
40 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
41 add get_devnode()
42 fix up detect_devices() to detect cciss/ida arrays
43 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
44 use get_devnode() instead of figuring out the devnode
45 skip first 3 steps if partition layout hasn't changed
46 wipe disk and create new disklabel before recreating partitions
47 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
48 use get_devnode() in local mount and fstab stuff
49
50 26 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
51 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
52 change detect_devices() to handle change in sysfs in 2.6.16 (from lxnay)
53
54 25 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
55 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
56 continue breakup/cleanup of partitioning code
57
58 24 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
59 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
60 set disklabel to default for arch when clearing the partition table
61 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
62 complete rewrite of first and second passes
63
64 22 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
65 src/GLIStorageDevice.py, src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
66 allow iterating over Device object to get partitions
67
68 21 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
69 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
70 allow access to Device object like a dict
71
72 20 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
73 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
74 allow access to Partition object like a dict
75
76 16 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
77 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
78 fail if any filesystems are mounted on the device being partitioned
79
80 14 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
81 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
82 reorder minor numbers when loading partitions from disk to match the physical
83 partition order
84
85 13 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
86 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
87 overhaul for supporting mac disklabels and partitions out of disk order
88 remove free space from inside extended partition when extended is removed
89
90 13 Mar 2006; Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@gentoo.org> +bin/installer,
91 +bin/installer-dialog, +bin/installer-gtk, +docs/gli.png,
92 +docs/gli-dialog.png, +src/misc/installer-dialog.desktop,
93 +src/misc/installer-faq.desktop, +src/misc/installer-gtk.desktop:
94 Added bash scripts, icons, and desktop entries from the ebuild to make my
95 life easier.
96
97 10 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
98 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
99 raise an exception if the existing partitions are out of disk order
100 look for minors out of order instead of disk position
101
102 8 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
103 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog and src/GLIGenDialog:
104 added networkless mode to gli-dialog.
105
106 6 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
107 src/templates/x86AT:
108 add windows detection code for grub. untested.
109
110 6 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
111 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
112 bootloader and partitioning external commands log to compile_output.log
113 wait for device node to exist before resizing
114 add -v to ntfsresize command
115 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
116 return start/end with ip structure
117 pad min ntfs size by 50 MB just to be safe
118 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
119 only install filesystem tools for partitions with a mountpoint
120
121 5 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
122 add error catching and text to saving profile dialogs
123
124 4 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
125 src/GLIPortage.py:
126 create /tmp, /var/tmp, and /var/lib/portage with proper permissions
127 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
128 fix checks for changed partitions so they will actually get deleted
129
130 3 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
131 src/GLIClientController.py:
132 slightly better error handling for pre-install failures
133
134 2 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
135 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
136 proper return code checking for ext2/3 resizing
137
138 28 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
139 src/GLIClientController.py:
140 accept 'none' as well as 'null' for network type
141 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
142 ignore extended partitions in mount_local_partitions()
143 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
144 use get_ordered_partition_list() instead of keys().sort() for new_part_list
145 check to make sure start sector for primary isn't less than end sector for
146 previous extended
147 src/GLIClientController.py:
148 write dns servers to /etc/resolv.conf
149
150 27 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
151 src/GLIPortage.py:
152 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses compile_output.log for command output
153
154 23 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
155 only keep a 1000 line 'scrollback' buffer for the compile output and log file
156
157 20 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
158 src/GLIPortage.py:
159 add code make GLIPortage.py capable of being run stand-along for dynamic
160 stage3 generation and copying packages in a GRP-ish way
161 grp code fixups
162
163 17 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
164 src/GLIPortage.py:
165 ignore blank packages passed to get_deps() and emerge()
166
167 14 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
168 src/GLIUtility.py:
169 add get_chosts() function
170
171*GLI-0.3 (12 Feb 2006)
172
173 12 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
174 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
175 pull old start/end sector values from somewhere that actually has them
176 add logic for extended partition to code that makes sure new end sector
177 doesn't overlap start sector of next partitions
178 don't freak out if partition can't be deleted
179
180 11 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
181 src/GLIPortage.py:
182 run env-update at the end of copy_pkg_to_chroot()
183
184 10 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
185 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
186 I'm a complete fscking dumbass. I recorded the end sector for partitions that
187 weren't being touched, but I never used it when recreating them...the end was
188 calculated from the size in MB instead :/
189
190 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
191 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
192 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
193 copy /etc/{passwd,group,shadow} from livecd to chroot sans 'gentoo'
194 src/GLIPortage.py:
195 use tar to transfer files from image dir to /mnt/gentoo instead of 'cp -a'
196 src/GLIStorageDevice.py,src/GLIInstallProfile.py,src/templates/x86AT.py:
197 'resized' flag
198
199 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
200 src/GLIPortage.py:
201 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
202
203 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
204 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
205
206 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
207 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
208 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
209 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
210 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
211
212 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
213 src/GLIPortage.py:
214 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
215
216 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
217 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
218 fix handling of 404 for real files
219 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
220 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
221
222 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
223 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
224 initial support for 'include' in XML files
225 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
226 initial support for %
227 src/GLIClientController.py:
228 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
229
230 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
231 webgli/configfiles:
232 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
233 webgli/timezone: small fix.
234 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
235 webgli/services: same
236 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
237
238 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
239 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
240 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
241 added execute.pyhtml
242 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
243 updated TODO.
244
245 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
246 src/net/server/*:
247 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
248 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
249
250 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
251 src/net/server/*:
252 stupid threading module...
253
254 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
255 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
256
257 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
258 src/GLIPortage.py:
259 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
260 emerge()
261 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
262 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
263 in the chroot
264 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
265 src/GLIUtility.py:
266 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
267 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
268 debug code in spawn()
269 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
270 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
271 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
272 total_steps was 1 too high
273
274 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
275 src/GLIUtility.py:
276 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
277 src/GLIPortage.py:
278 remove all symlink fixups
279 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
280 call tar with -p
281
282 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
283 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
284 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
285 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
286
287 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
288 src/GLIPortage.py:
289 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
290 added emerge()
291 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
292 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
293 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
294 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
295 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
296 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
297 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
298 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
299 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
300
301 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
302 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
303 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
304 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
305 src/GLIUtility.py:
306 added get_keymaps()
307 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
308 src/GLIPortage.py:
309 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
310 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
311 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
312
313 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
314 src/net/server/html/*:
315 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
316
317 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
318 src/GLIPortage.py:
319 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
320 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
321 src/runtimedeps.py:
322 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
323
324 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
325 src/runtimedeps.py:
326 remove passing of ROOT
327 src/GLIPortage.py:
328 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
329 remove depgraph class
330 add debugging code to get_deps()
331 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
332 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
333 debugging code in install_packages()
334
335 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
336 src/runtimedeps.py:
337 initial commit
338 src/GLIPortage.py:
339 use separate script for GRP deps
340 remove calls to portage module
341
342 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
343 src/GLIPortage.py:
344 initial commit
345 move some of portage function from GLIAT
346 flipped around a few function args
347 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
348 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
349
350 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
351 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
352 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
353
354 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
355 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
356 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
357 302 redirects work
358 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
359 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
360 load/save profile
361 src/GLIUtility.py:
362 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
363
364 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
365 src/GLIClientController.py:
366 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
367 of the array
368 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
369 removed redundant bind mounts
370
371 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
372 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
373 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
374 added the glossary in RTF format.
375
376 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
377 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
378 added MBR drive support to lilo.
379 these changes will likely not work.
380 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
381
382 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
383 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
384 call generated code in a function
385 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
386 include top/bottom
387 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
388 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
389 install mode magic
390
391 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
392 src/GLIClientController.py:
393 use GLIException when there's an import problem
394 added debug code to show install_steps
395 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
396 add . to import path
397 proper path this time: ../../templates
398 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
399 add _portage_best_version() function
400
401 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
402 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
403 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
404
405 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
406 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
407 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
408 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
409 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
410 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
411 converted bootloader and kernel
412 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
413 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
414 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
415 HTML escape <% %> stuff
416 work around python's sucky regexes
417 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
418 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
419
420 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
421 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
422 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
423 302 redirects
424 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
425 minor changes for new code
426 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
427 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
428 one file per path Legolas goodness
429 partitioning[2-4] done
7 430
8 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 431 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install. 432 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
10 updated comparison chart. 433 updated comparison chart.
434 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
11 435
12 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 436 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
13 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side. 437 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
14 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working. 438 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
15 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress. 439 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.

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