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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 1.646 2006/04/30 16:25:17 codeman Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005) 5 30 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
6 added a check of the length of the directory in /usr/src if under 6 characters
7 should fix bug 131809
8
9 19 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
10 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
11 automatically emerge splashutils and splash-themes-livecd if kernel_bootsplash
12 and livecd-kernel
13
14 16 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
15 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
16 change temp_use="-* " to temp_use="" because apparantly it's a bad idea to -*
17
18 15 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
19 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
20 change kernel-modules to not be so stupid
21
22 9 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
23 GLIMD: fix display problem with execute.pyhtml.
24 make tables better.
25
26 8 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
27 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
28 fix handling of int/float for minor
29 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
30 save/restore partition name
31 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
32 support for partition name
33
34 8 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
35 touchups to add_profile in GLIMD to link to webgli
36 add a save to GLIMD profile button in webgli's saveprofile
37 gliserv.py:
38 initial attempt at custom networking info per client. hostname support only.
39
40 5 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
41 src/net/server/html/webgli/partitioning[234].pyhtml:
42 small fixes for new partioning code
43
44 2 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
45 src/GLIClientController.py:
46 record PID of secondary thread
47
48 1 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
49 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
50 small fix for new partitioning code
51
52 30 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
53 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
54 add get_devnode()
55 fix up detect_devices() to detect cciss/ida arrays
56 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
57 use get_devnode() instead of figuring out the devnode
58 skip first 3 steps if partition layout hasn't changed
59 wipe disk and create new disklabel before recreating partitions
60 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
61 use get_devnode() in local mount and fstab stuff
62
63 26 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
64 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
65 change detect_devices() to handle change in sysfs in 2.6.16 (from lxnay)
66
67 25 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
68 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
69 continue breakup/cleanup of partitioning code
70
71 24 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
72 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
73 set disklabel to default for arch when clearing the partition table
74 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
75 complete rewrite of first and second passes
76
77 22 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
78 src/GLIStorageDevice.py, src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
79 allow iterating over Device object to get partitions
80
81 21 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
82 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
83 allow access to Device object like a dict
84
85 20 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
86 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
87 allow access to Partition object like a dict
88
89 16 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
90 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
91 fail if any filesystems are mounted on the device being partitioned
92
93 14 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
94 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
95 reorder minor numbers when loading partitions from disk to match the physical
96 partition order
97
98 13 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
99 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
100 overhaul for supporting mac disklabels and partitions out of disk order
101 remove free space from inside extended partition when extended is removed
102
103 13 Mar 2006; Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@gentoo.org> +bin/installer,
104 +bin/installer-dialog, +bin/installer-gtk, +docs/gli.png,
105 +docs/gli-dialog.png, +src/misc/installer-dialog.desktop,
106 +src/misc/installer-faq.desktop, +src/misc/installer-gtk.desktop:
107 Added bash scripts, icons, and desktop entries from the ebuild to make my
108 life easier.
109
110 10 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
111 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
112 raise an exception if the existing partitions are out of disk order
113 look for minors out of order instead of disk position
114
115 8 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
116 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog and src/GLIGenDialog:
117 added networkless mode to gli-dialog.
118
119 6 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
120 src/templates/x86AT:
121 add windows detection code for grub. untested.
122
123 6 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
124 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
125 bootloader and partitioning external commands log to compile_output.log
126 wait for device node to exist before resizing
127 add -v to ntfsresize command
128 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
129 return start/end with ip structure
130 pad min ntfs size by 50 MB just to be safe
131 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
132 only install filesystem tools for partitions with a mountpoint
133
134 5 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
135 add error catching and text to saving profile dialogs
136
137 4 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
138 src/GLIPortage.py:
139 create /tmp, /var/tmp, and /var/lib/portage with proper permissions
140 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
141 fix checks for changed partitions so they will actually get deleted
142
143 3 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
144 src/GLIClientController.py:
145 slightly better error handling for pre-install failures
146
147 2 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
148 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
149 proper return code checking for ext2/3 resizing
150
151 28 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
152 src/GLIClientController.py:
153 accept 'none' as well as 'null' for network type
154 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
155 ignore extended partitions in mount_local_partitions()
156 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
157 use get_ordered_partition_list() instead of keys().sort() for new_part_list
158 check to make sure start sector for primary isn't less than end sector for
159 previous extended
160 src/GLIClientController.py:
161 write dns servers to /etc/resolv.conf
162
163 27 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
164 src/GLIPortage.py:
165 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses compile_output.log for command output
166
167 23 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
168 only keep a 1000 line 'scrollback' buffer for the compile output and log file
169
170 20 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
171 src/GLIPortage.py:
172 add code make GLIPortage.py capable of being run stand-along for dynamic
173 stage3 generation and copying packages in a GRP-ish way
174 grp code fixups
175
176 17 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
177 src/GLIPortage.py:
178 ignore blank packages passed to get_deps() and emerge()
179
180 14 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
181 src/GLIUtility.py:
182 add get_chosts() function
183
184*GLI-0.3 (12 Feb 2006)
185
186 12 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
187 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
188 pull old start/end sector values from somewhere that actually has them
189 add logic for extended partition to code that makes sure new end sector
190 doesn't overlap start sector of next partitions
191 don't freak out if partition can't be deleted
192
193 11 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
194 src/GLIPortage.py:
195 run env-update at the end of copy_pkg_to_chroot()
196
197 10 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
198 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
199 I'm a complete fscking dumbass. I recorded the end sector for partitions that
200 weren't being touched, but I never used it when recreating them...the end was
201 calculated from the size in MB instead :/
202
203 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
204 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
205 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
206 copy /etc/{passwd,group,shadow} from livecd to chroot sans 'gentoo'
207 src/GLIPortage.py:
208 use tar to transfer files from image dir to /mnt/gentoo instead of 'cp -a'
209 src/GLIStorageDevice.py,src/GLIInstallProfile.py,src/templates/x86AT.py:
210 'resized' flag
211
212 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
213 src/GLIPortage.py:
214 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
215
216 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
217 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
218
219 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
220 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
221 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
222 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
223 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
224
225 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
226 src/GLIPortage.py:
227 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
228
229 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
230 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
231 fix handling of 404 for real files
232 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
233 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
234
235 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
236 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
237 initial support for 'include' in XML files
238 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
239 initial support for %
240 src/GLIClientController.py:
241 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
242
243 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
244 webgli/configfiles:
245 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
246 webgli/timezone: small fix.
247 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
248 webgli/services: same
249 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
250
251 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
252 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
253 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
254 added execute.pyhtml
255 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
256 updated TODO.
257
258 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
259 src/net/server/*:
260 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
261 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
262
263 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
264 src/net/server/*:
265 stupid threading module...
266
267 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
268 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
269
270 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
271 src/GLIPortage.py:
272 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
273 emerge()
274 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
275 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
276 in the chroot
277 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
278 src/GLIUtility.py:
279 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
280 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
281 debug code in spawn()
282 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
283 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
284 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
285 total_steps was 1 too high
286
287 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
288 src/GLIUtility.py:
289 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
290 src/GLIPortage.py:
291 remove all symlink fixups
292 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
293 call tar with -p
294
295 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
296 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
297 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
298 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
299
300 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
301 src/GLIPortage.py:
302 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
303 added emerge()
304 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
305 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
306 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
307 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
308 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
309 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
310 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
311 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
312 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
313
314 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
315 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
316 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
317 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
318 src/GLIUtility.py:
319 added get_keymaps()
320 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
321 src/GLIPortage.py:
322 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
323 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
324 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
325
326 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
327 src/net/server/html/*:
328 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
329
330 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
331 src/GLIPortage.py:
332 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
333 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
334 src/runtimedeps.py:
335 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
336
337 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
338 src/runtimedeps.py:
339 remove passing of ROOT
340 src/GLIPortage.py:
341 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
342 remove depgraph class
343 add debugging code to get_deps()
344 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
345 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
346 debugging code in install_packages()
347
348 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
349 src/runtimedeps.py:
350 initial commit
351 src/GLIPortage.py:
352 use separate script for GRP deps
353 remove calls to portage module
354
355 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
356 src/GLIPortage.py:
357 initial commit
358 move some of portage function from GLIAT
359 flipped around a few function args
360 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
361 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
362
363 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
364 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
365 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
366
367 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
368 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
369 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
370 302 redirects work
371 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
372 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
373 load/save profile
374 src/GLIUtility.py:
375 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
376
377 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
378 src/GLIClientController.py:
379 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
380 of the array
381 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
382 removed redundant bind mounts
383
384 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
385 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
386 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
387 added the glossary in RTF format.
388
389 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
390 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
391 added MBR drive support to lilo.
392 these changes will likely not work.
393 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
394
395 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
396 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
397 call generated code in a function
398 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
399 include top/bottom
400 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
401 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
402 install mode magic
403
404 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
405 src/GLIClientController.py:
406 use GLIException when there's an import problem
407 added debug code to show install_steps
408 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
409 add . to import path
410 proper path this time: ../../templates
411 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
412 add _portage_best_version() function
413
414 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
415 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
416 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
417
418 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
419 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
420 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
421 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
422 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
423 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
424 converted bootloader and kernel
425 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
426 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
427 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
428 HTML escape <% %> stuff
429 work around python's sucky regexes
430 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
431 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
432
433 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
434 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
435 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
436 302 redirects
437 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
438 minor changes for new code
439 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
440 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
441 one file per path Legolas goodness
442 partitioning[2-4] done
7 443
8 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 444 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install. 445 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
10 updated comparison chart. 446 updated comparison chart.
447 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
11 448
12 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 449 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
13 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side. 450 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
14 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working. 451 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
15 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress. 452 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.

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