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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 1.648 2006/05/16 04:01:43 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005) 5 15 May 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
6 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
7 add strict_start and strict_end parameters to _add_partition()
8 add _find_current_minor_for_part() function to help with resizing
9 fix logical/extended logic in _partition_delete_step()
10 in _partition_resize_step(), delete, recreate at new size, resize, delete
11 call resize2fs with no size argument so it fills entire partition
12 more logging
13
14 9 May 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
15 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
16 call reorder_minors() from tidy_partitions() instead of
17 set_partitions_from_disk()
18 add code to reorder_minors() to take extended/logical into consideration with
19 non-free partitions
20
21 30 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
22 added a check of the length of the directory in /usr/src if under 6 characters
23 should fix bug 131809
24
25 19 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
26 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
27 automatically emerge splashutils and splash-themes-livecd if kernel_bootsplash
28 and livecd-kernel
29
30 16 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
31 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
32 change temp_use="-* " to temp_use="" because apparantly it's a bad idea to -*
33
34 15 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
35 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
36 change kernel-modules to not be so stupid
37
38 9 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
39 GLIMD: fix display problem with execute.pyhtml.
40 make tables better.
41
42 8 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
43 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
44 fix handling of int/float for minor
45 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
46 save/restore partition name
47 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
48 support for partition name
49
50 8 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
51 touchups to add_profile in GLIMD to link to webgli
52 add a save to GLIMD profile button in webgli's saveprofile
53 gliserv.py:
54 initial attempt at custom networking info per client. hostname support only.
55
56 5 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
57 src/net/server/html/webgli/partitioning[234].pyhtml:
58 small fixes for new partioning code
59
60 2 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
61 src/GLIClientController.py:
62 record PID of secondary thread
63
64 1 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
65 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
66 small fix for new partitioning code
67
68 30 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
69 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
70 add get_devnode()
71 fix up detect_devices() to detect cciss/ida arrays
72 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
73 use get_devnode() instead of figuring out the devnode
74 skip first 3 steps if partition layout hasn't changed
75 wipe disk and create new disklabel before recreating partitions
76 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
77 use get_devnode() in local mount and fstab stuff
78
79 26 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
80 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
81 change detect_devices() to handle change in sysfs in 2.6.16 (from lxnay)
82
83 25 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
84 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
85 continue breakup/cleanup of partitioning code
86
87 24 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
88 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
89 set disklabel to default for arch when clearing the partition table
90 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
91 complete rewrite of first and second passes
92
93 22 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
94 src/GLIStorageDevice.py, src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
95 allow iterating over Device object to get partitions
96
97 21 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
98 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
99 allow access to Device object like a dict
100
101 20 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
102 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
103 allow access to Partition object like a dict
104
105 16 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
106 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
107 fail if any filesystems are mounted on the device being partitioned
108
109 14 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
110 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
111 reorder minor numbers when loading partitions from disk to match the physical
112 partition order
113
114 13 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
115 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
116 overhaul for supporting mac disklabels and partitions out of disk order
117 remove free space from inside extended partition when extended is removed
118
119 13 Mar 2006; Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@gentoo.org> +bin/installer,
120 +bin/installer-dialog, +bin/installer-gtk, +docs/gli.png,
121 +docs/gli-dialog.png, +src/misc/installer-dialog.desktop,
122 +src/misc/installer-faq.desktop, +src/misc/installer-gtk.desktop:
123 Added bash scripts, icons, and desktop entries from the ebuild to make my
124 life easier.
125
126 10 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
127 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
128 raise an exception if the existing partitions are out of disk order
129 look for minors out of order instead of disk position
130
131 8 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
132 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog and src/GLIGenDialog:
133 added networkless mode to gli-dialog.
134
135 6 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
136 src/templates/x86AT:
137 add windows detection code for grub. untested.
138
139 6 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
140 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
141 bootloader and partitioning external commands log to compile_output.log
142 wait for device node to exist before resizing
143 add -v to ntfsresize command
144 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
145 return start/end with ip structure
146 pad min ntfs size by 50 MB just to be safe
147 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
148 only install filesystem tools for partitions with a mountpoint
149
150 5 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
151 add error catching and text to saving profile dialogs
152
153 4 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
154 src/GLIPortage.py:
155 create /tmp, /var/tmp, and /var/lib/portage with proper permissions
156 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
157 fix checks for changed partitions so they will actually get deleted
158
159 3 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
160 src/GLIClientController.py:
161 slightly better error handling for pre-install failures
162
163 2 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
164 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
165 proper return code checking for ext2/3 resizing
166
167 28 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
168 src/GLIClientController.py:
169 accept 'none' as well as 'null' for network type
170 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
171 ignore extended partitions in mount_local_partitions()
172 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
173 use get_ordered_partition_list() instead of keys().sort() for new_part_list
174 check to make sure start sector for primary isn't less than end sector for
175 previous extended
176 src/GLIClientController.py:
177 write dns servers to /etc/resolv.conf
178
179 27 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
180 src/GLIPortage.py:
181 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses compile_output.log for command output
182
183 23 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
184 only keep a 1000 line 'scrollback' buffer for the compile output and log file
185
186 20 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
187 src/GLIPortage.py:
188 add code make GLIPortage.py capable of being run stand-along for dynamic
189 stage3 generation and copying packages in a GRP-ish way
190 grp code fixups
191
192 17 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
193 src/GLIPortage.py:
194 ignore blank packages passed to get_deps() and emerge()
195
196 14 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
197 src/GLIUtility.py:
198 add get_chosts() function
199
200*GLI-0.3 (12 Feb 2006)
201
202 12 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
203 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
204 pull old start/end sector values from somewhere that actually has them
205 add logic for extended partition to code that makes sure new end sector
206 doesn't overlap start sector of next partitions
207 don't freak out if partition can't be deleted
208
209 11 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
210 src/GLIPortage.py:
211 run env-update at the end of copy_pkg_to_chroot()
212
213 10 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
214 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
215 I'm a complete fscking dumbass. I recorded the end sector for partitions that
216 weren't being touched, but I never used it when recreating them...the end was
217 calculated from the size in MB instead :/
218
219 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
220 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
221 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
222 copy /etc/{passwd,group,shadow} from livecd to chroot sans 'gentoo'
223 src/GLIPortage.py:
224 use tar to transfer files from image dir to /mnt/gentoo instead of 'cp -a'
225 src/GLIStorageDevice.py,src/GLIInstallProfile.py,src/templates/x86AT.py:
226 'resized' flag
227
228 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
229 src/GLIPortage.py:
230 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
231
232 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
233 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
234
235 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
236 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
237 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
238 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
239 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
240
241 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
242 src/GLIPortage.py:
243 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
244
245 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
246 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
247 fix handling of 404 for real files
248 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
249 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
250
251 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
252 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
253 initial support for 'include' in XML files
254 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
255 initial support for %
256 src/GLIClientController.py:
257 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
258
259 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
260 webgli/configfiles:
261 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
262 webgli/timezone: small fix.
263 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
264 webgli/services: same
265 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
266
267 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
268 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
269 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
270 added execute.pyhtml
271 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
272 updated TODO.
273
274 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
275 src/net/server/*:
276 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
277 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
278
279 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
280 src/net/server/*:
281 stupid threading module...
282
283 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
284 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
285
286 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
287 src/GLIPortage.py:
288 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
289 emerge()
290 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
291 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
292 in the chroot
293 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
294 src/GLIUtility.py:
295 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
296 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
297 debug code in spawn()
298 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
299 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
300 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
301 total_steps was 1 too high
302
303 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
304 src/GLIUtility.py:
305 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
306 src/GLIPortage.py:
307 remove all symlink fixups
308 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
309 call tar with -p
310
311 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
312 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
313 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
314 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
315
316 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
317 src/GLIPortage.py:
318 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
319 added emerge()
320 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
321 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
322 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
323 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
324 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
325 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
326 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
327 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
328 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
329
330 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
331 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
332 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
333 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
334 src/GLIUtility.py:
335 added get_keymaps()
336 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
337 src/GLIPortage.py:
338 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
339 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
340 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
341
342 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
343 src/net/server/html/*:
344 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
345
346 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
347 src/GLIPortage.py:
348 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
349 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
350 src/runtimedeps.py:
351 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
352
353 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
354 src/runtimedeps.py:
355 remove passing of ROOT
356 src/GLIPortage.py:
357 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
358 remove depgraph class
359 add debugging code to get_deps()
360 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
361 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
362 debugging code in install_packages()
363
364 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
365 src/runtimedeps.py:
366 initial commit
367 src/GLIPortage.py:
368 use separate script for GRP deps
369 remove calls to portage module
370
371 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
372 src/GLIPortage.py:
373 initial commit
374 move some of portage function from GLIAT
375 flipped around a few function args
376 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
377 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
378
379 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
380 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
381 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
382
383 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
384 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
385 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
386 302 redirects work
387 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
388 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
389 load/save profile
390 src/GLIUtility.py:
391 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
392
393 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
394 src/GLIClientController.py:
395 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
396 of the array
397 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
398 removed redundant bind mounts
399
400 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
401 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
402 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
403 added the glossary in RTF format.
404
405 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
406 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
407 added MBR drive support to lilo.
408 these changes will likely not work.
409 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
410
411 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
412 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
413 call generated code in a function
414 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
415 include top/bottom
416 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
417 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
418 install mode magic
419
420 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
421 src/GLIClientController.py:
422 use GLIException when there's an import problem
423 added debug code to show install_steps
424 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
425 add . to import path
426 proper path this time: ../../templates
427 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
428 add _portage_best_version() function
429
430 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
431 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
432 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
433
434 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
435 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
436 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
437 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
438 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
439 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
440 converted bootloader and kernel
441 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
442 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
443 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
444 HTML escape <% %> stuff
445 work around python's sucky regexes
446 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
447 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
448
449 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
450 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
451 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
452 302 redirects
453 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
454 minor changes for new code
455 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
456 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
457 one file per path Legolas goodness
458 partitioning[2-4] done
7 459
8 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 460 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install. 461 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
10 updated comparison chart. 462 updated comparison chart.
463 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
11 464
12 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 465 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
13 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side. 466 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
14 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working. 467 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
15 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress. 468 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.

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