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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 1.654 2006/06/17 15:41:25 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005) 5 17 Jun 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
6 src/GLIUtility.py:
7 fix list_mirrors() to ignore <uri> lines that don't end on the same line
8
9 17 Jun 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
10 Added code to the mta step in AT to parse the install packages list and
11 look for mtas and if it finds it emerge it.
12 Initial attempt at moving extra_packages early in the setup to only show
13 local USE flags relating to those packages.
14
15 9 Jun 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
16 src/GLIUtility.py:
17 minor tweak to regex for parsing mirrors.xml
18
19 23 May 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
20 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
21 make use of strict_start and strict_end in partition recreation
22
23 15 May 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
24 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
25 add strict_start and strict_end parameters to _add_partition()
26 add _find_current_minor_for_part() function to help with resizing
27 fix logical/extended logic in _partition_delete_step()
28 in _partition_resize_step(), delete, recreate at new size, resize, delete
29 call resize2fs with no size argument so it fills entire partition
30 more logging
31 only delete, recreate, resize, delete if growing
32 pass new size to resize2fs in K
33
34 9 May 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
35 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
36 call reorder_minors() from tidy_partitions() instead of
37 set_partitions_from_disk()
38 add code to reorder_minors() to take extended/logical into consideration with
39 non-free partitions
40
41 30 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
42 added a check of the length of the directory in /usr/src if under 6 characters
43 should fix bug 131809
44
45 19 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
46 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
47 automatically emerge splashutils and splash-themes-livecd if kernel_bootsplash
48 and livecd-kernel
49
50 16 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
51 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
52 change temp_use="-* " to temp_use="" because apparantly it's a bad idea to -*
53
54 15 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
55 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
56 change kernel-modules to not be so stupid
57
58 9 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
59 GLIMD: fix display problem with execute.pyhtml.
60 make tables better.
61
62 8 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
63 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
64 fix handling of int/float for minor
65 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
66 save/restore partition name
67 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
68 support for partition name
69
70 8 Apr 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
71 touchups to add_profile in GLIMD to link to webgli
72 add a save to GLIMD profile button in webgli's saveprofile
73 gliserv.py:
74 initial attempt at custom networking info per client. hostname support only.
75
76 5 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
77 src/net/server/html/webgli/partitioning[234].pyhtml:
78 small fixes for new partioning code
79
80 2 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
81 src/GLIClientController.py:
82 record PID of secondary thread
83
84 1 Apr 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
85 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
86 small fix for new partitioning code
87
88 30 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
89 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
90 add get_devnode()
91 fix up detect_devices() to detect cciss/ida arrays
92 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
93 use get_devnode() instead of figuring out the devnode
94 skip first 3 steps if partition layout hasn't changed
95 wipe disk and create new disklabel before recreating partitions
96 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
97 use get_devnode() in local mount and fstab stuff
98
99 26 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
100 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
101 change detect_devices() to handle change in sysfs in 2.6.16 (from lxnay)
102
103 25 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
104 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
105 continue breakup/cleanup of partitioning code
106
107 24 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
108 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
109 set disklabel to default for arch when clearing the partition table
110 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
111 complete rewrite of first and second passes
112
113 22 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
114 src/GLIStorageDevice.py, src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
115 allow iterating over Device object to get partitions
116
117 21 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
118 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
119 allow access to Device object like a dict
120
121 20 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
122 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
123 allow access to Partition object like a dict
124
125 16 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
126 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
127 fail if any filesystems are mounted on the device being partitioned
128
129 14 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
130 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
131 reorder minor numbers when loading partitions from disk to match the physical
132 partition order
133
134 13 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
135 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
136 overhaul for supporting mac disklabels and partitions out of disk order
137 remove free space from inside extended partition when extended is removed
138
139 13 Mar 2006; Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@gentoo.org> +bin/installer,
140 +bin/installer-dialog, +bin/installer-gtk, +docs/gli.png,
141 +docs/gli-dialog.png, +src/misc/installer-dialog.desktop,
142 +src/misc/installer-faq.desktop, +src/misc/installer-gtk.desktop:
143 Added bash scripts, icons, and desktop entries from the ebuild to make my
144 life easier.
145
146 10 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
147 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
148 raise an exception if the existing partitions are out of disk order
149 look for minors out of order instead of disk position
150
151 8 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
152 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog and src/GLIGenDialog:
153 added networkless mode to gli-dialog.
154
155 6 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
156 src/templates/x86AT:
157 add windows detection code for grub. untested.
158
159 6 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
160 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
161 bootloader and partitioning external commands log to compile_output.log
162 wait for device node to exist before resizing
163 add -v to ntfsresize command
164 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
165 return start/end with ip structure
166 pad min ntfs size by 50 MB just to be safe
167 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
168 only install filesystem tools for partitions with a mountpoint
169
170 5 Mar 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
171 add error catching and text to saving profile dialogs
172
173 4 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
174 src/GLIPortage.py:
175 create /tmp, /var/tmp, and /var/lib/portage with proper permissions
176 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
177 fix checks for changed partitions so they will actually get deleted
178
179 3 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
180 src/GLIClientController.py:
181 slightly better error handling for pre-install failures
182
183 2 Mar 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
184 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
185 proper return code checking for ext2/3 resizing
186
187 28 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
188 src/GLIClientController.py:
189 accept 'none' as well as 'null' for network type
190 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
191 ignore extended partitions in mount_local_partitions()
192 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
193 use get_ordered_partition_list() instead of keys().sort() for new_part_list
194 check to make sure start sector for primary isn't less than end sector for
195 previous extended
196 src/GLIClientController.py:
197 write dns servers to /etc/resolv.conf
198
199 27 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
200 src/GLIPortage.py:
201 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses compile_output.log for command output
202
203 23 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
204 only keep a 1000 line 'scrollback' buffer for the compile output and log file
205
206 20 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
207 src/GLIPortage.py:
208 add code make GLIPortage.py capable of being run stand-along for dynamic
209 stage3 generation and copying packages in a GRP-ish way
210 grp code fixups
211
212 17 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
213 src/GLIPortage.py:
214 ignore blank packages passed to get_deps() and emerge()
215
216 14 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
217 src/GLIUtility.py:
218 add get_chosts() function
219
220*GLI-0.3 (12 Feb 2006)
221
222 12 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
223 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
224 pull old start/end sector values from somewhere that actually has them
225 add logic for extended partition to code that makes sure new end sector
226 doesn't overlap start sector of next partitions
227 don't freak out if partition can't be deleted
228
229 11 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
230 src/GLIPortage.py:
231 run env-update at the end of copy_pkg_to_chroot()
232
233 10 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
234 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
235 I'm a complete fscking dumbass. I recorded the end sector for partitions that
236 weren't being touched, but I never used it when recreating them...the end was
237 calculated from the size in MB instead :/
238
239 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
240 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
241 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
242 copy /etc/{passwd,group,shadow} from livecd to chroot sans 'gentoo'
243 src/GLIPortage.py:
244 use tar to transfer files from image dir to /mnt/gentoo instead of 'cp -a'
245 src/GLIStorageDevice.py,src/GLIInstallProfile.py,src/templates/x86AT.py:
246 'resized' flag
247
248 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
249 src/GLIPortage.py:
250 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
251
252 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
253 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
254
255 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
256 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
257 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
258 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
259 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
260
261 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
262 src/GLIPortage.py:
263 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
264
265 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
266 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
267 fix handling of 404 for real files
268 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
269 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
270
271 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
272 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
273 initial support for 'include' in XML files
274 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
275 initial support for %
276 src/GLIClientController.py:
277 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
278
279 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
280 webgli/configfiles:
281 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
282 webgli/timezone: small fix.
283 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
284 webgli/services: same
285 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
286
287 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
288 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
289 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
290 added execute.pyhtml
291 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
292 updated TODO.
293
294 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
295 src/net/server/*:
296 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
297 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
298
299 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
300 src/net/server/*:
301 stupid threading module...
302
303 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
304 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
305
306 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
307 src/GLIPortage.py:
308 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
309 emerge()
310 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
311 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
312 in the chroot
313 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
314 src/GLIUtility.py:
315 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
316 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
317 debug code in spawn()
318 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
319 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
320 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
321 total_steps was 1 too high
322
323 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
324 src/GLIUtility.py:
325 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
326 src/GLIPortage.py:
327 remove all symlink fixups
328 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
329 call tar with -p
330
331 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
332 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
333 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
334 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
335
336 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
337 src/GLIPortage.py:
338 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
339 added emerge()
340 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
341 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
342 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
343 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
344 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
345 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
346 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
347 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
348 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
349
350 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
351 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
352 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
353 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
354 src/GLIUtility.py:
355 added get_keymaps()
356 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
357 src/GLIPortage.py:
358 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
359 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
360 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
361
362 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
363 src/net/server/html/*:
364 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
365
366 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
367 src/GLIPortage.py:
368 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
369 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
370 src/runtimedeps.py:
371 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
372
373 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
374 src/runtimedeps.py:
375 remove passing of ROOT
376 src/GLIPortage.py:
377 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
378 remove depgraph class
379 add debugging code to get_deps()
380 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
381 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
382 debugging code in install_packages()
383
384 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
385 src/runtimedeps.py:
386 initial commit
387 src/GLIPortage.py:
388 use separate script for GRP deps
389 remove calls to portage module
390
391 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
392 src/GLIPortage.py:
393 initial commit
394 move some of portage function from GLIAT
395 flipped around a few function args
396 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
397 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
398
399 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
400 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
401 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
402
403 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
404 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
405 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
406 302 redirects work
407 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
408 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
409 load/save profile
410 src/GLIUtility.py:
411 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
412
413 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
414 src/GLIClientController.py:
415 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
416 of the array
417 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
418 removed redundant bind mounts
419
420 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
421 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
422 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
423 added the glossary in RTF format.
424
425 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
426 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
427 added MBR drive support to lilo.
428 these changes will likely not work.
429 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
430
431 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
432 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
433 call generated code in a function
434 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
435 include top/bottom
436 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
437 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
438 install mode magic
439
440 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
441 src/GLIClientController.py:
442 use GLIException when there's an import problem
443 added debug code to show install_steps
444 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
445 add . to import path
446 proper path this time: ../../templates
447 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
448 add _portage_best_version() function
449
450 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
451 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
452 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
453
454 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
455 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
456 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
457 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
458 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
459 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
460 converted bootloader and kernel
461 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
462 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
463 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
464 HTML escape <% %> stuff
465 work around python's sucky regexes
466 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
467 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
468
469 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
470 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
471 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
472 302 redirects
473 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
474 minor changes for new code
475 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
476 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
477 one file per path Legolas goodness
478 partitioning[2-4] done
7 479
8 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 480 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install. 481 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
10 updated comparison chart. 482 updated comparison chart.
483 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
11 484
12 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 485 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
13 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side. 486 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
14 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working. 487 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
15 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress. 488 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.

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