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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 2005-2005 Gentoo Technologies, Inc.
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4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.407 2005/10/08 03:21:07 agaffney Exp $ 4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.590 2006/02/09 22:37:23 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (5 Oct 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7 7
8 9 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
10 pre-create /lib64 dir and /lib -> /lib64 symlink if it exists on livecd
11
12 8 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
13 src/GLIPortage.py:
14 short circuit and check vdb directly if package begins with '='
15
16 8 Feb 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
17 added more packages to extra_packages list in IP
18
19 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
20 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
21 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
22 src/GLIPortage, src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
23 ignore_missing flag for copy_pkg_to_chroot()
24
25 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
26 src/GLIPortage.py:
27 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
28
29 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
30 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
31 fix handling of 404 for real files
32 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
33 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
34
35 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
36 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
37 initial support for 'include' in XML files
38 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
39 initial support for %
40 src/GLIClientController.py:
41 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
42
43 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
44 webgli/configfiles:
45 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
46 webgli/timezone: small fix.
47 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
48 webgli/services: same
49 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
50
51 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
52 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
53 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
54 added execute.pyhtml
55 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
56 updated TODO.
57
58 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
59 src/net/server/*:
60 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
61 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
62
63 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
64 src/net/server/*:
65 stupid threading module...
66
67 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
68 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
69
70 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
71 src/GLIPortage.py:
72 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
73 emerge()
74 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
75 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
76 in the chroot
77 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
78 src/GLIUtility.py:
79 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
80 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
81 debug code in spawn()
82 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
83 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
84 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
85 total_steps was 1 too high
86
87 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
88 src/GLIUtility.py:
89 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
90 src/GLIPortage.py:
91 remove all symlink fixups
92 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
93 call tar with -p
94
95 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
96 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
97 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
98 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
99
100 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
101 src/GLIPortage.py:
102 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
103 added emerge()
104 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
105 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
106 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
107 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
108 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
109 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
110 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
111 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
112 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
113
114 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
115 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
116 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
117 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
118 src/GLIUtility.py:
119 added get_keymaps()
120 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
121 src/GLIPortage.py:
122 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
123 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
124 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
125
126 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
127 src/net/server/html/*:
128 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
129
130 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
131 src/GLIPortage.py:
132 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
133 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
134 src/runtimedeps.py:
135 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
136
137 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
138 src/runtimedeps.py:
139 remove passing of ROOT
140 src/GLIPortage.py:
141 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
142 remove depgraph class
143 add debugging code to get_deps()
144 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
145 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
146 debugging code in install_packages()
147
148 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
149 src/runtimedeps.py:
150 initial commit
151 src/GLIPortage.py:
152 use separate script for GRP deps
153 remove calls to portage module
154
155 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
156 src/GLIPortage.py:
157 initial commit
158 move some of portage function from GLIAT
159 flipped around a few function args
160 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
161 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
162
163 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
164 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
165 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
166
167 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
168 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
169 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
170 302 redirects work
171 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
172 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
173 load/save profile
174 src/GLIUtility.py:
175 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
176
177 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
178 src/GLIClientController.py:
179 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
180 of the array
181 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
182 removed redundant bind mounts
183
184 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
185 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
186 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
187 added the glossary in RTF format.
188
189 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
190 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
191 added MBR drive support to lilo.
192 these changes will likely not work.
193 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
194
195 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
196 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
197 call generated code in a function
198 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
199 include top/bottom
200 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
201 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
202 install mode magic
203
204 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
205 src/GLIClientController.py:
206 use GLIException when there's an import problem
207 added debug code to show install_steps
208 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
209 add . to import path
210 proper path this time: ../../templates
211 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
212 add _portage_best_version() function
213
214 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
215 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
216 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
217
218 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
219 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
220 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
221 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
222 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
223 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
224 converted bootloader and kernel
225 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
226 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
227 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
228 HTML escape <% %> stuff
229 work around python's sucky regexes
230 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
231 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
232
233 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
234 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
235 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
236 302 redirects
237 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
238 minor changes for new code
239 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
240 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
241 one file per path Legolas goodness
242 partitioning[2-4] done
243
244 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
245 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
246 updated comparison chart.
247 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
248
249 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
250 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
251 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
252 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
253
254 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
255 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
256 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
257
258 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
259 webgli: added graphic bar on top
260 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
261 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
262
263 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
264 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
265 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
266 all changes tested.
267 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
268
269 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
270 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
271 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
272 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
273 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
274 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
275 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
276 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
277
278 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
279 src/GLIUtility.py:
280 change ping count to 2
281 docs/comparison.html
282 initial commit
283
284 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
285 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
286 fix map() issue with grub code
287 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
288
289 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
290 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
291 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
292 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
293 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
294 added comparison list and updated TODO!
295
296 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
297 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
298 fix to stage1() debug code
299 fix to stage2() debug code
300
301 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
302 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
303
304 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
305 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
306 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
307
308 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
309 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
310 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
311
312 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
313 more bugfixes with bootloader code
314 gli-dialog side appears to work
315
316 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
317 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
318 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
319 some fixes of my poor coding
320
321 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
322 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
323 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
324 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
325 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
326
327 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
328 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
329
330 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
331 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
332 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
333
334 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
335 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
336
337 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
338 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
339 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
340 confused
341
342 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
343 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
344 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
345
346 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
347 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
348 add -h option to usage()
349 show time and request URI in debug mode
350 show client IP in debug mode
351 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
352
353 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
354 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
355 'classier' 401 message
356 proper commandline parsing
357 help via -h
358 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
359
360 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
361 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
362 basic HTTP auth
363
364 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
365 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
366 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
367 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
368 respond to HEAD with just headers
369 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
370 icons for drives
371
372 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
373 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
374 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
375 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
376 radio buttons and pretty display work together
377 META redirect instead of javascript
378 pretty display stretches across entire screen
379 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
380 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
381 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
382 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
383 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
384 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
385 more generic of symlink crappiness
386 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
387
388 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
389 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
390 initial generic disk support
391 fixes for add_partition() code
392 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
393 added support for creating generic disks
394 add new partition working
395 save and delete partitions
396
397 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
398 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
399
400 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
401 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
402 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
403 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
404 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
405
406 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
407 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
408
409 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
410 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
411 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
412 make fallback actually work
413 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
414 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
415
416 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
417 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
418 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
419 pretend mode
420 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
421 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
422 pass name of certificate
423
424 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
425 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
426
427 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
428 webgli: networking and users screens
429 added return_redirect to handler.py
430 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
431 Review also done
432
8*GLI-0.2 (5 Oct 2005) 433*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
434
435 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
436 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
437 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
438 log output of grub install command
439 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
440 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
441 src/GLIUtility.py:
442 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
443
444 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
445 src/GLIClientController.py:
446 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
447 src/GLIUtility.py:
448 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
449 bump buffer size up to 16384
450 only report progress in 5% increments
451 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
452 kernelpkgs.txt support code
453 above disabled because it sucks
454 added add_pkg_to_world()
455
456 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
457 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
458 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
459 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
460
461 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
462 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
463
464 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
465 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
466 / maps to index.html
467 look for actual files in html/
468 src/net/html:
469 new template
470 src/GLIUtility.py:
471 added parse_vdb_contents()
472 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
473 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
474 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
475 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
476 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
477
478 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
479 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
480 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
481
482 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
483 src/GLIUtility.py:
484 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
485 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
486 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
487 only update progress bar for whole percents
488
489 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
490 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
491 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
492 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
493 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
494 fix so subshell is called in root shell
495
496 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
497 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
498 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
499
500 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
501 src/misc/updategtkfe:
502 updated to actually work
503 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
504 src/misc/updateglid:
505 updated to actually work
506 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
507 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
508
509 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
510 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
511 URI browser
512 added mirror selection
513 src/GLIUtility.py:
514 ls via ssh strips off ending *
515
516 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
517 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
518
519 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
520 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
521
522 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
523 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
524 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
525 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
526 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
527 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
528 goes public.
529
530 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
531 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
532 override dict to not be so anal
533 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
534 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
535 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
536 move handlers into subdirectory
537 add Welcome and Clients handlers
9 538
10 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 539 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
11 src/GLIUtility.py: 540 src/GLIUtility.py:
12 raise exception if password prompt received twice 541 raise exception if password prompt received twice
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