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1# ChangeLog for Gentoo Linux Installer 1# ChangeLog for Gentoo Linux Installer
2# Copyright 2004 Gentoo Technologies, Inc. 2# Copyright 2005 Gentoo Technologies, Inc.
3# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.36 2005/01/14 06:31:08 codeman Exp $ 3# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.181 2005/05/12 20:22:49 agaffney Exp $
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5*GLI-0.01 (9 Feb 2004) 5*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005)
6 6
7 12 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
8 Updated finishing_cleanup for new unmounting method from agaffney.
9
10 12 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
11 Fix GLILogger to use correct time format string. Fix _edit_config() to
12 properly comment out variables. Fix minor bug in finishing_cleanup()
13
14 11 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
15 Added --nocolor to all emerge calls. Fix is_eth_device to test for zero
16 return value instead of non-zero. Add code to output a traceback to the
17 install log in the event of a GLI or non-GLI exception. Use NOCOLOR=yes
18 instead of --nocolor.
19
20 10 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
21 Added GLIGenDialog.py to make a generic class for the dialog functions that
22 can be used by both dialogfe and the netfe/be. updated both for new filename.
23 date changes. 2004->2005.
24
25 10 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
26 Removed 'quiet=True' from spawn() calls
27
28 10 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
29 Updated GLIUtility with patches from chotchki. Also added documentation
30
31 9 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
32 Added the function for set_etc_portage to ArchTemplate. no step for it yet.
33 Updated _edit_config in ArchTemplate, make_config, and various other fixes
34 from bug #89683, mostly touchups.
35
36 6 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
37 GLIStorageDevice cleanup patch from bug #91761
38
39 3 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
40 Fixed timezone code to not link to /mnt/gentoo/usr/share/zoneinfo/blah. Fix
41 _edit_config(). Error logging casts 'error' to str
42
43 2 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
44 Exceptions received in CC are logged before being passed to the FE. Added
45 code to CC to handle exceptions *not* thrown by the installer itself.
46
47 1 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
48 get_max_mb_for_resize() returns -1 if not self.resizeable
49
50 30 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
51 More dirty rsync hacks :-/
52
53 29 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
54 Patches from chotchki (bug #90325) to improve CC networking. untested.
55
56 29 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
57 Proxies patch from chotchki (bug #90147). Fixed == instead of = typos in
58 GLIStorageDevice (pointed out by chotchki). Fixed missing int()s. Split
59 'custom' sync option into 'none' and 'snapshot'. Minor fixes to
60 GLIStorageDevice as suggested by pychecker. Fix minor bug in
61 _get_packages_to_emerge(). Fix _quickpkg_deps() to call
62 _get_packages_to_emerge()
63
64 28 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
65 Added group-adding code to set_users in ArchTemplate
66
67 27 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
68 Added post-install script code
69
70 23 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
71 Fixed encapsulation issues in GLIClientController (bug #90141)
72
73 22 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
74 Update resizing code in GLIStorageDevice
75
76 17 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
77 Update AUTHORS, NEWS, TODO. Added documentation to GLILogger.
78
79 17 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
80 Reverted change to ArchTemplate and added support for commented line in old
81 code.
82
83 16 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
84 Changed _edit_config() to modify value in-place instead of commenting out and
85 adding the new value to the end of the file.
86
87 15 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
88 Back. Did the docuementation thang for ArchTemplate and ClientConfiguration.
89 Also updated TODO list.
90
91 14 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
92 Use blackace's one-liner to add comments for all function for use with
93 pythondoc.
94
95 13 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
96 Moved 'end >= device_sectors' check out of loop to check for next partition's
97 start point (thanks to Marco Djukic). Fix >4 primary partitions on non-x86.
98 Partitioning code now tracks start/end of extended for placing logicals. End
99 point of logical is now adjusted along with start.
100
101 11 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
102 Finish overhaul of backend partitioning code. Fixed all bugs that stood in
103 the way of partitioning from a blank disk. Add int() around access to minor
104 key in partition information due to new partition code leaving them as float.
105
106 10 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
107 tidy_partitions() function in GLIStorageDevice. Tweaks to tidy code
108
109 9 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
110 Major GLIStorageDevice overhaul...all MB now instead of sectors.
111
112 8 Apr 2005; Scott Myron <samyron@gentoo.org>
113 Added support for DHCP options and MAC addresses in the InstallProfile.
114
115 3 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
116 Changed mountopts check to work for blank and whitespace. Pipe emerge through
117 sed to properly strip out junk.
118
119 2 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
120 fixed the way set_timezone works. added hotplug/coldplug for livecd-kernel
121 added --emptytree to stage2. fixed ethx not being added to runlevel defalt.
122
123 31 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
124 Fixed indent problem in GLICController
125
126 30 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
127 Check for disklabel type "loop" and use the device name without a minor.
128
129 29 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
130 Remove /tmp/compile_output.log and /var/log/install.log when install is
131 complete. Added code to (hopefully) keep 2nd thread running after install.
132 Patch from zahna for extra arguments to the kernel. Patch from zahna to add
133 get_eth_info() function. Remove most of content in amd64ArchTemplate and
134 make it inherit from x86Archtemplate. kernel_args -> bootloader_kernel_args
135
136 28 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
137 Added 'append_log=True' to all spawn() calls using logfile=. Append to log
138 when unpacking tarball.
139
140 28 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
141 rewrote filesystem_tools. looks like it works so ripping out all the old
142 filesystem_tools code.
143
144 26 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
145 Changed the print statements to logging in the partitioning BE code.
146 the logger may need to be imported to the x86archtemplate. unknown yet.
147 Added the finishing_cleanup function.
148 added a fix to the logger from BenUrban
149
150 25 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
151 changed InstallProfile to remove is_uri check on kernel, stage, and portage
152 URIs. The blank uri check has been commented out.
153 ripped out error checking of set_services. this is done by _add_to_runlevel.
154
155 25 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
156 set_stage_tarball_uri() doesn't raise an exception on a blank string.
157
158 24 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
159 GRP-ish quickpkg code pulls PKGDIR and PORTAGE_TMPDIR from make.conf info in
160 the install profile if available. Commented out spawn() debugging prints
161
162 23 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
163 small changes to setup_network_post. moved adding to runlevel of net.x to
164 after the device gets symlinked. added domainname runlevel command.
165
166 23 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
167 minor fix (hopefully) to livecd-kernel code. Removed call to mkvardb in
168 livecd-kernel code as it's now done by catalyst. Switch _emerge() call to
169 spawn() call in livecd-kernel code to pass environment variables.
170 livecd-kernel code pulls PKGDIR and PORTAGE_TMPDIR from make.conf info in
171 the install profile if available.
172
173 23 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
174 Added code to build_kernel() and emerge_kernel_sources() in ArchTemplate
175 to handle installing the livecd kernel into the new system.
176
177 22 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
178 should emerge hotplug and coldplug before adding them to runlevel.
179
180 21 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
181 took chroot out of grub_install command.
182
183 21 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
184 Changed chroot wrapper code in spawn() to write the wrapper the python way
185 instead of the bash way to avoid quote conflicts. Added
186 'logfile=self._compile_logfile' to a number of spawn() calls. Added new
187 hash_password() function to GLIUtility. Remove command to 'rm /tmp/spawn.sh'
188 as it breaks the piping.
189
190 20 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
191 Added the amd64ArchitectureTemplate, mostly a copy of x86 without lilo.
192
193 20 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
194 Added _get_packages_to_emerge() to GLIArchitectureTemplate and calls in
195 stage1() and stage2(). Added 'origminor' parameter to GLIStorageDevice and
196 GLIInstallProfile.
197
198 19 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
199 Fixed a couple bugs in add_netmount() in GLIInstallProfile. spawn() outputs
200 to the actual tty8 with display_on_tty8 flag. Compile output logfile moved
201 into /mnt/gentoo in prepare_chroot()
202
203 18 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
204 Add sigunmask.c contributed by d_m (on freenode) to counteract python's
205 retarted behavior regarding threads and signals. Add code to convert MB/%/*
206 to start/end sectors
207
208 17 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
209 Add 2>&1 to cmd in spawn()
210
211 16 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
212 Modified GLIUtility.exitsuccess() to work with return value from
213 commands.getstatusoutput instead of os.waitpid(). spawn() automatically
214 creates wrapper script for commands run inside chroot so multiple commands
215 and redirection can be used. Change exitsuccess() back. Added 'chmod a+x'
216 for the generated script from spawn()
217
218 16 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
219 Removed default values for stage tarball URI and portage tree URI from
220 InstallProfile. These should be set by the FEs. also added services step to
221 ArchTemplate and coldplug/hotplug runlevels to the genkernel step.
222 Possibly fixed CC DHCP bug with -n. (thx agaffney)
223
224 14 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
225 Small fix for setting the default gateway. Also added feature to dialogfe.
226
227 7 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
228 Switched spawn() over to commands.getstatusoutput() instead of fork/waitpid
229
230 1 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
231 Fixed a bunch of true -> True typos. lots of em
232 only write new resolv.conf if there are dns servers listed.
233
234 1 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
235 Commented out 'display_on_tty8=True' in start_portmap()
236
237 18 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
238 added progress bar to dialogfe and fix logger bug in ArchTemplate.
239
240 18 Feb 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
241 Created GLISayWhat module. Renamed GLISayWhat to GLILocalization. Moved
242 lang parameter to __init__()
243
244 10 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
245 updates to TODO list.
246
247 6 Feb 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
248 Initial code for quickpkg GRP support. Fix loop to grab packages from
249 'emerge -p blah'
250
251 6 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
252 check for dhcp in the network stuff and emerge it if it is.
253 added quickpkg to TODO list
254
255 5 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
256 Changed the raising of 'warning' exceptions to a simple log of the error
257 so that the installer can continue.
258
259 3 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
260 Some big changes. First, changed most output to display_on_tty8.
261 Second, added log lines to all templates. Some smaller fixes such as typos.
262 Also did some cleanups of old commented lines.
263
264 1 Feb 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
265 Changed tty8 output to a fifo. Minor GLIStorageDevice fix thanks to BenUrban.
266 Undo change with fix. Escaping fix in GLIStorageDevice.py
267
268 31 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
269 more updates to TODO list. hopefully we'll soon start removing items instead
270 of adding them.
271
272 29 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
273 Changed the way GLIStorageDevice.get_max_sectors_for_resize() works
274
275 27 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
276 updated TODO list. (again)
277
278 25 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
279 changed output of portmap start to display_on_tty8.
280 fixed bootloader for udev and multiple kernels
281 fixed custom kernel config (again)
282
283 22 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
284 changed default value of CC._enable_ssh to True because this is smart.
285 added code to allow custom kernel .config. may be unstable and break. sorry.
286
287 21 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
288 partition() now waits until after it checks for partition flags before delete
289 the partitions :P
290
291 19 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
292 Updated TODO. swapon failure it temporarily not an error. swapon is an error
293 again. is_uri() check only performed on portage_tree_snapshot_uri if it isn't
294 blank.
295
296 19 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
297 Various fixes related to the add_users function. Still not yet finished.
298 Added things to the TODO list. Lets start using that!
299
300 18 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
301 Added code to x86Template to format newly created partitions. Also added
302 some error checking code. GLIStorageDevice passes 'minor' with data to
303 InstallProfile. Added partition() call back in ArchTemplate. Fixed NFS
304 mounting code.
305
306 18 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
307 Took out unnecessary setting of random livecd root password. the cd already
308 sets it randomly.
309
310 15 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
311 Took out an unneeded step from CC's run()
312
313 15 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
314 Attempt at detecting and adding windows partitions to lilo.
315
7 14 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 316 14 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
8 Added lilo code and cleaned up lilo code. also do_partitioning renamed to partition 317 Added lilo code and cleaned up lilo code. also do_partitioning renamed to
318 partition. fixed misc exit_status => exitstatus typo.
9 319
10 11 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 320 11 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
11 Added basic code for resizing filesystems with pyparted. Fixed code for 321 Added basic code for resizing filesystems with pyparted. Fixed code for
12 resizing ntfs and ext2/3. 322 resizing ntfs and ext2/3.
13 323

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