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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 1.183 2005/05/13 18:30:26 agaffney Exp $
4 4
5*GLI-0.01 (9 Feb 2004) 5*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005)
6 6
7 13 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
8 Fix is_realstring() and rewrite is_uri() to use a regex to parse the URI.
9
10 12 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
11 Updated finishing_cleanup for new unmounting method from agaffney.
12
13 12 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
14 Fix GLILogger to use correct time format string. Fix _edit_config() to
15 properly comment out variables. Fix minor bug in finishing_cleanup(). Add
16 unicode support to is_realstring().
17
18 11 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
19 Added --nocolor to all emerge calls. Fix is_eth_device to test for zero
20 return value instead of non-zero. Add code to output a traceback to the
21 install log in the event of a GLI or non-GLI exception. Use NOCOLOR=yes
22 instead of --nocolor.
23
24 10 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
25 Added GLIGenDialog.py to make a generic class for the dialog functions that
26 can be used by both dialogfe and the netfe/be. updated both for new filename.
27 date changes. 2004->2005.
28
29 10 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
30 Removed 'quiet=True' from spawn() calls
31
32 10 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
33 Updated GLIUtility with patches from chotchki. Also added documentation
34
35 9 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
36 Added the function for set_etc_portage to ArchTemplate. no step for it yet.
37 Updated _edit_config in ArchTemplate, make_config, and various other fixes
38 from bug #89683, mostly touchups.
39
40 6 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
41 GLIStorageDevice cleanup patch from bug #91761
42
43 3 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
44 Fixed timezone code to not link to /mnt/gentoo/usr/share/zoneinfo/blah. Fix
45 _edit_config(). Error logging casts 'error' to str
46
47 2 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
48 Exceptions received in CC are logged before being passed to the FE. Added
49 code to CC to handle exceptions *not* thrown by the installer itself.
50
51 1 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
52 get_max_mb_for_resize() returns -1 if not self.resizeable
53
54 30 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
55 More dirty rsync hacks :-/
56
57 29 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
58 Patches from chotchki (bug #90325) to improve CC networking. untested.
59
60 29 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
61 Proxies patch from chotchki (bug #90147). Fixed == instead of = typos in
62 GLIStorageDevice (pointed out by chotchki). Fixed missing int()s. Split
63 'custom' sync option into 'none' and 'snapshot'. Minor fixes to
64 GLIStorageDevice as suggested by pychecker. Fix minor bug in
65 _get_packages_to_emerge(). Fix _quickpkg_deps() to call
66 _get_packages_to_emerge()
67
68 28 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
69 Added group-adding code to set_users in ArchTemplate
70
71 27 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
72 Added post-install script code
73
74 23 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
75 Fixed encapsulation issues in GLIClientController (bug #90141)
76
77 22 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
78 Update resizing code in GLIStorageDevice
79
80 17 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
81 Update AUTHORS, NEWS, TODO. Added documentation to GLILogger.
82
83 17 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
84 Reverted change to ArchTemplate and added support for commented line in old
85 code.
86
87 16 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
88 Changed _edit_config() to modify value in-place instead of commenting out and
89 adding the new value to the end of the file.
90
91 15 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
92 Back. Did the docuementation thang for ArchTemplate and ClientConfiguration.
93 Also updated TODO list.
94
95 14 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
96 Use blackace's one-liner to add comments for all function for use with
97 pythondoc.
98
99 13 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
100 Moved 'end >= device_sectors' check out of loop to check for next partition's
101 start point (thanks to Marco Djukic). Fix >4 primary partitions on non-x86.
102 Partitioning code now tracks start/end of extended for placing logicals. End
103 point of logical is now adjusted along with start.
104
105 11 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
106 Finish overhaul of backend partitioning code. Fixed all bugs that stood in
107 the way of partitioning from a blank disk. Add int() around access to minor
108 key in partition information due to new partition code leaving them as float.
109
110 10 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
111 tidy_partitions() function in GLIStorageDevice. Tweaks to tidy code
112
113 9 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
114 Major GLIStorageDevice overhaul...all MB now instead of sectors.
115
116 8 Apr 2005; Scott Myron <samyron@gentoo.org>
117 Added support for DHCP options and MAC addresses in the InstallProfile.
118
119 3 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
120 Changed mountopts check to work for blank and whitespace. Pipe emerge through
121 sed to properly strip out junk.
122
123 2 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
124 fixed the way set_timezone works. added hotplug/coldplug for livecd-kernel
125 added --emptytree to stage2. fixed ethx not being added to runlevel defalt.
126
127 31 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
128 Fixed indent problem in GLICController
129
130 30 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
131 Check for disklabel type "loop" and use the device name without a minor.
132
133 29 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
134 Remove /tmp/compile_output.log and /var/log/install.log when install is
135 complete. Added code to (hopefully) keep 2nd thread running after install.
136 Patch from zahna for extra arguments to the kernel. Patch from zahna to add
137 get_eth_info() function. Remove most of content in amd64ArchTemplate and
138 make it inherit from x86Archtemplate. kernel_args -> bootloader_kernel_args
139
140 28 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
141 Added 'append_log=True' to all spawn() calls using logfile=. Append to log
142 when unpacking tarball.
143
144 28 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
145 rewrote filesystem_tools. looks like it works so ripping out all the old
146 filesystem_tools code.
147
148 26 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
149 Changed the print statements to logging in the partitioning BE code.
150 the logger may need to be imported to the x86archtemplate. unknown yet.
151 Added the finishing_cleanup function.
152 added a fix to the logger from BenUrban
153
154 25 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
155 changed InstallProfile to remove is_uri check on kernel, stage, and portage
156 URIs. The blank uri check has been commented out.
157 ripped out error checking of set_services. this is done by _add_to_runlevel.
158
159 25 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
160 set_stage_tarball_uri() doesn't raise an exception on a blank string.
161
162 24 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
163 GRP-ish quickpkg code pulls PKGDIR and PORTAGE_TMPDIR from make.conf info in
164 the install profile if available. Commented out spawn() debugging prints
165
166 23 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
167 small changes to setup_network_post. moved adding to runlevel of net.x to
168 after the device gets symlinked. added domainname runlevel command.
169
170 23 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
171 minor fix (hopefully) to livecd-kernel code. Removed call to mkvardb in
172 livecd-kernel code as it's now done by catalyst. Switch _emerge() call to
173 spawn() call in livecd-kernel code to pass environment variables.
174 livecd-kernel code pulls PKGDIR and PORTAGE_TMPDIR from make.conf info in
175 the install profile if available.
176
177 23 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
178 Added code to build_kernel() and emerge_kernel_sources() in ArchTemplate
179 to handle installing the livecd kernel into the new system.
180
181 22 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
182 should emerge hotplug and coldplug before adding them to runlevel.
183
184 21 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
185 took chroot out of grub_install command.
186
187 21 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
188 Changed chroot wrapper code in spawn() to write the wrapper the python way
189 instead of the bash way to avoid quote conflicts. Added
190 'logfile=self._compile_logfile' to a number of spawn() calls. Added new
191 hash_password() function to GLIUtility. Remove command to 'rm /tmp/spawn.sh'
192 as it breaks the piping.
193
194 20 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
195 Added the amd64ArchitectureTemplate, mostly a copy of x86 without lilo.
196
197 20 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
198 Added _get_packages_to_emerge() to GLIArchitectureTemplate and calls in
199 stage1() and stage2(). Added 'origminor' parameter to GLIStorageDevice and
200 GLIInstallProfile.
201
202 19 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
203 Fixed a couple bugs in add_netmount() in GLIInstallProfile. spawn() outputs
204 to the actual tty8 with display_on_tty8 flag. Compile output logfile moved
205 into /mnt/gentoo in prepare_chroot()
206
207 18 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
208 Add sigunmask.c contributed by d_m (on freenode) to counteract python's
209 retarted behavior regarding threads and signals. Add code to convert MB/%/*
210 to start/end sectors
211
212 17 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
213 Add 2>&1 to cmd in spawn()
214
215 16 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
216 Modified GLIUtility.exitsuccess() to work with return value from
217 commands.getstatusoutput instead of os.waitpid(). spawn() automatically
218 creates wrapper script for commands run inside chroot so multiple commands
219 and redirection can be used. Change exitsuccess() back. Added 'chmod a+x'
220 for the generated script from spawn()
221
222 16 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
223 Removed default values for stage tarball URI and portage tree URI from
224 InstallProfile. These should be set by the FEs. also added services step to
225 ArchTemplate and coldplug/hotplug runlevels to the genkernel step.
226 Possibly fixed CC DHCP bug with -n. (thx agaffney)
227
228 14 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
229 Small fix for setting the default gateway. Also added feature to dialogfe.
230
231 7 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
232 Switched spawn() over to commands.getstatusoutput() instead of fork/waitpid
233
234 1 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
235 Fixed a bunch of true -> True typos. lots of em
236 only write new resolv.conf if there are dns servers listed.
237
238 1 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
239 Commented out 'display_on_tty8=True' in start_portmap()
240
241 18 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
242 added progress bar to dialogfe and fix logger bug in ArchTemplate.
243
244 18 Feb 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
245 Created GLISayWhat module. Renamed GLISayWhat to GLILocalization. Moved
246 lang parameter to __init__()
247
248 10 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
249 updates to TODO list.
250
251 6 Feb 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
252 Initial code for quickpkg GRP support. Fix loop to grab packages from
253 'emerge -p blah'
254
255 6 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
256 check for dhcp in the network stuff and emerge it if it is.
257 added quickpkg to TODO list
258
259 5 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
260 Changed the raising of 'warning' exceptions to a simple log of the error
261 so that the installer can continue.
262
263 3 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
264 Some big changes. First, changed most output to display_on_tty8.
265 Second, added log lines to all templates. Some smaller fixes such as typos.
266 Also did some cleanups of old commented lines.
267
268 1 Feb 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
269 Changed tty8 output to a fifo. Minor GLIStorageDevice fix thanks to BenUrban.
270 Undo change with fix. Escaping fix in GLIStorageDevice.py
271
272 31 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
273 more updates to TODO list. hopefully we'll soon start removing items instead
274 of adding them.
275
276 29 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
277 Changed the way GLIStorageDevice.get_max_sectors_for_resize() works
278
279 27 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
280 updated TODO list. (again)
281
282 25 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
283 changed output of portmap start to display_on_tty8.
284 fixed bootloader for udev and multiple kernels
285 fixed custom kernel config (again)
286
287 22 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
288 changed default value of CC._enable_ssh to True because this is smart.
289 added code to allow custom kernel .config. may be unstable and break. sorry.
290
291 21 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
292 partition() now waits until after it checks for partition flags before delete
293 the partitions :P
294
295 19 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
296 Updated TODO. swapon failure it temporarily not an error. swapon is an error
297 again. is_uri() check only performed on portage_tree_snapshot_uri if it isn't
298 blank.
299
300 19 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
301 Various fixes related to the add_users function. Still not yet finished.
302 Added things to the TODO list. Lets start using that!
303
304 18 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
305 Added code to x86Template to format newly created partitions. Also added
306 some error checking code. GLIStorageDevice passes 'minor' with data to
307 InstallProfile. Added partition() call back in ArchTemplate. Fixed NFS
308 mounting code.
309
310 18 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
311 Took out unnecessary setting of random livecd root password. the cd already
312 sets it randomly.
313
314 15 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
315 Took out an unneeded step from CC's run()
316
317 15 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
318 Attempt at detecting and adding windows partitions to lilo.
319
7 14 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 320 14 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
8 Added lilo code and cleaned up lilo code. also do_partitioning renamed to partition 321 Added lilo code and cleaned up lilo code. also do_partitioning renamed to
322 partition. fixed misc exit_status => exitstatus typo.
9 323
10 11 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 324 11 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
11 Added basic code for resizing filesystems with pyparted. Fixed code for 325 Added basic code for resizing filesystems with pyparted. Fixed code for
12 resizing ntfs and ext2/3. 326 resizing ntfs and ext2/3.
13 327

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