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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 1.190 2005/05/18 04:47:58 codeman Exp $
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5*GLI-0.01 (9 Feb 2004) 5*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005)
6 6
7 18 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
8 Fix use of /mnt/gentoo instead of _chroot_dir in finishing_cleanup
9
10 17 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
11 Fixed bug in finishing_cleanup(). Fix a late-night coding error in
12 partitioning. CC serializes install profile to disk and prepare_chroot()
13 copies it into /mnt/gentoo/root
14
15 16 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
16 Moved URI parsing into new function parse_uri()
17
18 14 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
19 Added XMLParser module.
20
21 13 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
22 Fix is_realstring() and rewrite is_uri() to use a regex to parse the URI.
23 Minor fix to is_uri() regex to allow hyphens in hostname.
24
25 12 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
26 Updated finishing_cleanup for new unmounting method from agaffney.
27
28 12 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
29 Fix GLILogger to use correct time format string. Fix _edit_config() to
30 properly comment out variables. Fix minor bug in finishing_cleanup(). Add
31 unicode support to is_realstring().
32
33 11 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
34 Added --nocolor to all emerge calls. Fix is_eth_device to test for zero
35 return value instead of non-zero. Add code to output a traceback to the
36 install log in the event of a GLI or non-GLI exception. Use NOCOLOR=yes
37 instead of --nocolor.
38
39 10 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
40 Added GLIGenDialog.py to make a generic class for the dialog functions that
41 can be used by both dialogfe and the netfe/be. updated both for new filename.
42 date changes. 2004->2005.
43
44 10 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
45 Removed 'quiet=True' from spawn() calls
46
47 10 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
48 Updated GLIUtility with patches from chotchki. Also added documentation
49
50 9 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
51 Added the function for set_etc_portage to ArchTemplate. no step for it yet.
52 Updated _edit_config in ArchTemplate, make_config, and various other fixes
53 from bug #89683, mostly touchups.
54
55 6 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
56 GLIStorageDevice cleanup patch from bug #91761
57
58 3 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
59 Fixed timezone code to not link to /mnt/gentoo/usr/share/zoneinfo/blah. Fix
60 _edit_config(). Error logging casts 'error' to str
61
62 2 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
63 Exceptions received in CC are logged before being passed to the FE. Added
64 code to CC to handle exceptions *not* thrown by the installer itself.
65
66 1 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
67 get_max_mb_for_resize() returns -1 if not self.resizeable
68
69 30 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
70 More dirty rsync hacks :-/
71
72 29 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
73 Patches from chotchki (bug #90325) to improve CC networking. untested.
74
75 29 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
76 Proxies patch from chotchki (bug #90147). Fixed == instead of = typos in
77 GLIStorageDevice (pointed out by chotchki). Fixed missing int()s. Split
78 'custom' sync option into 'none' and 'snapshot'. Minor fixes to
79 GLIStorageDevice as suggested by pychecker. Fix minor bug in
80 _get_packages_to_emerge(). Fix _quickpkg_deps() to call
81 _get_packages_to_emerge()
82
83 28 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
84 Added group-adding code to set_users in ArchTemplate
85
86 27 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
87 Added post-install script code
88
89 23 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
90 Fixed encapsulation issues in GLIClientController (bug #90141)
91
92 22 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
93 Update resizing code in GLIStorageDevice
94
95 17 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
96 Update AUTHORS, NEWS, TODO. Added documentation to GLILogger.
97
98 17 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
99 Reverted change to ArchTemplate and added support for commented line in old
100 code.
101
102 16 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
103 Changed _edit_config() to modify value in-place instead of commenting out and
104 adding the new value to the end of the file.
105
106 15 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
107 Back. Did the docuementation thang for ArchTemplate and ClientConfiguration.
108 Also updated TODO list.
109
110 14 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
111 Use blackace's one-liner to add comments for all function for use with
112 pythondoc.
113
114 13 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
115 Moved 'end >= device_sectors' check out of loop to check for next partition's
116 start point (thanks to Marco Djukic). Fix >4 primary partitions on non-x86.
117 Partitioning code now tracks start/end of extended for placing logicals. End
118 point of logical is now adjusted along with start.
119
120 11 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
121 Finish overhaul of backend partitioning code. Fixed all bugs that stood in
122 the way of partitioning from a blank disk. Add int() around access to minor
123 key in partition information due to new partition code leaving them as float.
124
125 10 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
126 tidy_partitions() function in GLIStorageDevice. Tweaks to tidy code
127
128 9 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
129 Major GLIStorageDevice overhaul...all MB now instead of sectors.
130
131 8 Apr 2005; Scott Myron <samyron@gentoo.org>
132 Added support for DHCP options and MAC addresses in the InstallProfile.
133
134 3 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
135 Changed mountopts check to work for blank and whitespace. Pipe emerge through
136 sed to properly strip out junk.
137
138 2 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
139 fixed the way set_timezone works. added hotplug/coldplug for livecd-kernel
140 added --emptytree to stage2. fixed ethx not being added to runlevel defalt.
141
142 31 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
143 Fixed indent problem in GLICController
144
145 30 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
146 Check for disklabel type "loop" and use the device name without a minor.
147
148 29 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
149 Remove /tmp/compile_output.log and /var/log/install.log when install is
150 complete. Added code to (hopefully) keep 2nd thread running after install.
151 Patch from zahna for extra arguments to the kernel. Patch from zahna to add
152 get_eth_info() function. Remove most of content in amd64ArchTemplate and
153 make it inherit from x86Archtemplate. kernel_args -> bootloader_kernel_args
154
155 28 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
156 Added 'append_log=True' to all spawn() calls using logfile=. Append to log
157 when unpacking tarball.
158
159 28 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
160 rewrote filesystem_tools. looks like it works so ripping out all the old
161 filesystem_tools code.
162
163 26 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
164 Changed the print statements to logging in the partitioning BE code.
165 the logger may need to be imported to the x86archtemplate. unknown yet.
166 Added the finishing_cleanup function.
167 added a fix to the logger from BenUrban
168
169 25 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
170 changed InstallProfile to remove is_uri check on kernel, stage, and portage
171 URIs. The blank uri check has been commented out.
172 ripped out error checking of set_services. this is done by _add_to_runlevel.
173
174 25 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
175 set_stage_tarball_uri() doesn't raise an exception on a blank string.
176
177 24 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
178 GRP-ish quickpkg code pulls PKGDIR and PORTAGE_TMPDIR from make.conf info in
179 the install profile if available. Commented out spawn() debugging prints
180
181 23 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
182 small changes to setup_network_post. moved adding to runlevel of net.x to
183 after the device gets symlinked. added domainname runlevel command.
184
185 23 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
186 minor fix (hopefully) to livecd-kernel code. Removed call to mkvardb in
187 livecd-kernel code as it's now done by catalyst. Switch _emerge() call to
188 spawn() call in livecd-kernel code to pass environment variables.
189 livecd-kernel code pulls PKGDIR and PORTAGE_TMPDIR from make.conf info in
190 the install profile if available.
191
192 23 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
193 Added code to build_kernel() and emerge_kernel_sources() in ArchTemplate
194 to handle installing the livecd kernel into the new system.
195
196 22 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
197 should emerge hotplug and coldplug before adding them to runlevel.
198
199 21 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
200 took chroot out of grub_install command.
201
202 21 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
203 Changed chroot wrapper code in spawn() to write the wrapper the python way
204 instead of the bash way to avoid quote conflicts. Added
205 'logfile=self._compile_logfile' to a number of spawn() calls. Added new
206 hash_password() function to GLIUtility. Remove command to 'rm /tmp/spawn.sh'
207 as it breaks the piping.
208
209 20 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
210 Added the amd64ArchitectureTemplate, mostly a copy of x86 without lilo.
211
212 20 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
213 Added _get_packages_to_emerge() to GLIArchitectureTemplate and calls in
214 stage1() and stage2(). Added 'origminor' parameter to GLIStorageDevice and
215 GLIInstallProfile.
216
217 19 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
218 Fixed a couple bugs in add_netmount() in GLIInstallProfile. spawn() outputs
219 to the actual tty8 with display_on_tty8 flag. Compile output logfile moved
220 into /mnt/gentoo in prepare_chroot()
221
222 18 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
223 Add sigunmask.c contributed by d_m (on freenode) to counteract python's
224 retarted behavior regarding threads and signals. Add code to convert MB/%/*
225 to start/end sectors
226
227 17 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
228 Add 2>&1 to cmd in spawn()
229
230 16 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
231 Modified GLIUtility.exitsuccess() to work with return value from
232 commands.getstatusoutput instead of os.waitpid(). spawn() automatically
233 creates wrapper script for commands run inside chroot so multiple commands
234 and redirection can be used. Change exitsuccess() back. Added 'chmod a+x'
235 for the generated script from spawn()
236
237 16 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
238 Removed default values for stage tarball URI and portage tree URI from
239 InstallProfile. These should be set by the FEs. also added services step to
240 ArchTemplate and coldplug/hotplug runlevels to the genkernel step.
241 Possibly fixed CC DHCP bug with -n. (thx agaffney)
242
243 14 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
244 Small fix for setting the default gateway. Also added feature to dialogfe.
245
246 7 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
247 Switched spawn() over to commands.getstatusoutput() instead of fork/waitpid
248
249 1 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
250 Fixed a bunch of true -> True typos. lots of em
251 only write new resolv.conf if there are dns servers listed.
252
253 1 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
254 Commented out 'display_on_tty8=True' in start_portmap()
255
256 18 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
257 added progress bar to dialogfe and fix logger bug in ArchTemplate.
258
259 18 Feb 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
260 Created GLISayWhat module. Renamed GLISayWhat to GLILocalization. Moved
261 lang parameter to __init__()
262
263 10 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
264 updates to TODO list.
265
266 6 Feb 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
267 Initial code for quickpkg GRP support. Fix loop to grab packages from
268 'emerge -p blah'
269
270 6 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
271 check for dhcp in the network stuff and emerge it if it is.
272 added quickpkg to TODO list
273
274 5 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
275 Changed the raising of 'warning' exceptions to a simple log of the error
276 so that the installer can continue.
277
278 3 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
279 Some big changes. First, changed most output to display_on_tty8.
280 Second, added log lines to all templates. Some smaller fixes such as typos.
281 Also did some cleanups of old commented lines.
282
283 1 Feb 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
284 Changed tty8 output to a fifo. Minor GLIStorageDevice fix thanks to BenUrban.
285 Undo change with fix. Escaping fix in GLIStorageDevice.py
286
287 31 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
288 more updates to TODO list. hopefully we'll soon start removing items instead
289 of adding them.
290
291 29 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
292 Changed the way GLIStorageDevice.get_max_sectors_for_resize() works
293
294 27 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
295 updated TODO list. (again)
296
297 25 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
298 changed output of portmap start to display_on_tty8.
299 fixed bootloader for udev and multiple kernels
300 fixed custom kernel config (again)
301
302 22 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
303 changed default value of CC._enable_ssh to True because this is smart.
304 added code to allow custom kernel .config. may be unstable and break. sorry.
305
306 21 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
307 partition() now waits until after it checks for partition flags before delete
308 the partitions :P
309
310 19 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
311 Updated TODO. swapon failure it temporarily not an error. swapon is an error
312 again. is_uri() check only performed on portage_tree_snapshot_uri if it isn't
313 blank.
314
315 19 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
316 Various fixes related to the add_users function. Still not yet finished.
317 Added things to the TODO list. Lets start using that!
318
319 18 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
320 Added code to x86Template to format newly created partitions. Also added
321 some error checking code. GLIStorageDevice passes 'minor' with data to
322 InstallProfile. Added partition() call back in ArchTemplate. Fixed NFS
323 mounting code.
324
325 18 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
326 Took out unnecessary setting of random livecd root password. the cd already
327 sets it randomly.
328
329 15 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
330 Took out an unneeded step from CC's run()
331
332 15 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
333 Attempt at detecting and adding windows partitions to lilo.
334
7 14 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 335 14 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
8 Added lilo code and cleaned up lilo code. also do_partitioning renamed to partition 336 Added lilo code and cleaned up lilo code. also do_partitioning renamed to
337 partition. fixed misc exit_status => exitstatus typo.
9 338
10 11 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 339 11 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
11 Added basic code for resizing filesystems with pyparted. Fixed code for 340 Added basic code for resizing filesystems with pyparted. Fixed code for
12 resizing ntfs and ext2/3. 341 resizing ntfs and ext2/3.
13 342

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