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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 1.193 2005/05/23 00:38:55 agaffney Exp $
4 4
5*GLI-0.01 (9 Feb 2004) 5*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005)
6 6
7 22 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
8 Missing colon in GLIClientConfiguration. Add fix to GLIStorageDevice to
9 handle blank (no disklabel) disks.
10
11 20 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
12 HUGE Reorganization of the InstallProfile. All sections alphabetized, cleaned
13 up, documented, and separated out serialization and grouped all sections.
14
15 19 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
16 Reorganization of ClientConfiguration and gutting of unused functions.
17 Removed verbose option from CC. Moved import statement in IP and CConfig up.
18
19 18 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
20 Fix use of /mnt/gentoo instead of _chroot_dir in finishing_cleanup
21
22 17 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
23 Fixed bug in finishing_cleanup(). Fix a late-night coding error in
24 partitioning. CC serializes install profile to disk and prepare_chroot()
25 copies it into /mnt/gentoo/root
26
27 16 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
28 Moved URI parsing into new function parse_uri()
29
30 14 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
31 Added XMLParser module.
32
33 13 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
34 Fix is_realstring() and rewrite is_uri() to use a regex to parse the URI.
35 Minor fix to is_uri() regex to allow hyphens in hostname.
36
37 12 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
38 Updated finishing_cleanup for new unmounting method from agaffney.
39
40 12 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
41 Fix GLILogger to use correct time format string. Fix _edit_config() to
42 properly comment out variables. Fix minor bug in finishing_cleanup(). Add
43 unicode support to is_realstring().
44
45 11 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
46 Added --nocolor to all emerge calls. Fix is_eth_device to test for zero
47 return value instead of non-zero. Add code to output a traceback to the
48 install log in the event of a GLI or non-GLI exception. Use NOCOLOR=yes
49 instead of --nocolor.
50
51 10 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
52 Added GLIGenDialog.py to make a generic class for the dialog functions that
53 can be used by both dialogfe and the netfe/be. updated both for new filename.
54 date changes. 2004->2005.
55
56 10 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
57 Removed 'quiet=True' from spawn() calls
58
59 10 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
60 Updated GLIUtility with patches from chotchki. Also added documentation
61
62 9 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
63 Added the function for set_etc_portage to ArchTemplate. no step for it yet.
64 Updated _edit_config in ArchTemplate, make_config, and various other fixes
65 from bug #89683, mostly touchups.
66
67 6 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
68 GLIStorageDevice cleanup patch from bug #91761
69
70 3 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
71 Fixed timezone code to not link to /mnt/gentoo/usr/share/zoneinfo/blah. Fix
72 _edit_config(). Error logging casts 'error' to str
73
74 2 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
75 Exceptions received in CC are logged before being passed to the FE. Added
76 code to CC to handle exceptions *not* thrown by the installer itself.
77
78 1 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
79 get_max_mb_for_resize() returns -1 if not self.resizeable
80
81 30 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
82 More dirty rsync hacks :-/
83
84 29 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
85 Patches from chotchki (bug #90325) to improve CC networking. untested.
86
87 29 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
88 Proxies patch from chotchki (bug #90147). Fixed == instead of = typos in
89 GLIStorageDevice (pointed out by chotchki). Fixed missing int()s. Split
90 'custom' sync option into 'none' and 'snapshot'. Minor fixes to
91 GLIStorageDevice as suggested by pychecker. Fix minor bug in
92 _get_packages_to_emerge(). Fix _quickpkg_deps() to call
93 _get_packages_to_emerge()
94
95 28 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
96 Added group-adding code to set_users in ArchTemplate
97
98 27 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
99 Added post-install script code
100
101 23 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
102 Fixed encapsulation issues in GLIClientController (bug #90141)
103
104 22 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
105 Update resizing code in GLIStorageDevice
106
107 17 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
108 Update AUTHORS, NEWS, TODO. Added documentation to GLILogger.
109
110 17 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
111 Reverted change to ArchTemplate and added support for commented line in old
112 code.
113
114 16 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
115 Changed _edit_config() to modify value in-place instead of commenting out and
116 adding the new value to the end of the file.
117
118 15 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
119 Back. Did the docuementation thang for ArchTemplate and ClientConfiguration.
120 Also updated TODO list.
121
122 14 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
123 Use blackace's one-liner to add comments for all function for use with
124 pythondoc.
125
126 13 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
127 Moved 'end >= device_sectors' check out of loop to check for next partition's
128 start point (thanks to Marco Djukic). Fix >4 primary partitions on non-x86.
129 Partitioning code now tracks start/end of extended for placing logicals. End
130 point of logical is now adjusted along with start.
131
132 11 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
133 Finish overhaul of backend partitioning code. Fixed all bugs that stood in
134 the way of partitioning from a blank disk. Add int() around access to minor
135 key in partition information due to new partition code leaving them as float.
136
137 10 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
138 tidy_partitions() function in GLIStorageDevice. Tweaks to tidy code
139
140 9 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
141 Major GLIStorageDevice overhaul...all MB now instead of sectors.
142
143 8 Apr 2005; Scott Myron <samyron@gentoo.org>
144 Added support for DHCP options and MAC addresses in the InstallProfile.
145
146 3 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
147 Changed mountopts check to work for blank and whitespace. Pipe emerge through
148 sed to properly strip out junk.
149
150 2 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
151 fixed the way set_timezone works. added hotplug/coldplug for livecd-kernel
152 added --emptytree to stage2. fixed ethx not being added to runlevel defalt.
153
154 31 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
155 Fixed indent problem in GLICController
156
157 30 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
158 Check for disklabel type "loop" and use the device name without a minor.
159
160 29 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
161 Remove /tmp/compile_output.log and /var/log/install.log when install is
162 complete. Added code to (hopefully) keep 2nd thread running after install.
163 Patch from zahna for extra arguments to the kernel. Patch from zahna to add
164 get_eth_info() function. Remove most of content in amd64ArchTemplate and
165 make it inherit from x86Archtemplate. kernel_args -> bootloader_kernel_args
166
167 28 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
168 Added 'append_log=True' to all spawn() calls using logfile=. Append to log
169 when unpacking tarball.
170
171 28 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
172 rewrote filesystem_tools. looks like it works so ripping out all the old
173 filesystem_tools code.
174
175 26 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
176 Changed the print statements to logging in the partitioning BE code.
177 the logger may need to be imported to the x86archtemplate. unknown yet.
178 Added the finishing_cleanup function.
179 added a fix to the logger from BenUrban
180
181 25 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
182 changed InstallProfile to remove is_uri check on kernel, stage, and portage
183 URIs. The blank uri check has been commented out.
184 ripped out error checking of set_services. this is done by _add_to_runlevel.
185
186 25 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
187 set_stage_tarball_uri() doesn't raise an exception on a blank string.
188
189 24 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
190 GRP-ish quickpkg code pulls PKGDIR and PORTAGE_TMPDIR from make.conf info in
191 the install profile if available. Commented out spawn() debugging prints
192
193 23 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
194 small changes to setup_network_post. moved adding to runlevel of net.x to
195 after the device gets symlinked. added domainname runlevel command.
196
197 23 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
198 minor fix (hopefully) to livecd-kernel code. Removed call to mkvardb in
199 livecd-kernel code as it's now done by catalyst. Switch _emerge() call to
200 spawn() call in livecd-kernel code to pass environment variables.
201 livecd-kernel code pulls PKGDIR and PORTAGE_TMPDIR from make.conf info in
202 the install profile if available.
203
204 23 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
205 Added code to build_kernel() and emerge_kernel_sources() in ArchTemplate
206 to handle installing the livecd kernel into the new system.
207
208 22 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
209 should emerge hotplug and coldplug before adding them to runlevel.
210
211 21 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
212 took chroot out of grub_install command.
213
214 21 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
215 Changed chroot wrapper code in spawn() to write the wrapper the python way
216 instead of the bash way to avoid quote conflicts. Added
217 'logfile=self._compile_logfile' to a number of spawn() calls. Added new
218 hash_password() function to GLIUtility. Remove command to 'rm /tmp/spawn.sh'
219 as it breaks the piping.
220
221 20 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
222 Added the amd64ArchitectureTemplate, mostly a copy of x86 without lilo.
223
224 20 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
225 Added _get_packages_to_emerge() to GLIArchitectureTemplate and calls in
226 stage1() and stage2(). Added 'origminor' parameter to GLIStorageDevice and
227 GLIInstallProfile.
228
229 19 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
230 Fixed a couple bugs in add_netmount() in GLIInstallProfile. spawn() outputs
231 to the actual tty8 with display_on_tty8 flag. Compile output logfile moved
232 into /mnt/gentoo in prepare_chroot()
233
234 18 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
235 Add sigunmask.c contributed by d_m (on freenode) to counteract python's
236 retarted behavior regarding threads and signals. Add code to convert MB/%/*
237 to start/end sectors
238
239 17 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
240 Add 2>&1 to cmd in spawn()
241
242 16 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
243 Modified GLIUtility.exitsuccess() to work with return value from
244 commands.getstatusoutput instead of os.waitpid(). spawn() automatically
245 creates wrapper script for commands run inside chroot so multiple commands
246 and redirection can be used. Change exitsuccess() back. Added 'chmod a+x'
247 for the generated script from spawn()
248
249 16 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
250 Removed default values for stage tarball URI and portage tree URI from
251 InstallProfile. These should be set by the FEs. also added services step to
252 ArchTemplate and coldplug/hotplug runlevels to the genkernel step.
253 Possibly fixed CC DHCP bug with -n. (thx agaffney)
254
255 14 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
256 Small fix for setting the default gateway. Also added feature to dialogfe.
257
258 7 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
259 Switched spawn() over to commands.getstatusoutput() instead of fork/waitpid
260
261 1 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
262 Fixed a bunch of true -> True typos. lots of em
263 only write new resolv.conf if there are dns servers listed.
264
265 1 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
266 Commented out 'display_on_tty8=True' in start_portmap()
267
268 18 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
269 added progress bar to dialogfe and fix logger bug in ArchTemplate.
270
271 18 Feb 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
272 Created GLISayWhat module. Renamed GLISayWhat to GLILocalization. Moved
273 lang parameter to __init__()
274
275 10 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
276 updates to TODO list.
277
278 6 Feb 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
279 Initial code for quickpkg GRP support. Fix loop to grab packages from
280 'emerge -p blah'
281
282 6 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
283 check for dhcp in the network stuff and emerge it if it is.
284 added quickpkg to TODO list
285
286 5 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
287 Changed the raising of 'warning' exceptions to a simple log of the error
288 so that the installer can continue.
289
290 3 Feb 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
291 Some big changes. First, changed most output to display_on_tty8.
292 Second, added log lines to all templates. Some smaller fixes such as typos.
293 Also did some cleanups of old commented lines.
294
295 1 Feb 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
296 Changed tty8 output to a fifo. Minor GLIStorageDevice fix thanks to BenUrban.
297 Undo change with fix. Escaping fix in GLIStorageDevice.py
298
299 31 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
300 more updates to TODO list. hopefully we'll soon start removing items instead
301 of adding them.
302
303 29 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
304 Changed the way GLIStorageDevice.get_max_sectors_for_resize() works
305
306 27 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
307 updated TODO list. (again)
308
309 25 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
310 changed output of portmap start to display_on_tty8.
311 fixed bootloader for udev and multiple kernels
312 fixed custom kernel config (again)
313
314 22 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
315 changed default value of CC._enable_ssh to True because this is smart.
316 added code to allow custom kernel .config. may be unstable and break. sorry.
317
318 21 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
319 partition() now waits until after it checks for partition flags before delete
320 the partitions :P
321
322 19 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
323 Updated TODO. swapon failure it temporarily not an error. swapon is an error
324 again. is_uri() check only performed on portage_tree_snapshot_uri if it isn't
325 blank.
326
327 19 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
328 Various fixes related to the add_users function. Still not yet finished.
329 Added things to the TODO list. Lets start using that!
330
331 18 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
332 Added code to x86Template to format newly created partitions. Also added
333 some error checking code. GLIStorageDevice passes 'minor' with data to
334 InstallProfile. Added partition() call back in ArchTemplate. Fixed NFS
335 mounting code.
336
337 18 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
338 Took out unnecessary setting of random livecd root password. the cd already
339 sets it randomly.
340
341 15 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
342 Took out an unneeded step from CC's run()
343
344 15 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
345 Attempt at detecting and adding windows partitions to lilo.
346
7 14 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 347 14 Jan 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
8 Added lilo code and cleaned up lilo code. also do_partitioning renamed to partition 348 Added lilo code and cleaned up lilo code. also do_partitioning renamed to
349 partition. fixed misc exit_status => exitstatus typo.
9 350
10 11 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 351 11 Jan 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
11 Added basic code for resizing filesystems with pyparted. Fixed code for 352 Added basic code for resizing filesystems with pyparted. Fixed code for
12 resizing ntfs and ext2/3. 353 resizing ntfs and ext2/3.
13 354

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