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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 1.96 2005/03/22 04:14:40 agaffney Exp $ 3# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.220 2005/06/10 04:40:38 codeman Exp $
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5*GLI-0.01 (9 Feb 2004) 5*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005)
6
7 10 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
8 moved the mkfsopts input to the partition options menu instead of the during
9 the creation process. updated GenDialog to say it supports reiserfs v3.
10
11 9 Jun 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> src/GLIInstallProfile.py,
12 src/GLIStorageDevice.py, fe/dialog/dialogfe.py:
13 Complete support for 'mkfsopts' parameter in main system and dialogfe.
14 Add support for other partition types to dialogfe.
15 Fix all usages of int(possible_big_number) to long(possible_bit_number) to
16 avoid integer overflows and wraparounds.
17
18 9 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
19 Removed start/end from XML output and added mkfsopts to partitioning info.
20 'mkfsopts' parameter is now used and support for creating xfs, jfs, and
21 reiserfs is now in (patch from robbat2). Change '_parser' to 'self._parser'
22 in GLIClientConfiguration. Change from .1 and .9 to constants for
23 partitioning. Fix free space overwriting bug. Remove a few unused functions
24 from rewrite. Fix call to get_partition_at()
25
26 8 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
27 Updates to GenDialog and dialogfe.
28
29 7 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
30 Typo (%$^&#$!) fix in GLIStorageDevice. Minor fix recommended by pychecker
31
32 6 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
33 more GenDialog updates to partitioning.
34
35 5 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
36 Indenting issue in GLISD/get_ordered_partition_list.
37 updates to GenDialog partitioning and added default UTC for timezone in IP.
38
39 5 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
40 Added GLISD.get_model()
41
42 3 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
43 Added get_eth_devices() to GLIUtility. Updated netfe.py to newest version.
44 More updates to GenDialog :)
45
46 3 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
47 Added get_interface_realname() function.
48
49 2 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
50 Added auto-save of CConfig and copying to new /root after install.
51 yet even more GenDialog updates.
52
53 1 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
54 removed print statement from GLISD. more updates to GenDialog.
55
56 31 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
57 Not being able to fetch the stage tarball is now an exception. Chroot wrapper
58 passes along exit code. Fix typo in GLIStorageDevice causing mountopts to be
59 loaded from XML as ['mountopts']. Changed 'data' to 'self.data' in a few
60 places in GLIClientConfiguration.
61
62 27 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
63 Fix mount_local_partitions(), configure_fstab(), and
64 install_filesystem_tools() to use GLISD directly. A few more fixes for same.
65 A few more fixes for templates/x86Archtemplate
66
67 27 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
68 Removed more unused code from CConfig. Updated GLIGenDialog, but it is still
69 a work in progress.
70
71 24 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
72 Changes in IP, GLISD, and templates/x86Archtemplate for IP using GLISD
73 directly. GLISD can now handle data imported from XML.
74
75 22 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
76 Missing colon in GLIClientConfiguration. Add fix to GLIStorageDevice to
77 handle blank (no disklabel) disks.
78
79 20 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
80 HUGE Reorganization of the InstallProfile. All sections alphabetized, cleaned
81 up, documented, and separated out serialization and grouped all sections.
82
83 19 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
84 Reorganization of ClientConfiguration and gutting of unused functions.
85 Removed verbose option from CC. Moved import statement in IP and CConfig up.
86
87 18 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
88 Fix use of /mnt/gentoo instead of _chroot_dir in finishing_cleanup
89
90 17 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
91 Fixed bug in finishing_cleanup(). Fix a late-night coding error in
92 partitioning. CC serializes install profile to disk and prepare_chroot()
93 copies it into /mnt/gentoo/root
94
95 16 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
96 Moved URI parsing into new function parse_uri()
97
98 14 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
99 Added XMLParser module.
100
101 13 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
102 Fix is_realstring() and rewrite is_uri() to use a regex to parse the URI.
103 Minor fix to is_uri() regex to allow hyphens in hostname.
104
105 12 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
106 Updated finishing_cleanup for new unmounting method from agaffney.
107
108 12 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
109 Fix GLILogger to use correct time format string. Fix _edit_config() to
110 properly comment out variables. Fix minor bug in finishing_cleanup(). Add
111 unicode support to is_realstring().
112
113 11 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
114 Added --nocolor to all emerge calls. Fix is_eth_device to test for zero
115 return value instead of non-zero. Add code to output a traceback to the
116 install log in the event of a GLI or non-GLI exception. Use NOCOLOR=yes
117 instead of --nocolor.
118
119 10 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
120 Added GLIGenDialog.py to make a generic class for the dialog functions that
121 can be used by both dialogfe and the netfe/be. updated both for new filename.
122 date changes. 2004->2005.
123
124 10 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
125 Removed 'quiet=True' from spawn() calls
126
127 10 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
128 Updated GLIUtility with patches from chotchki. Also added documentation
129
130 9 May 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
131 Added the function for set_etc_portage to ArchTemplate. no step for it yet.
132 Updated _edit_config in ArchTemplate, make_config, and various other fixes
133 from bug #89683, mostly touchups.
134
135 6 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
136 GLIStorageDevice cleanup patch from bug #91761
137
138 3 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
139 Fixed timezone code to not link to /mnt/gentoo/usr/share/zoneinfo/blah. Fix
140 _edit_config(). Error logging casts 'error' to str
141
142 2 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
143 Exceptions received in CC are logged before being passed to the FE. Added
144 code to CC to handle exceptions *not* thrown by the installer itself.
145
146 1 May 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
147 get_max_mb_for_resize() returns -1 if not self.resizeable
148
149 30 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
150 More dirty rsync hacks :-/
151
152 29 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
153 Patches from chotchki (bug #90325) to improve CC networking. untested.
154
155 29 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
156 Proxies patch from chotchki (bug #90147). Fixed == instead of = typos in
157 GLIStorageDevice (pointed out by chotchki). Fixed missing int()s. Split
158 'custom' sync option into 'none' and 'snapshot'. Minor fixes to
159 GLIStorageDevice as suggested by pychecker. Fix minor bug in
160 _get_packages_to_emerge(). Fix _quickpkg_deps() to call
161 _get_packages_to_emerge()
162
163 28 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
164 Added group-adding code to set_users in ArchTemplate
165
166 27 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
167 Added post-install script code
168
169 23 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
170 Fixed encapsulation issues in GLIClientController (bug #90141)
171
172 22 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
173 Update resizing code in GLIStorageDevice
174
175 17 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
176 Update AUTHORS, NEWS, TODO. Added documentation to GLILogger.
177
178 17 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
179 Reverted change to ArchTemplate and added support for commented line in old
180 code.
181
182 16 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
183 Changed _edit_config() to modify value in-place instead of commenting out and
184 adding the new value to the end of the file.
185
186 15 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
187 Back. Did the docuementation thang for ArchTemplate and ClientConfiguration.
188 Also updated TODO list.
189
190 14 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
191 Use blackace's one-liner to add comments for all function for use with
192 pythondoc.
193
194 13 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
195 Moved 'end >= device_sectors' check out of loop to check for next partition's
196 start point (thanks to Marco Djukic). Fix >4 primary partitions on non-x86.
197 Partitioning code now tracks start/end of extended for placing logicals. End
198 point of logical is now adjusted along with start.
199
200 11 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
201 Finish overhaul of backend partitioning code. Fixed all bugs that stood in
202 the way of partitioning from a blank disk. Add int() around access to minor
203 key in partition information due to new partition code leaving them as float.
204
205 10 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
206 tidy_partitions() function in GLIStorageDevice. Tweaks to tidy code
207
208 9 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
209 Major GLIStorageDevice overhaul...all MB now instead of sectors.
210
211 8 Apr 2005; Scott Myron <samyron@gentoo.org>
212 Added support for DHCP options and MAC addresses in the InstallProfile.
213
214 3 Apr 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
215 Changed mountopts check to work for blank and whitespace. Pipe emerge through
216 sed to properly strip out junk.
217
218 2 Apr 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
219 fixed the way set_timezone works. added hotplug/coldplug for livecd-kernel
220 added --emptytree to stage2. fixed ethx not being added to runlevel defalt.
221
222 31 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
223 Fixed indent problem in GLICController
224
225 30 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
226 Check for disklabel type "loop" and use the device name without a minor.
227
228 29 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
229 Remove /tmp/compile_output.log and /var/log/install.log when install is
230 complete. Added code to (hopefully) keep 2nd thread running after install.
231 Patch from zahna for extra arguments to the kernel. Patch from zahna to add
232 get_eth_info() function. Remove most of content in amd64ArchTemplate and
233 make it inherit from x86Archtemplate. kernel_args -> bootloader_kernel_args
234
235 28 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
236 Added 'append_log=True' to all spawn() calls using logfile=. Append to log
237 when unpacking tarball.
238
239 28 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
240 rewrote filesystem_tools. looks like it works so ripping out all the old
241 filesystem_tools code.
242
243 26 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
244 Changed the print statements to logging in the partitioning BE code.
245 the logger may need to be imported to the x86archtemplate. unknown yet.
246 Added the finishing_cleanup function.
247 added a fix to the logger from BenUrban
248
249 25 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
250 changed InstallProfile to remove is_uri check on kernel, stage, and portage
251 URIs. The blank uri check has been commented out.
252 ripped out error checking of set_services. this is done by _add_to_runlevel.
253
254 25 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
255 set_stage_tarball_uri() doesn't raise an exception on a blank string.
256
257 24 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
258 GRP-ish quickpkg code pulls PKGDIR and PORTAGE_TMPDIR from make.conf info in
259 the install profile if available. Commented out spawn() debugging prints
260
261 23 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
262 small changes to setup_network_post. moved adding to runlevel of net.x to
263 after the device gets symlinked. added domainname runlevel command.
264
265 23 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
266 minor fix (hopefully) to livecd-kernel code. Removed call to mkvardb in
267 livecd-kernel code as it's now done by catalyst. Switch _emerge() call to
268 spawn() call in livecd-kernel code to pass environment variables.
269 livecd-kernel code pulls PKGDIR and PORTAGE_TMPDIR from make.conf info in
270 the install profile if available.
271
272 23 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
273 Added code to build_kernel() and emerge_kernel_sources() in ArchTemplate
274 to handle installing the livecd kernel into the new system.
275
276 22 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
277 should emerge hotplug and coldplug before adding them to runlevel.
6 278
7 21 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 279 21 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
8 took chroot out of grub_install command. Added 280 took chroot out of grub_install command.
9 'logfile=self._compile_logfile' to a number of spawn() calls. Added new
10 hash_password() function to GLIUtility.
11 281
12 21 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 282 21 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
13 Changed chroot wrapper code in spawn() to write the wrapper the python way 283 Changed chroot wrapper code in spawn() to write the wrapper the python way
14 instead of the bash way to avoid quote conflicts. 284 instead of the bash way to avoid quote conflicts. Added
285 'logfile=self._compile_logfile' to a number of spawn() calls. Added new
286 hash_password() function to GLIUtility. Remove command to 'rm /tmp/spawn.sh'
287 as it breaks the piping.
15 288
16 20 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 289 20 Mar 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
17 Added the amd64ArchitectureTemplate, mostly a copy of x86 without lilo. 290 Added the amd64ArchitectureTemplate, mostly a copy of x86 without lilo.
18 291
19 20 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 292 20 Mar 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>

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