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1# ChangeLog for Gentoo Linux Installer 1# ChangeLog for Gentoo Linux Installer
2# Copyright 2005 Gentoo Technologies, Inc. 2# Copyright 2005-2005 Gentoo Technologies, Inc.
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3# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.251 2005/06/21 03:11:43 agaffney Exp $ 4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.369 2005/09/03 07:08:35 agaffney Exp $
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5*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005) 6*GLI-0.2 (4 Aug 2005)
7
8 3 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 gutted out all of etc_portage structure since it is now all handled by
10 etc_files
11
12 3 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
13 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
14 install_packages() sends progress update notifications
15 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
16 increase sleep to 5s between format tries
17 src/GLIClientController.py:
18 pass 'self' to AT instead of 'self._pretend'
19
20 2 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
21 logger -> logger.log in x86AT
22
23 1 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
24 added set_etc_portage to IP. debugging gli-d's support for it.
25
26 1 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
27 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
28 switch to 3 tries for mkfs instead of looping waiting for dev node to exist
29
30 30 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
31 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
32 add _portage_best_version() function and rework install_packages() to allow
33 for future X of Y tracking
34 Use best_visible instead of best_version
35 tracked down and fixed missing = causing empty install extra packages
36 use = when emerging also
37 quickpkg hokey pokey
38 run _get_packages_to_emerge() again with -pk
39
40 22 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
41 src/ArchTemplate: removed install_xorg_x11, and put the xorg.conf copying at
42 the end of install_packages.
43 added updateglid to /src/misc
44 updated all core files with new GPL notice and copyright statement.
45
46 21 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
47 src/GLIUtility.py:
48 fix get_snapshot_from_cd() to look in /mnt/livecd/snapshots/ if it can't find
49 a snapshot in /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/
50 get_snapshot_from_cd() adds file:// at the beginning
51 change calls to extra package special case functions to 'self.blah'
52
53 21 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
54 src/ArchTemplate: changed "voodoo".
55 changed order of portage sync methods. made a fallback to webrsync if
56 normal emerge sync fails.
57 removed get_sources_from_cd because it is obsolete.
58 add special cases to install_packages. remove fatal exception on package
59 install failure b/c the box will still be bootable.
60 add install_xorg_x11. remove adding of xdm to runlevel. this will now be
61 handled in the FEs.
62 src/GenDialog: added a bunch of code for dealing with x11-based packages.
63 awaiting testing.
64
65 20 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
66 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
67 global try/except block around fs resizable detection code
68 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py:
69 install-failed cleanup function
70
71 18 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
72 x86ArchTemplate: updated lilo code. separated out THREE commands. untested.
73
74 16 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
75 GLIGenDialog:
76 add drive choices for loaded configs.
77 force snapshot for dynamic_stage3
78 init the snapshoturi input to the cd snapshot if not already selected.
79 if dynamic_stage3, skip the make.conf step.
80 GLIUtility: add get_cd_snapshot_uri() for local snapshots.
81 this fixes parts 1,2,3,6 of bug 102747 for gli-dialog
82
83 16 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
84 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
85 manually call MAKEDEV in stage3-dynamic code
86 copy /etc/inittab.old to /etc/inittab in chroot
87 src/GLIUtility.py:
88 add beginning of validate_uri() function
89 add file:/// support to validate_uri()
90 single quotes when setting livecd password
91
92 15 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
93 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
94 change getmountpoint() to get_mountpoint()
95 src/misc/updategtkfe:
96 committed script to automatically download latest snapshot and run gtkfe
97 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
98 fix _configure_lilo_add_windows() for IP -> GLISD stuff
99 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
100 give tmp_minor an initial value in mount_local_partitions so that the value
101 remain from the previous drive
102
103 14 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
104 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
105 Fix _configure_lilo() for IP using GLISD stuff
106 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
107 install_cron_daemon() treats "none" specially
108
109 14 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
110 old patch from Steven Mertens to resolve bug #96642
111 numerous asthetic changes to GenDialog, no real functionality changes though.
112 strings renamed for global use if necessary.
113 fix all three parts of bug 102291
114 disable set_etc_portage until fully-written.
115
116 13 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
117 src/GLIClientController.py:
118 lower-case http/ftp proxy envvars
119
120 12 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
121 src/GLIClientController.py:
122 log end of pre_install steps to aid in debugging
123 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
124 change set_flag(flag) to set_flag(flag, True)...*stab* *stab*
125
126 10 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
127 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py
128 check to make sure that the device node we're wait for to exist isn't of
129 type 'free'
130
131 09 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
132 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
133 convert install_packages to list in set_extra_packages()
134 check return code of checklist() call in "Manual" section
135 *actually* fix the first problem
136
137 08 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> src/GLIUtility.py:
138 "source /etc/profile" does not ensure the ENV is correctly set up. Use "bash
139 -l" instead, to ensure a proper environment (important for CONFIG_PROTECT).
140
141 06 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
142 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
143 re-fix net.eth1+ symlink code...wtf is wrong with cvs?
144
145 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
146 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it.
147
148 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
149 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
150 Fix case where vixie-cron is specified as a full package atom, as we still
151 don't want to run 'crontab /etc/crontab' for it.
152
153*GLI-0.1 (3 Aug 2005)
154
155 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
156 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain.
157 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code.
158 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless"
159 change bootloader to allow for both initrd and initramfs.
160 fix IP for dynamic_stage3.
161 fix ArchTemplate for broken mountpoint creation. fix GenDialog part showing.
162
163 30 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
164 Added full scp:// URI support to get_uri() in GLIUtility
165 Remove "networkless" from dynamic stage3 if locic.
166 Remove print statement from scp:// code.
167 Change scp code to check for "assword: " instead of "Password:"
168 Fix post-install network code to create net.eth1+ symlink correctly
169 Check to make sure pkg can be split on / and some debugging code
170 Add 2>dev/null to emerge call in _get_packages_to_emerge()
171 SimpleXMLParser handles True/False/None correctly now
172 Comment out above fix
173 Add partitioning wait-for-device-to-exist code to mount_local_partitions
174
175 28 Jul 2005; Scott Myron <samyron@gentoo.org>
176 Removed a FIXME in the GLIClientConfiguration that is no
177 longer needed.
178
179 27 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
180 Default to x86 in ClientConfig
181 Typo in build-a-stage3 code.
182 Remove MAKEDEV call in build-a-stage3 postscript.
183
184 26 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
185 Rewrote init of IP for gli-d. Other GenDialog updates.
186 allow network_type to be None in CConfig.
187
188 24 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
189 Add _dynamic_stage3 option to IP.
190 Add check for that option to dynamic stage3 code in ArchTemplate.
191 Fix code to determine default route in get_eth_info() in GLIUtility.
192 Fix serialization of dns-servers in ClientConfig.
193
194 24 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
195 changed default values of cron/logger in IP.
196 moved GenDialog IP init out to the individual files. gli-dialog's version
197 will change quite a bit.
198
199 22 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
200 added ppcArchTemplate. blank now. working on yaboot.
201 modified ArchTemplate for amd64 and ppc custom kernels.
202 skeleton implementation of _configure_yaboot.
203 small fixes to other templates.
204
205 21 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
206 GenDialog updates. changed comment in IP.
207
208 07 Jul 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
209 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
210 Fix codeman's screwup of changing the service seperator to ',' in the parser
211 without changing it in the serialization code! Also document this in a
212 comment so you find it easier. Everybody needs to make sure they update
213 their install profiles!
214
215 07 Jul 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
216 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
217 Fix casting of list to string and concat of None with string, as well as
218 commented prototype of checking that mounting actually worked (found a case
219 where mount can return success, but the mount won't be done).
220
221 07 Jul 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
222 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
223 Remove TEMP UGLY HACK of time.sleep(5), and replace it with a while loop
224 checking for the device, and sleeping 1 second each time.
225
226 07 Jul 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
227 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
228 Refactor install_bootloader code and _install_{grub,lilo} so that 'none' for
229 bootloader works again. Also rename _install_{grub,lilo} to
230 _configure_{grub,lilo} since they don't install the loaders anymore
231 themselves.
232
233 7 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
234 fix global USE flags to not include the arch types at the end.
235 updates to GenDialog and gli-d.
236
237 6 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
238 fixing bootloader code for no initrd and initrd->initramfs naming change.
239
240 6 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
241 Proper comments and parameters to GLIException in install_mta()
242 Allow optional exclusion of HTTP, FTP, and/or RSYNC mirrors in list_mirrors()
243 Add strip() to list_mirrors(), list_subarch_from_mirror() and
244 list_tarball_from_mirror() to eliminate blank last item.
245
246 5 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
247 Added stage3 generation code.
248
249 5 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
250 Added sleep(5) to partitioning code, temp got rid of the NOCOLOR in _emerge
251 Mild changes to GenDialog.
252
253 30 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
254 Remove separate install step configure_rc_conf() since it's handled by
255 update_config_files()
256 Make a copy of newvalues in _edit_config() so quotes aren't added when the
257 function is called twice on the same file.
258
259 29 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
260 Missing \ in sed in _get_packages_to_emerge()
261 Removed explicit emerging of hotplug and no longer add it to the runlevel.
262 Check in _quickpkg_deps() to ignore blank package names returned from
263 _get_packages_to_emerge()
264
265 28 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
266 fixed agaffney's missing = and extra : in x86AT. commented out crashing line
267 in the dialog.py gauge code.
268
269 28 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
270 Add code to update_config_files() to go through etc_files and update stuff.
271 Check to see that _etc_files['make.conf'] exists in get_make_conf()
272 Only use float() in partition xml parsing code if type == "free"
273
274 28 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
275 finished almost all internationalization of GenDialog.
276 attempt at fixing rc.conf function. moved 3 generate functions out of
277 fe/gtk/RcDotConf and put them in Utility. fixed self bug.
278 added dialog.py to the fe/dialog directory so it actually gets used.
279
280 27 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
281 Roll rc_conf and make_conf into master etc_files structure in InstallProfile.
282
283 27 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
284 fix extra entry in list_mirrors()
285 beginning internationalization runthrough.
286
287 26 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
288 added dialog.py to /src temporarily until it gets accepted upstream.
289 fix for unused value in form in dialog.py and changed heights.
290 fix GenDialog forms.
291
292 25 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
293 Changed hostname/domainname for new baselayout.
294 Changed _add_to_runlevel errors to logs.
295 Updated TODO list to show status of GenDialog
296 More updates to GenDialog including two checklists that probably won't work.
297 update IP to use comma-separated list instead of space separated for services.
298
299 24 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
300 Add dhcp_options to the CC, CConfig, and GenDialog. More overall changes to
301 GenDialog as it gets closer to completion.
302
303 22 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
304 Modify get_eth_info() to take a full interface name (eth0 fex). float()
305 instead of int() in add_partition_device_partition() for minor (closes 96804)
306
307 21 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
308 Changed setup_network_post to check for 'interfaces[interface][0] != "dhcp"'
309 instead of 'interfaces[interface][1]' since DHCP uses that field for its
310 options. setup_network_post() writes custom DHCP options to /etc/conf.d/net.
6 311
7 20 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 312 20 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
8 Apply spawn() patch from #96644 (with minor changes). Make sure the return 313 Apply spawn() patch from #96644 (with minor changes). Make sure the return
9 value from all spawn() calls is checked with GLIUtility.exitsuccess() 314 value from all spawn() calls is checked with GLIUtility.exitsuccess(). Fix
315 small error with <pipe>.close() returning None. Fix space vs. tab issue.
316 Fix undefined variable 'output' issue in spawn().
10 317
11 20 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 318 20 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
12 More updates to GenDialog and gli-d. 319 More updates to GenDialog and gli-d.
13 320
14 19 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 321 19 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>

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