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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 1.434 2005/10/23 22:20:14 codeman Exp $
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6*GLI-0.3 (17 Oct 2005)
7
8 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
10
11 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
12 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
13 / maps to index.html
14 look for actual files in html/
15 src/net/html:
16 new template
17
18 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
19 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
20 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
21
22 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
23 src/GLIUtility.py:
24 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
25 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
26 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
27 only update progress bar for whole percents
28
29 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
30 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
31 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
32 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
33 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
34 fix so subshell is called in root shell
35
36 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
37 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
38 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
39
40*GLI-0.2 (17 Oct 2005)
41
42 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
43 src/misc/updategtkfe:
44 updated to actually work
45 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
46 src/misc/updateglid:
47 updated to actually work
48 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
49 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
50
51 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
52 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
53 URI browser
54 added mirror selection
55 src/GLIUtility.py:
56 ls via ssh strips off ending *
57
58 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
59 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
60
61 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
62 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
63
64 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
65 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
66 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
67 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
68 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
69 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
70 goes public.
71
72 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
73 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
74 override dict to not be so anal
75 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
76 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
77 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
78 move handlers into subdirectory
79 add Welcome and Clients handlers
80
81 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
82 src/GLIUtility.py:
83 raise exception if password prompt received twice
84
85 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
86 src/GLIUtility.py:
87 removed rot13ify()
88
89 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
90 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
91 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
92 no XMLRPC functions return None
93 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
94 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
95 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
96 various typo and type mismatch fixes
97 exit after exception
98
99 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
100 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
101 initial commit
102 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions
103 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
104 rename GLIClientsProfiles to GLIServerProfile
105
106 29 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
107 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
108 now handles POST requests
109 move majority of request handling code to common_handler() to reduce code
110 duplication
111 profile loading
112 client reg via XMLRPC goes into SharedInfo()
113 /showclients redesign
114 template fixes
115 allow handler functions to add/change headers
116 save profile
117
118 28 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
119 src/net/server/GLIClientsProfiles.py:
120 initial commit
121 src/net/server/template.html:
122 initial commit
123 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
124 add template mojo
125
126 26 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
127 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
128 XMLRPC mojo
129
130 22 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
131 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
132 add code in _edit_config() to comment line where variable is defined
133 previously
134 insert new line under previous definition of variable if it exists
135 small _edit_config() cleanup
136 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
137 add clear_partitions() function
138 new sizes for recommended partition layout
139 automatically calculate swap size for recommended layout
140
141 21 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
142 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
143 fat16 mojo
144
145 20 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
146 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
147 prevent do_recommended() from being run twice
148 rewrite do_recommended() to be more robust
149 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
150 rework _edit_config() to not write duplicate entries
151
152 17 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
153 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
154 added do_recommended() function to automatically created 256M/1G/* layout
155
156 17 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
157 src/gli-dialog.py: added set_distcc to the list
158 GenDialog: added set_distcc. untested.
159 IP: added install_distcc flag.
160 AT: added install_distcc function based on the flag. runs after build_kernel
161 changed AT spawn command for distcc for nodeps.
162
163 16 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
164 src/GLIUtility.py:
165 add rot13ify() function
166
167 16 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
168 src/GenDialog.py
169 added a sentence of text. unchecking support added.
170
171 15 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
172 src/GLIUtility.py
173 added get_grp_pkgs_from_cd() to return a list of packages in GRP for FE menus
174 src/GenDialog.py
175 still working on extra_packages. transformed the list to new format.
176 added GRP indication to list. untested.
177 TODO lists updated.
178 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog.py
179 spelling mistook.
180
181 14 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
182 src/GLIUtility.py:
183 get_snapshot_from_cd() returns '' instead of 'file://' if nothing found
184
185 5 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
186 src/GLIUtility.py:
187 add get_directory_listing_from_uri()
188 add http support to above
189 add ftp support to above
190 add scp support to above
191 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
192 "0" instead of 0 for key of single-element dict passed to _edit_config()
193
194 5 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
195 value_only -> only_value
196
197 3 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
198 gutted out all of etc_portage structure since it is now all handled by
199 etc_files
200
201 3 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
202 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
203 install_packages() sends progress update notifications
204 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
205 increase sleep to 5s between format tries
206 src/GLIClientController.py:
207 pass 'self' to AT instead of 'self._pretend'
208
209 2 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
210 logger -> logger.log in x86AT
211
212 1 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
213 added set_etc_portage to IP. debugging gli-d's support for it.
214
215 1 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
216 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
217 switch to 3 tries for mkfs instead of looping waiting for dev node to exist
218
219 30 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
220 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
221 add _portage_best_version() function and rework install_packages() to allow
222 for future X of Y tracking
223 Use best_visible instead of best_version
224 tracked down and fixed missing = causing empty install extra packages
225 use = when emerging also
226 quickpkg hokey pokey
227 run _get_packages_to_emerge() again with -pk
228
229 22 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
230 src/ArchTemplate: removed install_xorg_x11, and put the xorg.conf copying at
231 the end of install_packages.
232 added updateglid to /src/misc
233 updated all core files with new GPL notice and copyright statement.
234
235 21 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
236 src/GLIUtility.py:
237 fix get_snapshot_from_cd() to look in /mnt/livecd/snapshots/ if it can't find
238 a snapshot in /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/
239 get_snapshot_from_cd() adds file:// at the beginning
240 change calls to extra package special case functions to 'self.blah'
241
242 21 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
243 src/ArchTemplate: changed "voodoo".
244 changed order of portage sync methods. made a fallback to webrsync if
245 normal emerge sync fails.
246 removed get_sources_from_cd because it is obsolete.
247 add special cases to install_packages. remove fatal exception on package
248 install failure b/c the box will still be bootable.
249 add install_xorg_x11. remove adding of xdm to runlevel. this will now be
250 handled in the FEs.
251 src/GenDialog: added a bunch of code for dealing with x11-based packages.
252 awaiting testing.
253
254 20 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
255 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
256 global try/except block around fs resizable detection code
257 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py:
258 install-failed cleanup function
259
260 18 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
261 x86ArchTemplate: updated lilo code. separated out THREE commands. untested.
262
263 16 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
264 GLIGenDialog:
265 add drive choices for loaded configs.
266 force snapshot for dynamic_stage3
267 init the snapshoturi input to the cd snapshot if not already selected.
268 if dynamic_stage3, skip the make.conf step.
269 GLIUtility: add get_cd_snapshot_uri() for local snapshots.
270 this fixes parts 1,2,3,6 of bug 102747 for gli-dialog
271
272 16 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
273 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
274 manually call MAKEDEV in stage3-dynamic code
275 copy /etc/inittab.old to /etc/inittab in chroot
276 src/GLIUtility.py:
277 add beginning of validate_uri() function
278 add file:/// support to validate_uri()
279 single quotes when setting livecd password
280
281 15 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
282 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
283 change getmountpoint() to get_mountpoint()
284 src/misc/updategtkfe:
285 committed script to automatically download latest snapshot and run gtkfe
286 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
287 fix _configure_lilo_add_windows() for IP -> GLISD stuff
288 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
289 give tmp_minor an initial value in mount_local_partitions so that the value
290 remain from the previous drive
291
292 14 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
293 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
294 Fix _configure_lilo() for IP using GLISD stuff
295 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
296 install_cron_daemon() treats "none" specially
297
298 14 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
299 old patch from Steven Mertens to resolve bug #96642
300 numerous asthetic changes to GenDialog, no real functionality changes though.
301 strings renamed for global use if necessary.
302 fix all three parts of bug 102291
303 disable set_etc_portage until fully-written.
304
305 13 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
306 src/GLIClientController.py:
307 lower-case http/ftp proxy envvars
308
309 12 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
310 src/GLIClientController.py:
311 log end of pre_install steps to aid in debugging
312 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
313 change set_flag(flag) to set_flag(flag, True)...*stab* *stab*
314
315 10 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
316 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py
317 check to make sure that the device node we're wait for to exist isn't of
318 type 'free'
319
320 09 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
321 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
322 convert install_packages to list in set_extra_packages()
323 check return code of checklist() call in "Manual" section
324 *actually* fix the first problem
325
326 08 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> src/GLIUtility.py:
327 "source /etc/profile" does not ensure the ENV is correctly set up. Use "bash
328 -l" instead, to ensure a proper environment (important for CONFIG_PROTECT).
329
330 06 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
331 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
332 re-fix net.eth1+ symlink code...wtf is wrong with cvs?
333
334 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
335 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it.
336
337 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
338 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
339 Fix case where vixie-cron is specified as a full package atom, as we still
340 don't want to run 'crontab /etc/crontab' for it.
341
5*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005) 342*GLI-0.1 (3 Aug 2005)
343
344 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
345 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain.
346 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code.
347 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless"
348 change bootloader to allow for both initrd and initramfs.
349 fix IP for dynamic_stage3.
350 fix ArchTemplate for broken mountpoint creation. fix GenDialog part showing.
351
352 30 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
353 Added full scp:// URI support to get_uri() in GLIUtility
354 Remove "networkless" from dynamic stage3 if locic.
355 Remove print statement from scp:// code.
356 Change scp code to check for "assword: " instead of "Password:"
357 Fix post-install network code to create net.eth1+ symlink correctly
358 Check to make sure pkg can be split on / and some debugging code
359 Add 2>dev/null to emerge call in _get_packages_to_emerge()
360 SimpleXMLParser handles True/False/None correctly now
361 Comment out above fix
362 Add partitioning wait-for-device-to-exist code to mount_local_partitions
363
364 28 Jul 2005; Scott Myron <samyron@gentoo.org>
365 Removed a FIXME in the GLIClientConfiguration that is no
366 longer needed.
367
368 27 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
369 Default to x86 in ClientConfig
370 Typo in build-a-stage3 code.
371 Remove MAKEDEV call in build-a-stage3 postscript.
372
373 26 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
374 Rewrote init of IP for gli-d. Other GenDialog updates.
375 allow network_type to be None in CConfig.
376
377 24 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
378 Add _dynamic_stage3 option to IP.
379 Add check for that option to dynamic stage3 code in ArchTemplate.
380 Fix code to determine default route in get_eth_info() in GLIUtility.
381 Fix serialization of dns-servers in ClientConfig.
382
383 24 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
384 changed default values of cron/logger in IP.
385 moved GenDialog IP init out to the individual files. gli-dialog's version
386 will change quite a bit.
387
388 22 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
389 added ppcArchTemplate. blank now. working on yaboot.
390 modified ArchTemplate for amd64 and ppc custom kernels.
391 skeleton implementation of _configure_yaboot.
392 small fixes to other templates.
393
394 21 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
395 GenDialog updates. changed comment in IP.
396
397 07 Jul 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
398 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
399 Fix codeman's screwup of changing the service seperator to ',' in the parser
400 without changing it in the serialization code! Also document this in a
401 comment so you find it easier. Everybody needs to make sure they update
402 their install profiles!
403
404 07 Jul 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
405 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
406 Fix casting of list to string and concat of None with string, as well as
407 commented prototype of checking that mounting actually worked (found a case
408 where mount can return success, but the mount won't be done).
409
410 07 Jul 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
411 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
412 Remove TEMP UGLY HACK of time.sleep(5), and replace it with a while loop
413 checking for the device, and sleeping 1 second each time.
414
415 07 Jul 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
416 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
417 Refactor install_bootloader code and _install_{grub,lilo} so that 'none' for
418 bootloader works again. Also rename _install_{grub,lilo} to
419 _configure_{grub,lilo} since they don't install the loaders anymore
420 themselves.
421
422 7 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
423 fix global USE flags to not include the arch types at the end.
424 updates to GenDialog and gli-d.
425
426 6 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
427 fixing bootloader code for no initrd and initrd->initramfs naming change.
428
429 6 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
430 Proper comments and parameters to GLIException in install_mta()
431 Allow optional exclusion of HTTP, FTP, and/or RSYNC mirrors in list_mirrors()
432 Add strip() to list_mirrors(), list_subarch_from_mirror() and
433 list_tarball_from_mirror() to eliminate blank last item.
434
435 5 Jul 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
436 Added stage3 generation code.
437
438 5 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
439 Added sleep(5) to partitioning code, temp got rid of the NOCOLOR in _emerge
440 Mild changes to GenDialog.
441
442 30 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
443 Remove separate install step configure_rc_conf() since it's handled by
444 update_config_files()
445 Make a copy of newvalues in _edit_config() so quotes aren't added when the
446 function is called twice on the same file.
447
448 29 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
449 Missing \ in sed in _get_packages_to_emerge()
450 Removed explicit emerging of hotplug and no longer add it to the runlevel.
451 Check in _quickpkg_deps() to ignore blank package names returned from
452 _get_packages_to_emerge()
453
454 28 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
455 fixed agaffney's missing = and extra : in x86AT. commented out crashing line
456 in the dialog.py gauge code.
457
458 28 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
459 Add code to update_config_files() to go through etc_files and update stuff.
460 Check to see that _etc_files['make.conf'] exists in get_make_conf()
461 Only use float() in partition xml parsing code if type == "free"
462
463 28 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
464 finished almost all internationalization of GenDialog.
465 attempt at fixing rc.conf function. moved 3 generate functions out of
466 fe/gtk/RcDotConf and put them in Utility. fixed self bug.
467 added dialog.py to the fe/dialog directory so it actually gets used.
468
469 27 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
470 Roll rc_conf and make_conf into master etc_files structure in InstallProfile.
471
472 27 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
473 fix extra entry in list_mirrors()
474 beginning internationalization runthrough.
475
476 26 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
477 added dialog.py to /src temporarily until it gets accepted upstream.
478 fix for unused value in form in dialog.py and changed heights.
479 fix GenDialog forms.
480
481 25 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
482 Changed hostname/domainname for new baselayout.
483 Changed _add_to_runlevel errors to logs.
484 Updated TODO list to show status of GenDialog
485 More updates to GenDialog including two checklists that probably won't work.
486 update IP to use comma-separated list instead of space separated for services.
487
488 24 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
489 Add dhcp_options to the CC, CConfig, and GenDialog. More overall changes to
490 GenDialog as it gets closer to completion.
491
492 22 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
493 Modify get_eth_info() to take a full interface name (eth0 fex). float()
494 instead of int() in add_partition_device_partition() for minor (closes 96804)
495
496 21 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
497 Changed setup_network_post to check for 'interfaces[interface][0] != "dhcp"'
498 instead of 'interfaces[interface][1]' since DHCP uses that field for its
499 options. setup_network_post() writes custom DHCP options to /etc/conf.d/net.
6 500
7 20 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 501 20 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
8 Apply spawn() patch from #96644 (with minor changes). Make sure the return 502 Apply spawn() patch from #96644 (with minor changes). Make sure the return
9 value from all spawn() calls is checked with GLIUtility.exitsuccess() 503 value from all spawn() calls is checked with GLIUtility.exitsuccess(). Fix
504 small error with <pipe>.close() returning None. Fix space vs. tab issue.
505 Fix undefined variable 'output' issue in spawn().
10 506
11 20 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 507 20 Jun 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
12 More updates to GenDialog and gli-d. 508 More updates to GenDialog and gli-d.
13 509
14 19 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 510 19 Jun 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>

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