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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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4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.314 2005/08/05 01:51:56 agaffney Exp $ 4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.440 2005/10/25 23:59:48 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (17 Oct 2005)
7
8 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/GLIClientController.py:
10 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
11 src/GLIUtility.py:
12 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
13 bump buffer size up to 16384
14 only report progress in 5% increments
15
16 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
17 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
18 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
19 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
20
21 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
22 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
23
24 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
25 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
26 / maps to index.html
27 look for actual files in html/
28 src/net/html:
29 new template
30 src/GLIUtility.py:
31 added parse_vdb_contents()
32 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
33 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
34 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
35 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
36 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
37
38 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
39 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
40 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
41
42 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
43 src/GLIUtility.py:
44 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
45 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
46 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
47 only update progress bar for whole percents
48
49 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
50 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
51 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
52 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
53 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
54 fix so subshell is called in root shell
55
56 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
57 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
58 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
59
60*GLI-0.2 (17 Oct 2005)
61
62 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
63 src/misc/updategtkfe:
64 updated to actually work
65 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
66 src/misc/updateglid:
67 updated to actually work
68 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
69 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
70
71 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
72 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
73 URI browser
74 added mirror selection
75 src/GLIUtility.py:
76 ls via ssh strips off ending *
77
78 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
79 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
80
81 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
82 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
83
84 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
85 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
86 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
87 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
88 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
89 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
90 goes public.
91
92 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
93 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
94 override dict to not be so anal
95 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
96 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
97 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
98 move handlers into subdirectory
99 add Welcome and Clients handlers
100
101 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
102 src/GLIUtility.py:
103 raise exception if password prompt received twice
104
105 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
106 src/GLIUtility.py:
107 removed rot13ify()
108
109 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
110 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
111 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
112 no XMLRPC functions return None
113 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
114 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
115 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
116 various typo and type mismatch fixes
117 exit after exception
118
119 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
120 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
121 initial commit
122 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions
123 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
124 rename GLIClientsProfiles to GLIServerProfile
125
126 29 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
127 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
128 now handles POST requests
129 move majority of request handling code to common_handler() to reduce code
130 duplication
131 profile loading
132 client reg via XMLRPC goes into SharedInfo()
133 /showclients redesign
134 template fixes
135 allow handler functions to add/change headers
136 save profile
137
138 28 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
139 src/net/server/GLIClientsProfiles.py:
140 initial commit
141 src/net/server/template.html:
142 initial commit
143 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
144 add template mojo
145
146 26 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
147 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
148 XMLRPC mojo
149
150 22 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
151 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
152 add code in _edit_config() to comment line where variable is defined
153 previously
154 insert new line under previous definition of variable if it exists
155 small _edit_config() cleanup
156 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
157 add clear_partitions() function
158 new sizes for recommended partition layout
159 automatically calculate swap size for recommended layout
160
161 21 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
162 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
163 fat16 mojo
164
165 20 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
166 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
167 prevent do_recommended() from being run twice
168 rewrite do_recommended() to be more robust
169 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
170 rework _edit_config() to not write duplicate entries
171
172 17 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
173 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
174 added do_recommended() function to automatically created 256M/1G/* layout
175
176 17 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
177 src/gli-dialog.py: added set_distcc to the list
178 GenDialog: added set_distcc. untested.
179 IP: added install_distcc flag.
180 AT: added install_distcc function based on the flag. runs after build_kernel
181 changed AT spawn command for distcc for nodeps.
182
183 16 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
184 src/GLIUtility.py:
185 add rot13ify() function
186
187 16 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
188 src/GenDialog.py
189 added a sentence of text. unchecking support added.
190
191 15 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
192 src/GLIUtility.py
193 added get_grp_pkgs_from_cd() to return a list of packages in GRP for FE menus
194 src/GenDialog.py
195 still working on extra_packages. transformed the list to new format.
196 added GRP indication to list. untested.
197 TODO lists updated.
198 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog.py
199 spelling mistook.
200
201 14 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
202 src/GLIUtility.py:
203 get_snapshot_from_cd() returns '' instead of 'file://' if nothing found
204
205 5 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
206 src/GLIUtility.py:
207 add get_directory_listing_from_uri()
208 add http support to above
209 add ftp support to above
210 add scp support to above
211 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
212 "0" instead of 0 for key of single-element dict passed to _edit_config()
213
214 5 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
215 value_only -> only_value
216
217 3 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
218 gutted out all of etc_portage structure since it is now all handled by
219 etc_files
220
221 3 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
222 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
223 install_packages() sends progress update notifications
224 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
225 increase sleep to 5s between format tries
226 src/GLIClientController.py:
227 pass 'self' to AT instead of 'self._pretend'
228
229 2 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
230 logger -> logger.log in x86AT
231
232 1 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
233 added set_etc_portage to IP. debugging gli-d's support for it.
234
235 1 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
236 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
237 switch to 3 tries for mkfs instead of looping waiting for dev node to exist
238
239 30 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
240 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
241 add _portage_best_version() function and rework install_packages() to allow
242 for future X of Y tracking
243 Use best_visible instead of best_version
244 tracked down and fixed missing = causing empty install extra packages
245 use = when emerging also
246 quickpkg hokey pokey
247 run _get_packages_to_emerge() again with -pk
248
249 22 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
250 src/ArchTemplate: removed install_xorg_x11, and put the xorg.conf copying at
251 the end of install_packages.
252 added updateglid to /src/misc
253 updated all core files with new GPL notice and copyright statement.
254
255 21 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
256 src/GLIUtility.py:
257 fix get_snapshot_from_cd() to look in /mnt/livecd/snapshots/ if it can't find
258 a snapshot in /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/
259 get_snapshot_from_cd() adds file:// at the beginning
260 change calls to extra package special case functions to 'self.blah'
261
262 21 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
263 src/ArchTemplate: changed "voodoo".
264 changed order of portage sync methods. made a fallback to webrsync if
265 normal emerge sync fails.
266 removed get_sources_from_cd because it is obsolete.
267 add special cases to install_packages. remove fatal exception on package
268 install failure b/c the box will still be bootable.
269 add install_xorg_x11. remove adding of xdm to runlevel. this will now be
270 handled in the FEs.
271 src/GenDialog: added a bunch of code for dealing with x11-based packages.
272 awaiting testing.
273
274 20 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
275 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
276 global try/except block around fs resizable detection code
277 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py:
278 install-failed cleanup function
279
280 18 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
281 x86ArchTemplate: updated lilo code. separated out THREE commands. untested.
282
283 16 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
284 GLIGenDialog:
285 add drive choices for loaded configs.
286 force snapshot for dynamic_stage3
287 init the snapshoturi input to the cd snapshot if not already selected.
288 if dynamic_stage3, skip the make.conf step.
289 GLIUtility: add get_cd_snapshot_uri() for local snapshots.
290 this fixes parts 1,2,3,6 of bug 102747 for gli-dialog
291
292 16 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
293 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
294 manually call MAKEDEV in stage3-dynamic code
295 copy /etc/inittab.old to /etc/inittab in chroot
296 src/GLIUtility.py:
297 add beginning of validate_uri() function
298 add file:/// support to validate_uri()
299 single quotes when setting livecd password
300
301 15 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
302 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
303 change getmountpoint() to get_mountpoint()
304 src/misc/updategtkfe:
305 committed script to automatically download latest snapshot and run gtkfe
306 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
307 fix _configure_lilo_add_windows() for IP -> GLISD stuff
308 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
309 give tmp_minor an initial value in mount_local_partitions so that the value
310 remain from the previous drive
311
312 14 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
313 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
314 Fix _configure_lilo() for IP using GLISD stuff
315 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
316 install_cron_daemon() treats "none" specially
317
318 14 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
319 old patch from Steven Mertens to resolve bug #96642
320 numerous asthetic changes to GenDialog, no real functionality changes though.
321 strings renamed for global use if necessary.
322 fix all three parts of bug 102291
323 disable set_etc_portage until fully-written.
324
325 13 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
326 src/GLIClientController.py:
327 lower-case http/ftp proxy envvars
328
329 12 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
330 src/GLIClientController.py:
331 log end of pre_install steps to aid in debugging
332 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
333 change set_flag(flag) to set_flag(flag, True)...*stab* *stab*
334
335 10 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
336 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py
337 check to make sure that the device node we're wait for to exist isn't of
338 type 'free'
339
340 09 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
341 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
342 convert install_packages to list in set_extra_packages()
343 check return code of checklist() call in "Manual" section
344 *actually* fix the first problem
345
346 08 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> src/GLIUtility.py:
347 "source /etc/profile" does not ensure the ENV is correctly set up. Use "bash
348 -l" instead, to ensure a proper environment (important for CONFIG_PROTECT).
349
350 06 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
351 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
352 re-fix net.eth1+ symlink code...wtf is wrong with cvs?
7 353
8 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 354 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it. 355 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it.
10 356
11 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> 357 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
12 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py: 358 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
13 Fix case where vixie-cron is specified as a full package atom, as we still 359 Fix case where vixie-cron is specified as a full package atom, as we still
14 don't want to run 'crontab /etc/crontab' for it. 360 don't want to run 'crontab /etc/crontab' for it.
361
362*GLI-0.1 (3 Aug 2005)
15 363
16 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 364 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
17 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain. 365 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain.
18 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code. 366 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code.
19 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless" 367 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless"

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