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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 1.446 2005/10/27 01:25:19 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (17 Oct 2005)
7
8 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
10 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
11 log output of grub install command
12 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
13
14 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
15 src/GLIClientController.py:
16 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
17 src/GLIUtility.py:
18 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
19 bump buffer size up to 16384
20 only report progress in 5% increments
21 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
22 kernelpkgs.txt support code
23 above disabled because it sucks
24 added add_pkg_to_world()
25
26 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
27 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
28 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
29 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
30
31 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
32 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
33
34 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
35 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
36 / maps to index.html
37 look for actual files in html/
38 src/net/html:
39 new template
40 src/GLIUtility.py:
41 added parse_vdb_contents()
42 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
43 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
44 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
45 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
46 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
47
48 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
49 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
50 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
51
52 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
53 src/GLIUtility.py:
54 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
55 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
56 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
57 only update progress bar for whole percents
58
59 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
60 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
61 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
62 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
63 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
64 fix so subshell is called in root shell
65
66 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
67 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
68 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
69
70*GLI-0.2 (17 Oct 2005)
71
72 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
73 src/misc/updategtkfe:
74 updated to actually work
75 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
76 src/misc/updateglid:
77 updated to actually work
78 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
79 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
80
81 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
82 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
83 URI browser
84 added mirror selection
85 src/GLIUtility.py:
86 ls via ssh strips off ending *
87
88 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
89 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
90
91 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
92 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
93
94 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
95 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
96 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
97 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
98 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
99 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
100 goes public.
101
102 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
103 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
104 override dict to not be so anal
105 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
106 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
107 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
108 move handlers into subdirectory
109 add Welcome and Clients handlers
110
111 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
112 src/GLIUtility.py:
113 raise exception if password prompt received twice
114
115 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
116 src/GLIUtility.py:
117 removed rot13ify()
118
119 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
120 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
121 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
122 no XMLRPC functions return None
123 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
124 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
125 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
126 various typo and type mismatch fixes
127 exit after exception
128
129 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
130 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
131 initial commit
132 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions
133 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
134 rename GLIClientsProfiles to GLIServerProfile
135
136 29 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
137 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
138 now handles POST requests
139 move majority of request handling code to common_handler() to reduce code
140 duplication
141 profile loading
142 client reg via XMLRPC goes into SharedInfo()
143 /showclients redesign
144 template fixes
145 allow handler functions to add/change headers
146 save profile
147
148 28 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
149 src/net/server/GLIClientsProfiles.py:
150 initial commit
151 src/net/server/template.html:
152 initial commit
153 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
154 add template mojo
155
156 26 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
157 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
158 XMLRPC mojo
159
160 22 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
161 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
162 add code in _edit_config() to comment line where variable is defined
163 previously
164 insert new line under previous definition of variable if it exists
165 small _edit_config() cleanup
166 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
167 add clear_partitions() function
168 new sizes for recommended partition layout
169 automatically calculate swap size for recommended layout
170
171 21 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
172 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
173 fat16 mojo
174
175 20 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
176 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
177 prevent do_recommended() from being run twice
178 rewrite do_recommended() to be more robust
179 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
180 rework _edit_config() to not write duplicate entries
181
182 17 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
183 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
184 added do_recommended() function to automatically created 256M/1G/* layout
185
186 17 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
187 src/gli-dialog.py: added set_distcc to the list
188 GenDialog: added set_distcc. untested.
189 IP: added install_distcc flag.
190 AT: added install_distcc function based on the flag. runs after build_kernel
191 changed AT spawn command for distcc for nodeps.
192
193 16 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
194 src/GLIUtility.py:
195 add rot13ify() function
196
197 16 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
198 src/GenDialog.py
199 added a sentence of text. unchecking support added.
200
201 15 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
202 src/GLIUtility.py
203 added get_grp_pkgs_from_cd() to return a list of packages in GRP for FE menus
204 src/GenDialog.py
205 still working on extra_packages. transformed the list to new format.
206 added GRP indication to list. untested.
207 TODO lists updated.
208 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog.py
209 spelling mistook.
210
211 14 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
212 src/GLIUtility.py:
213 get_snapshot_from_cd() returns '' instead of 'file://' if nothing found
214
215 5 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
216 src/GLIUtility.py:
217 add get_directory_listing_from_uri()
218 add http support to above
219 add ftp support to above
220 add scp support to above
221 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
222 "0" instead of 0 for key of single-element dict passed to _edit_config()
223
224 5 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
225 value_only -> only_value
226
227 3 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
228 gutted out all of etc_portage structure since it is now all handled by
229 etc_files
230
231 3 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
232 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
233 install_packages() sends progress update notifications
234 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
235 increase sleep to 5s between format tries
236 src/GLIClientController.py:
237 pass 'self' to AT instead of 'self._pretend'
238
239 2 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
240 logger -> logger.log in x86AT
241
242 1 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
243 added set_etc_portage to IP. debugging gli-d's support for it.
244
245 1 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
246 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
247 switch to 3 tries for mkfs instead of looping waiting for dev node to exist
248
249 30 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
250 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
251 add _portage_best_version() function and rework install_packages() to allow
252 for future X of Y tracking
253 Use best_visible instead of best_version
254 tracked down and fixed missing = causing empty install extra packages
255 use = when emerging also
256 quickpkg hokey pokey
257 run _get_packages_to_emerge() again with -pk
258
259 22 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
260 src/ArchTemplate: removed install_xorg_x11, and put the xorg.conf copying at
261 the end of install_packages.
262 added updateglid to /src/misc
263 updated all core files with new GPL notice and copyright statement.
264
265 21 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
266 src/GLIUtility.py:
267 fix get_snapshot_from_cd() to look in /mnt/livecd/snapshots/ if it can't find
268 a snapshot in /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/
269 get_snapshot_from_cd() adds file:// at the beginning
270 change calls to extra package special case functions to 'self.blah'
271
272 21 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
273 src/ArchTemplate: changed "voodoo".
274 changed order of portage sync methods. made a fallback to webrsync if
275 normal emerge sync fails.
276 removed get_sources_from_cd because it is obsolete.
277 add special cases to install_packages. remove fatal exception on package
278 install failure b/c the box will still be bootable.
279 add install_xorg_x11. remove adding of xdm to runlevel. this will now be
280 handled in the FEs.
281 src/GenDialog: added a bunch of code for dealing with x11-based packages.
282 awaiting testing.
283
284 20 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
285 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
286 global try/except block around fs resizable detection code
287 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py:
288 install-failed cleanup function
289
290 18 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
291 x86ArchTemplate: updated lilo code. separated out THREE commands. untested.
292
293 16 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
294 GLIGenDialog:
295 add drive choices for loaded configs.
296 force snapshot for dynamic_stage3
297 init the snapshoturi input to the cd snapshot if not already selected.
298 if dynamic_stage3, skip the make.conf step.
299 GLIUtility: add get_cd_snapshot_uri() for local snapshots.
300 this fixes parts 1,2,3,6 of bug 102747 for gli-dialog
301
302 16 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
303 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
304 manually call MAKEDEV in stage3-dynamic code
305 copy /etc/inittab.old to /etc/inittab in chroot
306 src/GLIUtility.py:
307 add beginning of validate_uri() function
308 add file:/// support to validate_uri()
309 single quotes when setting livecd password
310
311 15 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
312 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
313 change getmountpoint() to get_mountpoint()
314 src/misc/updategtkfe:
315 committed script to automatically download latest snapshot and run gtkfe
316 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
317 fix _configure_lilo_add_windows() for IP -> GLISD stuff
318 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
319 give tmp_minor an initial value in mount_local_partitions so that the value
320 remain from the previous drive
321
322 14 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
323 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
324 Fix _configure_lilo() for IP using GLISD stuff
325 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
326 install_cron_daemon() treats "none" specially
327
328 14 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
329 old patch from Steven Mertens to resolve bug #96642
330 numerous asthetic changes to GenDialog, no real functionality changes though.
331 strings renamed for global use if necessary.
332 fix all three parts of bug 102291
333 disable set_etc_portage until fully-written.
334
335 13 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
336 src/GLIClientController.py:
337 lower-case http/ftp proxy envvars
338
339 12 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
340 src/GLIClientController.py:
341 log end of pre_install steps to aid in debugging
342 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
343 change set_flag(flag) to set_flag(flag, True)...*stab* *stab*
344
345 10 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
346 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py
347 check to make sure that the device node we're wait for to exist isn't of
348 type 'free'
349
350 09 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
351 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
352 convert install_packages to list in set_extra_packages()
353 check return code of checklist() call in "Manual" section
354 *actually* fix the first problem
355
356 08 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> src/GLIUtility.py:
357 "source /etc/profile" does not ensure the ENV is correctly set up. Use "bash
358 -l" instead, to ensure a proper environment (important for CONFIG_PROTECT).
359
360 06 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
361 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
362 re-fix net.eth1+ symlink code...wtf is wrong with cvs?
7 363
8 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 364 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it. 365 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it.
10 366
11 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> 367 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
12 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py: 368 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
13 Fix case where vixie-cron is specified as a full package atom, as we still 369 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. 370 don't want to run 'crontab /etc/crontab' for it.
371
372*GLI-0.1 (3 Aug 2005)
15 373
16 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 374 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
17 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain. 375 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain.
18 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code. 376 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code.
19 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless" 377 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless"

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