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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 1.467 2005/11/07 19:37:16 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7
8 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
10 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
11 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
12 radio buttons and pretty display work together
13 META redirect instead of javascript
14 pretty display stretches across entire screen
15
16 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
17 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
18 initial generic disk support
19 fixes for add_partition() code
20 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
21 added support for creating generic disks
22 add new partition working
23 save and delete partitions
24
25 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
26 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
27
28 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
29 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
30 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
31 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
32 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
33
34 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
35 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
36
37 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
38 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
39 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
40 make fallback actually work
41 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
42 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
43
44 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
45 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
46 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
47 pretend mode
48 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
49 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
50 pass name of certificate
51
52 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
53 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
54
55 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
56 webgli: networking and users screens
57 added return_redirect to handler.py
58 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
59 Review also done
60
61*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
62
63 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
64 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
65 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
66 log output of grub install command
67 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
68 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
69 src/GLIUtility.py:
70 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
71
72 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
73 src/GLIClientController.py:
74 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
75 src/GLIUtility.py:
76 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
77 bump buffer size up to 16384
78 only report progress in 5% increments
79 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
80 kernelpkgs.txt support code
81 above disabled because it sucks
82 added add_pkg_to_world()
83
84 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
85 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
86 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
87 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
88
89 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
90 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
91
92 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
93 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
94 / maps to index.html
95 look for actual files in html/
96 src/net/html:
97 new template
98 src/GLIUtility.py:
99 added parse_vdb_contents()
100 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
101 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
102 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
103 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
104 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
105
106 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
107 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
108 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
109
110 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
111 src/GLIUtility.py:
112 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
113 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
114 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
115 only update progress bar for whole percents
116
117 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
118 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
119 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
120 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
121 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
122 fix so subshell is called in root shell
123
124 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
125 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
126 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
127
128 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
129 src/misc/updategtkfe:
130 updated to actually work
131 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
132 src/misc/updateglid:
133 updated to actually work
134 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
135 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
136
137 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
138 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
139 URI browser
140 added mirror selection
141 src/GLIUtility.py:
142 ls via ssh strips off ending *
143
144 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
145 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
146
147 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
148 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
149
150 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
151 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
152 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
153 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
154 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
155 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
156 goes public.
157
158 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
159 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
160 override dict to not be so anal
161 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
162 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
163 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
164 move handlers into subdirectory
165 add Welcome and Clients handlers
166
167 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
168 src/GLIUtility.py:
169 raise exception if password prompt received twice
170
171 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
172 src/GLIUtility.py:
173 removed rot13ify()
174
175 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
176 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
177 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
178 no XMLRPC functions return None
179 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
180 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
181 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
182 various typo and type mismatch fixes
183 exit after exception
184
185 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
186 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
187 initial commit
188 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions
189 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
190 rename GLIClientsProfiles to GLIServerProfile
191
192 29 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
193 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
194 now handles POST requests
195 move majority of request handling code to common_handler() to reduce code
196 duplication
197 profile loading
198 client reg via XMLRPC goes into SharedInfo()
199 /showclients redesign
200 template fixes
201 allow handler functions to add/change headers
202 save profile
203
204 28 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
205 src/net/server/GLIClientsProfiles.py:
206 initial commit
207 src/net/server/template.html:
208 initial commit
209 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
210 add template mojo
211
212 26 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
213 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
214 XMLRPC mojo
215
216 22 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
217 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
218 add code in _edit_config() to comment line where variable is defined
219 previously
220 insert new line under previous definition of variable if it exists
221 small _edit_config() cleanup
222 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
223 add clear_partitions() function
224 new sizes for recommended partition layout
225 automatically calculate swap size for recommended layout
226
227 21 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
228 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
229 fat16 mojo
230
231 20 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
232 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
233 prevent do_recommended() from being run twice
234 rewrite do_recommended() to be more robust
235 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
236 rework _edit_config() to not write duplicate entries
237
238 17 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
239 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
240 added do_recommended() function to automatically created 256M/1G/* layout
241
242 17 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
243 src/gli-dialog.py: added set_distcc to the list
244 GenDialog: added set_distcc. untested.
245 IP: added install_distcc flag.
246 AT: added install_distcc function based on the flag. runs after build_kernel
247 changed AT spawn command for distcc for nodeps.
248
249 16 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
250 src/GLIUtility.py:
251 add rot13ify() function
252
253 16 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
254 src/GenDialog.py
255 added a sentence of text. unchecking support added.
256
257 15 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
258 src/GLIUtility.py
259 added get_grp_pkgs_from_cd() to return a list of packages in GRP for FE menus
260 src/GenDialog.py
261 still working on extra_packages. transformed the list to new format.
262 added GRP indication to list. untested.
263 TODO lists updated.
264 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog.py
265 spelling mistook.
266
267 14 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
268 src/GLIUtility.py:
269 get_snapshot_from_cd() returns '' instead of 'file://' if nothing found
270
271 5 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
272 src/GLIUtility.py:
273 add get_directory_listing_from_uri()
274 add http support to above
275 add ftp support to above
276 add scp support to above
277 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
278 "0" instead of 0 for key of single-element dict passed to _edit_config()
279
280 5 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
281 value_only -> only_value
282
283 3 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
284 gutted out all of etc_portage structure since it is now all handled by
285 etc_files
286
287 3 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
288 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
289 install_packages() sends progress update notifications
290 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
291 increase sleep to 5s between format tries
292 src/GLIClientController.py:
293 pass 'self' to AT instead of 'self._pretend'
294
295 2 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
296 logger -> logger.log in x86AT
297
298 1 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
299 added set_etc_portage to IP. debugging gli-d's support for it.
300
301 1 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
302 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
303 switch to 3 tries for mkfs instead of looping waiting for dev node to exist
304
305 30 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
306 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
307 add _portage_best_version() function and rework install_packages() to allow
308 for future X of Y tracking
309 Use best_visible instead of best_version
310 tracked down and fixed missing = causing empty install extra packages
311 use = when emerging also
312 quickpkg hokey pokey
313 run _get_packages_to_emerge() again with -pk
314
315 22 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
316 src/ArchTemplate: removed install_xorg_x11, and put the xorg.conf copying at
317 the end of install_packages.
318 added updateglid to /src/misc
319 updated all core files with new GPL notice and copyright statement.
320
321 21 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
322 src/GLIUtility.py:
323 fix get_snapshot_from_cd() to look in /mnt/livecd/snapshots/ if it can't find
324 a snapshot in /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/
325 get_snapshot_from_cd() adds file:// at the beginning
326 change calls to extra package special case functions to 'self.blah'
327
328 21 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
329 src/ArchTemplate: changed "voodoo".
330 changed order of portage sync methods. made a fallback to webrsync if
331 normal emerge sync fails.
332 removed get_sources_from_cd because it is obsolete.
333 add special cases to install_packages. remove fatal exception on package
334 install failure b/c the box will still be bootable.
335 add install_xorg_x11. remove adding of xdm to runlevel. this will now be
336 handled in the FEs.
337 src/GenDialog: added a bunch of code for dealing with x11-based packages.
338 awaiting testing.
339
340 20 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
341 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
342 global try/except block around fs resizable detection code
343 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py:
344 install-failed cleanup function
345
346 18 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
347 x86ArchTemplate: updated lilo code. separated out THREE commands. untested.
348
349 16 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
350 GLIGenDialog:
351 add drive choices for loaded configs.
352 force snapshot for dynamic_stage3
353 init the snapshoturi input to the cd snapshot if not already selected.
354 if dynamic_stage3, skip the make.conf step.
355 GLIUtility: add get_cd_snapshot_uri() for local snapshots.
356 this fixes parts 1,2,3,6 of bug 102747 for gli-dialog
357
358 16 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
359 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
360 manually call MAKEDEV in stage3-dynamic code
361 copy /etc/inittab.old to /etc/inittab in chroot
362 src/GLIUtility.py:
363 add beginning of validate_uri() function
364 add file:/// support to validate_uri()
365 single quotes when setting livecd password
366
367 15 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
368 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
369 change getmountpoint() to get_mountpoint()
370 src/misc/updategtkfe:
371 committed script to automatically download latest snapshot and run gtkfe
372 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
373 fix _configure_lilo_add_windows() for IP -> GLISD stuff
374 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
375 give tmp_minor an initial value in mount_local_partitions so that the value
376 remain from the previous drive
377
378 14 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
379 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
380 Fix _configure_lilo() for IP using GLISD stuff
381 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
382 install_cron_daemon() treats "none" specially
383
384 14 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
385 old patch from Steven Mertens to resolve bug #96642
386 numerous asthetic changes to GenDialog, no real functionality changes though.
387 strings renamed for global use if necessary.
388 fix all three parts of bug 102291
389 disable set_etc_portage until fully-written.
390
391 13 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
392 src/GLIClientController.py:
393 lower-case http/ftp proxy envvars
394
395 12 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
396 src/GLIClientController.py:
397 log end of pre_install steps to aid in debugging
398 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
399 change set_flag(flag) to set_flag(flag, True)...*stab* *stab*
400
401 10 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
402 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py
403 check to make sure that the device node we're wait for to exist isn't of
404 type 'free'
405
406 09 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
407 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
408 convert install_packages to list in set_extra_packages()
409 check return code of checklist() call in "Manual" section
410 *actually* fix the first problem
411
412 08 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> src/GLIUtility.py:
413 "source /etc/profile" does not ensure the ENV is correctly set up. Use "bash
414 -l" instead, to ensure a proper environment (important for CONFIG_PROTECT).
415
416 06 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
417 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
418 re-fix net.eth1+ symlink code...wtf is wrong with cvs?
7 419
8 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 420 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it. 421 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it.
10 422
11 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> 423 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
12 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py: 424 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
13 Fix case where vixie-cron is specified as a full package atom, as we still 425 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. 426 don't want to run 'crontab /etc/crontab' for it.
427
428*GLI-0.1 (3 Aug 2005)
15 429
16 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 430 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
17 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain. 431 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain.
18 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code. 432 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code.
19 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless" 433 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless"

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