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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 1.482 2005/11/13 22:47:00 agaffney Exp $
5 5
6*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7
8 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
10 add -h option to usage()
11 show time and request URI in debug mode
12 show client IP in debug mode
13 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
14
15 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
16 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
17 'classier' 401 message
18 proper commandline parsing
19 help via -h
20 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
21
22 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
23 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
24 basic HTTP auth
25
26 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
27 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
28 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
29 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
30 respond to HEAD with just headers
31 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
32 icons for drives
33
34 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
35 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
36 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
37 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
38 radio buttons and pretty display work together
39 META redirect instead of javascript
40 pretty display stretches across entire screen
41 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
42 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
43 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
44 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
45 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
46 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
47 more generic of symlink crappiness
48 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
49
50 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
51 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
52 initial generic disk support
53 fixes for add_partition() code
54 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
55 added support for creating generic disks
56 add new partition working
57 save and delete partitions
58
59 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
60 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
61
62 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
63 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
64 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
65 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
66 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
67
68 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
69 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
70
71 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
72 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
73 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
74 make fallback actually work
75 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
76 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
77
78 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
79 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
80 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
81 pretend mode
82 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
83 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
84 pass name of certificate
85
86 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
87 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
88
89 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
90 webgli: networking and users screens
91 added return_redirect to handler.py
92 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
93 Review also done
94
95*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
96
97 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
98 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
99 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
100 log output of grub install command
101 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
102 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
103 src/GLIUtility.py:
104 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
105
106 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
107 src/GLIClientController.py:
108 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
109 src/GLIUtility.py:
110 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
111 bump buffer size up to 16384
112 only report progress in 5% increments
113 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
114 kernelpkgs.txt support code
115 above disabled because it sucks
116 added add_pkg_to_world()
117
118 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
119 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
120 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
121 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
122
123 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
124 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
125
126 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
127 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
128 / maps to index.html
129 look for actual files in html/
130 src/net/html:
131 new template
132 src/GLIUtility.py:
133 added parse_vdb_contents()
134 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
135 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
136 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
137 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
138 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
139
140 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
141 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
142 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
143
144 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
145 src/GLIUtility.py:
146 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
147 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
148 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
149 only update progress bar for whole percents
150
151 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
152 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
153 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
154 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
155 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
156 fix so subshell is called in root shell
157
158 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
159 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
160 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
161
162 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
163 src/misc/updategtkfe:
164 updated to actually work
165 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
166 src/misc/updateglid:
167 updated to actually work
168 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
169 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
170
171 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
172 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
173 URI browser
174 added mirror selection
175 src/GLIUtility.py:
176 ls via ssh strips off ending *
177
178 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
179 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
180
181 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
182 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
183
184 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
185 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
186 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
187 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
188 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
189 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
190 goes public.
191
192 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
193 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
194 override dict to not be so anal
195 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
196 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
197 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
198 move handlers into subdirectory
199 add Welcome and Clients handlers
200
201 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
202 src/GLIUtility.py:
203 raise exception if password prompt received twice
204
205 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
206 src/GLIUtility.py:
207 removed rot13ify()
208
209 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
210 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
211 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
212 no XMLRPC functions return None
213 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
214 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
215 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
216 various typo and type mismatch fixes
217 exit after exception
218
219 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
220 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
221 initial commit
222 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions
223 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
224 rename GLIClientsProfiles to GLIServerProfile
225
226 29 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
227 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
228 now handles POST requests
229 move majority of request handling code to common_handler() to reduce code
230 duplication
231 profile loading
232 client reg via XMLRPC goes into SharedInfo()
233 /showclients redesign
234 template fixes
235 allow handler functions to add/change headers
236 save profile
237
238 28 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
239 src/net/server/GLIClientsProfiles.py:
240 initial commit
241 src/net/server/template.html:
242 initial commit
243 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
244 add template mojo
245
246 26 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
247 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
248 XMLRPC mojo
249
250 22 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
251 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
252 add code in _edit_config() to comment line where variable is defined
253 previously
254 insert new line under previous definition of variable if it exists
255 small _edit_config() cleanup
256 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
257 add clear_partitions() function
258 new sizes for recommended partition layout
259 automatically calculate swap size for recommended layout
260
261 21 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
262 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
263 fat16 mojo
264
265 20 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
266 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
267 prevent do_recommended() from being run twice
268 rewrite do_recommended() to be more robust
269 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
270 rework _edit_config() to not write duplicate entries
271
272 17 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
273 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
274 added do_recommended() function to automatically created 256M/1G/* layout
275
276 17 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
277 src/gli-dialog.py: added set_distcc to the list
278 GenDialog: added set_distcc. untested.
279 IP: added install_distcc flag.
280 AT: added install_distcc function based on the flag. runs after build_kernel
281 changed AT spawn command for distcc for nodeps.
282
283 16 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
284 src/GLIUtility.py:
285 add rot13ify() function
286
287 16 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
288 src/GenDialog.py
289 added a sentence of text. unchecking support added.
290
291 15 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
292 src/GLIUtility.py
293 added get_grp_pkgs_from_cd() to return a list of packages in GRP for FE menus
294 src/GenDialog.py
295 still working on extra_packages. transformed the list to new format.
296 added GRP indication to list. untested.
297 TODO lists updated.
298 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog.py
299 spelling mistook.
300
301 14 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
302 src/GLIUtility.py:
303 get_snapshot_from_cd() returns '' instead of 'file://' if nothing found
304
305 5 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
306 src/GLIUtility.py:
307 add get_directory_listing_from_uri()
308 add http support to above
309 add ftp support to above
310 add scp support to above
311 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
312 "0" instead of 0 for key of single-element dict passed to _edit_config()
313
314 5 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
315 value_only -> only_value
316
317 3 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
318 gutted out all of etc_portage structure since it is now all handled by
319 etc_files
320
321 3 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
322 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
323 install_packages() sends progress update notifications
324 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
325 increase sleep to 5s between format tries
326 src/GLIClientController.py:
327 pass 'self' to AT instead of 'self._pretend'
328
329 2 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
330 logger -> logger.log in x86AT
331
332 1 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
333 added set_etc_portage to IP. debugging gli-d's support for it.
334
335 1 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
336 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
337 switch to 3 tries for mkfs instead of looping waiting for dev node to exist
338
339 30 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
340 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
341 add _portage_best_version() function and rework install_packages() to allow
342 for future X of Y tracking
343 Use best_visible instead of best_version
344 tracked down and fixed missing = causing empty install extra packages
345 use = when emerging also
346 quickpkg hokey pokey
347 run _get_packages_to_emerge() again with -pk
348
349 22 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
350 src/ArchTemplate: removed install_xorg_x11, and put the xorg.conf copying at
351 the end of install_packages.
352 added updateglid to /src/misc
353 updated all core files with new GPL notice and copyright statement.
354
355 21 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
356 src/GLIUtility.py:
357 fix get_snapshot_from_cd() to look in /mnt/livecd/snapshots/ if it can't find
358 a snapshot in /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/
359 get_snapshot_from_cd() adds file:// at the beginning
360 change calls to extra package special case functions to 'self.blah'
361
362 21 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
363 src/ArchTemplate: changed "voodoo".
364 changed order of portage sync methods. made a fallback to webrsync if
365 normal emerge sync fails.
366 removed get_sources_from_cd because it is obsolete.
367 add special cases to install_packages. remove fatal exception on package
368 install failure b/c the box will still be bootable.
369 add install_xorg_x11. remove adding of xdm to runlevel. this will now be
370 handled in the FEs.
371 src/GenDialog: added a bunch of code for dealing with x11-based packages.
372 awaiting testing.
373
374 20 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
375 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
376 global try/except block around fs resizable detection code
377 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py:
378 install-failed cleanup function
379
380 18 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
381 x86ArchTemplate: updated lilo code. separated out THREE commands. untested.
382
383 16 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
384 GLIGenDialog:
385 add drive choices for loaded configs.
386 force snapshot for dynamic_stage3
387 init the snapshoturi input to the cd snapshot if not already selected.
388 if dynamic_stage3, skip the make.conf step.
389 GLIUtility: add get_cd_snapshot_uri() for local snapshots.
390 this fixes parts 1,2,3,6 of bug 102747 for gli-dialog
391
392 16 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
393 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
394 manually call MAKEDEV in stage3-dynamic code
395 copy /etc/inittab.old to /etc/inittab in chroot
396 src/GLIUtility.py:
397 add beginning of validate_uri() function
398 add file:/// support to validate_uri()
399 single quotes when setting livecd password
400
401 15 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
402 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
403 change getmountpoint() to get_mountpoint()
404 src/misc/updategtkfe:
405 committed script to automatically download latest snapshot and run gtkfe
406 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
407 fix _configure_lilo_add_windows() for IP -> GLISD stuff
408 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
409 give tmp_minor an initial value in mount_local_partitions so that the value
410 remain from the previous drive
411
412 14 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
413 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
414 Fix _configure_lilo() for IP using GLISD stuff
415 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
416 install_cron_daemon() treats "none" specially
417
418 14 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
419 old patch from Steven Mertens to resolve bug #96642
420 numerous asthetic changes to GenDialog, no real functionality changes though.
421 strings renamed for global use if necessary.
422 fix all three parts of bug 102291
423 disable set_etc_portage until fully-written.
424
425 13 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
426 src/GLIClientController.py:
427 lower-case http/ftp proxy envvars
428
429 12 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
430 src/GLIClientController.py:
431 log end of pre_install steps to aid in debugging
432 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
433 change set_flag(flag) to set_flag(flag, True)...*stab* *stab*
434
435 10 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
436 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py
437 check to make sure that the device node we're wait for to exist isn't of
438 type 'free'
439
440 09 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
441 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
442 convert install_packages to list in set_extra_packages()
443 check return code of checklist() call in "Manual" section
444 *actually* fix the first problem
445
446 08 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> src/GLIUtility.py:
447 "source /etc/profile" does not ensure the ENV is correctly set up. Use "bash
448 -l" instead, to ensure a proper environment (important for CONFIG_PROTECT).
449
450 06 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
451 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
452 re-fix net.eth1+ symlink code...wtf is wrong with cvs?
7 453
8 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 454 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it. 455 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it.
10 456
11 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> 457 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
12 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py: 458 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
13 Fix case where vixie-cron is specified as a full package atom, as we still 459 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. 460 don't want to run 'crontab /etc/crontab' for it.
461
462*GLI-0.1 (3 Aug 2005)
15 463
16 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 464 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
17 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain. 465 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain.
18 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code. 466 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code.
19 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless" 467 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless"

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