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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 1.494 2005/11/24 18:48:19 agaffney Exp $
5 5
6*GLI-0.1_alpha (4 Apr 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7
8 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
10 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
11
12 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
13 more bugfixes with bootloader code
14 gli-dialog side appears to work
15
16 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
17 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
18 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
19 some fixes of my poor coding
20
21 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
22 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
23 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
24 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
25 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
26
27
28 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
29 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
30
31 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
32 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
33 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
34
35 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
36 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
37
38 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
39 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
40 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
41 confused
42
43 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
44 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
45 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
46
47 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
48 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
49 add -h option to usage()
50 show time and request URI in debug mode
51 show client IP in debug mode
52 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
53
54 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
55 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
56 'classier' 401 message
57 proper commandline parsing
58 help via -h
59 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
60
61 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
62 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
63 basic HTTP auth
64
65 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
66 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
67 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
68 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
69 respond to HEAD with just headers
70 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
71 icons for drives
72
73 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
74 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
75 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
76 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
77 radio buttons and pretty display work together
78 META redirect instead of javascript
79 pretty display stretches across entire screen
80 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
81 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
82 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
83 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
84 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
85 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
86 more generic of symlink crappiness
87 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
88
89 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
90 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
91 initial generic disk support
92 fixes for add_partition() code
93 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
94 added support for creating generic disks
95 add new partition working
96 save and delete partitions
97
98 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
99 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
100
101 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
102 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
103 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
104 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
105 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
106
107 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
108 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
109
110 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
111 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
112 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
113 make fallback actually work
114 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
115 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
116
117 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
118 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
119 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
120 pretend mode
121 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
122 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
123 pass name of certificate
124
125 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
126 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
127
128 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
129 webgli: networking and users screens
130 added return_redirect to handler.py
131 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
132 Review also done
133
134*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
135
136 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
137 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
138 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
139 log output of grub install command
140 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
141 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
142 src/GLIUtility.py:
143 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
144
145 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
146 src/GLIClientController.py:
147 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
148 src/GLIUtility.py:
149 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
150 bump buffer size up to 16384
151 only report progress in 5% increments
152 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
153 kernelpkgs.txt support code
154 above disabled because it sucks
155 added add_pkg_to_world()
156
157 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
158 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
159 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
160 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
161
162 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
163 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
164
165 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
166 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
167 / maps to index.html
168 look for actual files in html/
169 src/net/html:
170 new template
171 src/GLIUtility.py:
172 added parse_vdb_contents()
173 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
174 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
175 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
176 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
177 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
178
179 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
180 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
181 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
182
183 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
184 src/GLIUtility.py:
185 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
186 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
187 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
188 only update progress bar for whole percents
189
190 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
191 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
192 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
193 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
194 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
195 fix so subshell is called in root shell
196
197 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
198 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
199 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
200
201 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
202 src/misc/updategtkfe:
203 updated to actually work
204 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
205 src/misc/updateglid:
206 updated to actually work
207 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
208 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
209
210 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
211 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
212 URI browser
213 added mirror selection
214 src/GLIUtility.py:
215 ls via ssh strips off ending *
216
217 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
218 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
219
220 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
221 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
222
223 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
224 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
225 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
226 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
227 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
228 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
229 goes public.
230
231 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
232 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
233 override dict to not be so anal
234 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
235 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
236 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
237 move handlers into subdirectory
238 add Welcome and Clients handlers
239
240 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
241 src/GLIUtility.py:
242 raise exception if password prompt received twice
243
244 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
245 src/GLIUtility.py:
246 removed rot13ify()
247
248 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
249 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
250 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
251 no XMLRPC functions return None
252 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
253 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
254 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
255 various typo and type mismatch fixes
256 exit after exception
257
258 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
259 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
260 initial commit
261 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions
262 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
263 rename GLIClientsProfiles to GLIServerProfile
264
265 29 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
266 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
267 now handles POST requests
268 move majority of request handling code to common_handler() to reduce code
269 duplication
270 profile loading
271 client reg via XMLRPC goes into SharedInfo()
272 /showclients redesign
273 template fixes
274 allow handler functions to add/change headers
275 save profile
276
277 28 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
278 src/net/server/GLIClientsProfiles.py:
279 initial commit
280 src/net/server/template.html:
281 initial commit
282 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
283 add template mojo
284
285 26 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
286 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
287 XMLRPC mojo
288
289 22 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
290 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
291 add code in _edit_config() to comment line where variable is defined
292 previously
293 insert new line under previous definition of variable if it exists
294 small _edit_config() cleanup
295 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
296 add clear_partitions() function
297 new sizes for recommended partition layout
298 automatically calculate swap size for recommended layout
299
300 21 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
301 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
302 fat16 mojo
303
304 20 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
305 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
306 prevent do_recommended() from being run twice
307 rewrite do_recommended() to be more robust
308 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
309 rework _edit_config() to not write duplicate entries
310
311 17 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
312 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
313 added do_recommended() function to automatically created 256M/1G/* layout
314
315 17 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
316 src/gli-dialog.py: added set_distcc to the list
317 GenDialog: added set_distcc. untested.
318 IP: added install_distcc flag.
319 AT: added install_distcc function based on the flag. runs after build_kernel
320 changed AT spawn command for distcc for nodeps.
321
322 16 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
323 src/GLIUtility.py:
324 add rot13ify() function
325
326 16 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
327 src/GenDialog.py
328 added a sentence of text. unchecking support added.
329
330 15 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
331 src/GLIUtility.py
332 added get_grp_pkgs_from_cd() to return a list of packages in GRP for FE menus
333 src/GenDialog.py
334 still working on extra_packages. transformed the list to new format.
335 added GRP indication to list. untested.
336 TODO lists updated.
337 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog.py
338 spelling mistook.
339
340 14 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
341 src/GLIUtility.py:
342 get_snapshot_from_cd() returns '' instead of 'file://' if nothing found
343
344 5 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
345 src/GLIUtility.py:
346 add get_directory_listing_from_uri()
347 add http support to above
348 add ftp support to above
349 add scp support to above
350 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
351 "0" instead of 0 for key of single-element dict passed to _edit_config()
352
353 5 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
354 value_only -> only_value
355
356 3 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
357 gutted out all of etc_portage structure since it is now all handled by
358 etc_files
359
360 3 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
361 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
362 install_packages() sends progress update notifications
363 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
364 increase sleep to 5s between format tries
365 src/GLIClientController.py:
366 pass 'self' to AT instead of 'self._pretend'
367
368 2 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
369 logger -> logger.log in x86AT
370
371 1 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
372 added set_etc_portage to IP. debugging gli-d's support for it.
373
374 1 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
375 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
376 switch to 3 tries for mkfs instead of looping waiting for dev node to exist
377
378 30 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
379 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
380 add _portage_best_version() function and rework install_packages() to allow
381 for future X of Y tracking
382 Use best_visible instead of best_version
383 tracked down and fixed missing = causing empty install extra packages
384 use = when emerging also
385 quickpkg hokey pokey
386 run _get_packages_to_emerge() again with -pk
387
388 22 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
389 src/ArchTemplate: removed install_xorg_x11, and put the xorg.conf copying at
390 the end of install_packages.
391 added updateglid to /src/misc
392 updated all core files with new GPL notice and copyright statement.
393
394 21 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
395 src/GLIUtility.py:
396 fix get_snapshot_from_cd() to look in /mnt/livecd/snapshots/ if it can't find
397 a snapshot in /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/
398 get_snapshot_from_cd() adds file:// at the beginning
399 change calls to extra package special case functions to 'self.blah'
400
401 21 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
402 src/ArchTemplate: changed "voodoo".
403 changed order of portage sync methods. made a fallback to webrsync if
404 normal emerge sync fails.
405 removed get_sources_from_cd because it is obsolete.
406 add special cases to install_packages. remove fatal exception on package
407 install failure b/c the box will still be bootable.
408 add install_xorg_x11. remove adding of xdm to runlevel. this will now be
409 handled in the FEs.
410 src/GenDialog: added a bunch of code for dealing with x11-based packages.
411 awaiting testing.
412
413 20 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
414 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
415 global try/except block around fs resizable detection code
416 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py:
417 install-failed cleanup function
418
419 18 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
420 x86ArchTemplate: updated lilo code. separated out THREE commands. untested.
421
422 16 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
423 GLIGenDialog:
424 add drive choices for loaded configs.
425 force snapshot for dynamic_stage3
426 init the snapshoturi input to the cd snapshot if not already selected.
427 if dynamic_stage3, skip the make.conf step.
428 GLIUtility: add get_cd_snapshot_uri() for local snapshots.
429 this fixes parts 1,2,3,6 of bug 102747 for gli-dialog
430
431 16 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
432 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
433 manually call MAKEDEV in stage3-dynamic code
434 copy /etc/inittab.old to /etc/inittab in chroot
435 src/GLIUtility.py:
436 add beginning of validate_uri() function
437 add file:/// support to validate_uri()
438 single quotes when setting livecd password
439
440 15 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
441 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
442 change getmountpoint() to get_mountpoint()
443 src/misc/updategtkfe:
444 committed script to automatically download latest snapshot and run gtkfe
445 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
446 fix _configure_lilo_add_windows() for IP -> GLISD stuff
447 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
448 give tmp_minor an initial value in mount_local_partitions so that the value
449 remain from the previous drive
450
451 14 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
452 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
453 Fix _configure_lilo() for IP using GLISD stuff
454 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
455 install_cron_daemon() treats "none" specially
456
457 14 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
458 old patch from Steven Mertens to resolve bug #96642
459 numerous asthetic changes to GenDialog, no real functionality changes though.
460 strings renamed for global use if necessary.
461 fix all three parts of bug 102291
462 disable set_etc_portage until fully-written.
463
464 13 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
465 src/GLIClientController.py:
466 lower-case http/ftp proxy envvars
467
468 12 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
469 src/GLIClientController.py:
470 log end of pre_install steps to aid in debugging
471 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
472 change set_flag(flag) to set_flag(flag, True)...*stab* *stab*
473
474 10 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
475 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py
476 check to make sure that the device node we're wait for to exist isn't of
477 type 'free'
478
479 09 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
480 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
481 convert install_packages to list in set_extra_packages()
482 check return code of checklist() call in "Manual" section
483 *actually* fix the first problem
484
485 08 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> src/GLIUtility.py:
486 "source /etc/profile" does not ensure the ENV is correctly set up. Use "bash
487 -l" instead, to ensure a proper environment (important for CONFIG_PROTECT).
488
489 06 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
490 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
491 re-fix net.eth1+ symlink code...wtf is wrong with cvs?
7 492
8 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 493 04 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it. 494 Add CDATA support to SimpleXMLParser and add utility functions for it.
10 495
11 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org> 496 04 Aug 2005; Robin H. Johnson <robbat2@gentoo.org>
12 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py: 497 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
13 Fix case where vixie-cron is specified as a full package atom, as we still 498 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. 499 don't want to run 'crontab /etc/crontab' for it.
500
501*GLI-0.1 (3 Aug 2005)
15 502
16 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org> 503 30 Jul 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
17 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain. 504 add scp to list of is_uri() so GenDialog doesn't complain.
18 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code. 505 fixed livecd-kernel bug in bootloader code.
19 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless" 506 fixed gendialog for dynamic_stage3 instead of "networkless"

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