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1# ChangeLog for Gentoo Linux Installer 1# ChangeLog for Gentoo Linux Installer
2# Copyright 2005-2005 Gentoo Technologies, Inc. 2# Copyright 2005-2005 Gentoo Technologies, Inc.
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4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.332 2005/08/15 12:54:16 agaffney Exp $ 4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.501 2005/11/27 19:07:45 codeman Exp $
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6*GLI-0.2 (4 Aug 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7
8 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
10 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
11 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
12
13 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
14 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
15 fix to stage1() debug code
16 fix to stage2() debug code
17
18 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
19 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
20
21 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
22 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
23 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
24
25 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
26 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
27 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
28
29 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
30 more bugfixes with bootloader code
31 gli-dialog side appears to work
32
33 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
34 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
35 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
36 some fixes of my poor coding
37
38 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
39 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
40 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
41 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
42 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
43
44 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
45 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
46
47 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
48 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
49 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
50
51 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
52 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
53
54 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
55 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
56 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
57 confused
58
59 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
60 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
61 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
62
63 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
64 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
65 add -h option to usage()
66 show time and request URI in debug mode
67 show client IP in debug mode
68 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
69
70 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
71 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
72 'classier' 401 message
73 proper commandline parsing
74 help via -h
75 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
76
77 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
78 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
79 basic HTTP auth
80
81 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
82 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
83 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
84 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
85 respond to HEAD with just headers
86 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
87 icons for drives
88
89 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
90 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
91 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
92 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
93 radio buttons and pretty display work together
94 META redirect instead of javascript
95 pretty display stretches across entire screen
96 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
97 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
98 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
99 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
100 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
101 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
102 more generic of symlink crappiness
103 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
104
105 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
106 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
107 initial generic disk support
108 fixes for add_partition() code
109 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
110 added support for creating generic disks
111 add new partition working
112 save and delete partitions
113
114 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
115 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
116
117 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
118 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
119 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
120 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
121 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
122
123 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
124 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
125
126 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
127 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
128 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
129 make fallback actually work
130 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
131 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
132
133 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
134 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
135 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
136 pretend mode
137 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
138 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
139 pass name of certificate
140
141 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
142 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
143
144 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
145 webgli: networking and users screens
146 added return_redirect to handler.py
147 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
148 Review also done
149
150*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
151
152 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
153 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
154 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
155 log output of grub install command
156 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
157 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
158 src/GLIUtility.py:
159 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
160
161 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
162 src/GLIClientController.py:
163 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
164 src/GLIUtility.py:
165 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
166 bump buffer size up to 16384
167 only report progress in 5% increments
168 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
169 kernelpkgs.txt support code
170 above disabled because it sucks
171 added add_pkg_to_world()
172
173 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
174 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
175 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
176 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
177
178 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
179 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
180
181 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
182 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
183 / maps to index.html
184 look for actual files in html/
185 src/net/html:
186 new template
187 src/GLIUtility.py:
188 added parse_vdb_contents()
189 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
190 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
191 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
192 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
193 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
194
195 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
196 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
197 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
198
199 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
200 src/GLIUtility.py:
201 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
202 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
203 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
204 only update progress bar for whole percents
205
206 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
207 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
208 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
209 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
210 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
211 fix so subshell is called in root shell
212
213 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
214 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
215 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
216
217 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
218 src/misc/updategtkfe:
219 updated to actually work
220 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
221 src/misc/updateglid:
222 updated to actually work
223 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
224 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
225
226 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
227 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
228 URI browser
229 added mirror selection
230 src/GLIUtility.py:
231 ls via ssh strips off ending *
232
233 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
234 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
235
236 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
237 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
238
239 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
240 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
241 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
242 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
243 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
244 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
245 goes public.
246
247 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
248 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
249 override dict to not be so anal
250 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
251 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
252 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
253 move handlers into subdirectory
254 add Welcome and Clients handlers
255
256 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
257 src/GLIUtility.py:
258 raise exception if password prompt received twice
259
260 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
261 src/GLIUtility.py:
262 removed rot13ify()
263
264 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
265 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
266 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
267 no XMLRPC functions return None
268 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
269 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
270 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
271 various typo and type mismatch fixes
272 exit after exception
273
274 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
275 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
276 initial commit
277 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions
278 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
279 rename GLIClientsProfiles to GLIServerProfile
280
281 29 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
282 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
283 now handles POST requests
284 move majority of request handling code to common_handler() to reduce code
285 duplication
286 profile loading
287 client reg via XMLRPC goes into SharedInfo()
288 /showclients redesign
289 template fixes
290 allow handler functions to add/change headers
291 save profile
292
293 28 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
294 src/net/server/GLIClientsProfiles.py:
295 initial commit
296 src/net/server/template.html:
297 initial commit
298 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
299 add template mojo
300
301 26 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
302 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
303 XMLRPC mojo
304
305 22 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
306 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
307 add code in _edit_config() to comment line where variable is defined
308 previously
309 insert new line under previous definition of variable if it exists
310 small _edit_config() cleanup
311 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
312 add clear_partitions() function
313 new sizes for recommended partition layout
314 automatically calculate swap size for recommended layout
315
316 21 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
317 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
318 fat16 mojo
319
320 20 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
321 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
322 prevent do_recommended() from being run twice
323 rewrite do_recommended() to be more robust
324 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
325 rework _edit_config() to not write duplicate entries
326
327 17 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
328 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
329 added do_recommended() function to automatically created 256M/1G/* layout
330
331 17 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
332 src/gli-dialog.py: added set_distcc to the list
333 GenDialog: added set_distcc. untested.
334 IP: added install_distcc flag.
335 AT: added install_distcc function based on the flag. runs after build_kernel
336 changed AT spawn command for distcc for nodeps.
337
338 16 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
339 src/GLIUtility.py:
340 add rot13ify() function
341
342 16 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
343 src/GenDialog.py
344 added a sentence of text. unchecking support added.
345
346 15 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
347 src/GLIUtility.py
348 added get_grp_pkgs_from_cd() to return a list of packages in GRP for FE menus
349 src/GenDialog.py
350 still working on extra_packages. transformed the list to new format.
351 added GRP indication to list. untested.
352 TODO lists updated.
353 src/fe/dialog/gli-dialog.py
354 spelling mistook.
355
356 14 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
357 src/GLIUtility.py:
358 get_snapshot_from_cd() returns '' instead of 'file://' if nothing found
359
360 5 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
361 src/GLIUtility.py:
362 add get_directory_listing_from_uri()
363 add http support to above
364 add ftp support to above
365 add scp support to above
366 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
367 "0" instead of 0 for key of single-element dict passed to _edit_config()
368
369 5 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
370 value_only -> only_value
371
372 3 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
373 gutted out all of etc_portage structure since it is now all handled by
374 etc_files
375
376 3 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
377 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
378 install_packages() sends progress update notifications
379 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
380 increase sleep to 5s between format tries
381 src/GLIClientController.py:
382 pass 'self' to AT instead of 'self._pretend'
383
384 2 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
385 logger -> logger.log in x86AT
386
387 1 Sep 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
388 added set_etc_portage to IP. debugging gli-d's support for it.
389
390 1 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
391 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
392 switch to 3 tries for mkfs instead of looping waiting for dev node to exist
393
394 30 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
395 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
396 add _portage_best_version() function and rework install_packages() to allow
397 for future X of Y tracking
398 Use best_visible instead of best_version
399 tracked down and fixed missing = causing empty install extra packages
400 use = when emerging also
401 quickpkg hokey pokey
402 run _get_packages_to_emerge() again with -pk
403
404 22 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
405 src/ArchTemplate: removed install_xorg_x11, and put the xorg.conf copying at
406 the end of install_packages.
407 added updateglid to /src/misc
408 updated all core files with new GPL notice and copyright statement.
409
410 21 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
411 src/GLIUtility.py:
412 fix get_snapshot_from_cd() to look in /mnt/livecd/snapshots/ if it can't find
413 a snapshot in /mnt/cdrom/snapshots/
414 get_snapshot_from_cd() adds file:// at the beginning
415 change calls to extra package special case functions to 'self.blah'
416
417 21 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
418 src/ArchTemplate: changed "voodoo".
419 changed order of portage sync methods. made a fallback to webrsync if
420 normal emerge sync fails.
421 removed get_sources_from_cd because it is obsolete.
422 add special cases to install_packages. remove fatal exception on package
423 install failure b/c the box will still be bootable.
424 add install_xorg_x11. remove adding of xdm to runlevel. this will now be
425 handled in the FEs.
426 src/GenDialog: added a bunch of code for dealing with x11-based packages.
427 awaiting testing.
428
429 20 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
430 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
431 global try/except block around fs resizable detection code
432 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py:
433 install-failed cleanup function
434
435 18 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
436 x86ArchTemplate: updated lilo code. separated out THREE commands. untested.
437
438 16 Aug 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
439 GLIGenDialog:
440 add drive choices for loaded configs.
441 force snapshot for dynamic_stage3
442 init the snapshoturi input to the cd snapshot if not already selected.
443 if dynamic_stage3, skip the make.conf step.
444 GLIUtility: add get_cd_snapshot_uri() for local snapshots.
445 this fixes parts 1,2,3,6 of bug 102747 for gli-dialog
446
447 16 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
448 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
449 manually call MAKEDEV in stage3-dynamic code
450 copy /etc/inittab.old to /etc/inittab in chroot
451 src/GLIUtility.py:
452 add beginning of validate_uri() function
453 add file:/// support to validate_uri()
454 single quotes when setting livecd password
7 455
8 15 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 456 15 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/GLIGenDialog.py: 457 src/GLIGenDialog.py:
10 change getmountpoint() to get_mountpoint() 458 change getmountpoint() to get_mountpoint()
459 src/misc/updategtkfe:
460 committed script to automatically download latest snapshot and run gtkfe
461 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
462 fix _configure_lilo_add_windows() for IP -> GLISD stuff
463 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
464 give tmp_minor an initial value in mount_local_partitions so that the value
465 remain from the previous drive
11 466
12 14 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 467 14 Aug 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
13 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py: 468 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
14 Fix _configure_lilo() for IP using GLISD stuff 469 Fix _configure_lilo() for IP using GLISD stuff
15 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py: 470 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:

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