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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 1.400 2005/09/30 20:33:29 agaffney Exp $ 4# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/src/installer/ChangeLog,v 1.532 2005/12/18 17:50:54 codeman Exp $
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6*GLI-0.2 (4 Aug 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7
8 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
10
11 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
12 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
13 added MBR drive support to lilo.
14 these changes will likely not work.
15 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
16
17 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
18 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
19 call generated code in a function
20 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
21 include top/bottom
22 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
23 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
24 install mode magic
25
26 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
27 src/GLIClientController.py:
28 use GLIException when there's an import problem
29 added debug code to show install_steps
30 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
31 add . to import path
32 proper path this time: ../../templates
33 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
34 add _portage_best_version() function
35
36 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
37 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
38 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
39
40 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
41 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
42 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
43 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
44 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
45 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
46 converted bootloader and kernel
47 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
48 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
49 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
50 HTML escape <% %> stuff
51 work around python's sucky regexes
52 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
53 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
54
55 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
56 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
57 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
58 302 redirects
59 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
60 minor changes for new code
61 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
62 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
63 one file per path Legolas goodness
64 partitioning[2-4] done
65
66 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
67 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
68 updated comparison chart.
69 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
70
71 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
72 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
73 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
74 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
75
76 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
77 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
78 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
79
80 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
81 webgli: added graphic bar on top
82 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
83 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
84
85 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
86 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
87 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
88 all changes tested.
89 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
90
91 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
92 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
93 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
94 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
95 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
96 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
97 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
98 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
99
100 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
101 src/GLIUtility.py:
102 change ping count to 2
103 docs/comparison.html
104 initial commit
105
106 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
107 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
108 fix map() issue with grub code
109 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
110
111 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
112 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
113 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
114 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
115 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
116 added comparison list and updated TODO!
117
118 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
119 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
120 fix to stage1() debug code
121 fix to stage2() debug code
122
123 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
124 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
125
126 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
127 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
128 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
129
130 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
131 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
132 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
133
134 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
135 more bugfixes with bootloader code
136 gli-dialog side appears to work
137
138 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
139 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
140 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
141 some fixes of my poor coding
142
143 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
144 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
145 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
146 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
147 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
148
149 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
150 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
151
152 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
153 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
154 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
155
156 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
157 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
158
159 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
160 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
161 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
162 confused
163
164 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
165 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
166 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
167
168 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
169 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
170 add -h option to usage()
171 show time and request URI in debug mode
172 show client IP in debug mode
173 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
174
175 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
176 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
177 'classier' 401 message
178 proper commandline parsing
179 help via -h
180 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
181
182 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
183 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
184 basic HTTP auth
185
186 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
187 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
188 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
189 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
190 respond to HEAD with just headers
191 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
192 icons for drives
193
194 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
195 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
196 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
197 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
198 radio buttons and pretty display work together
199 META redirect instead of javascript
200 pretty display stretches across entire screen
201 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
202 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
203 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
204 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
205 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
206 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
207 more generic of symlink crappiness
208 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
209
210 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
211 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
212 initial generic disk support
213 fixes for add_partition() code
214 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
215 added support for creating generic disks
216 add new partition working
217 save and delete partitions
218
219 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
220 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
221
222 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
223 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
224 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
225 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
226 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
227
228 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
229 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
230
231 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
232 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
233 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
234 make fallback actually work
235 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
236 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
237
238 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
239 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
240 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
241 pretend mode
242 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
243 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
244 pass name of certificate
245
246 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
247 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
248
249 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
250 webgli: networking and users screens
251 added return_redirect to handler.py
252 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
253 Review also done
254
255*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
256
257 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
258 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
259 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
260 log output of grub install command
261 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
262 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
263 src/GLIUtility.py:
264 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
265
266 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
267 src/GLIClientController.py:
268 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
269 src/GLIUtility.py:
270 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
271 bump buffer size up to 16384
272 only report progress in 5% increments
273 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
274 kernelpkgs.txt support code
275 above disabled because it sucks
276 added add_pkg_to_world()
277
278 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
279 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
280 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
281 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
282
283 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
284 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
285
286 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
287 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
288 / maps to index.html
289 look for actual files in html/
290 src/net/html:
291 new template
292 src/GLIUtility.py:
293 added parse_vdb_contents()
294 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
295 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
296 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
297 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
298 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
299
300 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
301 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
302 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
303
304 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
305 src/GLIUtility.py:
306 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
307 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
308 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
309 only update progress bar for whole percents
310
311 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
312 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
313 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
314 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
315 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
316 fix so subshell is called in root shell
317
318 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
319 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
320 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
321
322 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
323 src/misc/updategtkfe:
324 updated to actually work
325 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
326 src/misc/updateglid:
327 updated to actually work
328 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
329 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
330
331 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
332 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
333 URI browser
334 added mirror selection
335 src/GLIUtility.py:
336 ls via ssh strips off ending *
337
338 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
339 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
340
341 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
342 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
343
344 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
345 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
346 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
347 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
348 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
349 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
350 goes public.
351
352 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
353 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
354 override dict to not be so anal
355 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
356 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
357 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
358 move handlers into subdirectory
359 add Welcome and Clients handlers
360
361 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
362 src/GLIUtility.py:
363 raise exception if password prompt received twice
364
365 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
366 src/GLIUtility.py:
367 removed rot13ify()
368
369 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
370 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
371 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
372 no XMLRPC functions return None
373 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
374 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
375 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
376 various typo and type mismatch fixes
377 exit after exception
7 378
8 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 379 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/client/gliclient.py: 380 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
10 initial commit 381 initial commit
11 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions 382 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions

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