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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 1.533 2005/12/18 19:29:53 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 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
11 added the glossary in RTF format.
12
13 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
14 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
15 added MBR drive support to lilo.
16 these changes will likely not work.
17 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
18
19 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
20 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
21 call generated code in a function
22 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
23 include top/bottom
24 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
25 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
26 install mode magic
27
28 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
29 src/GLIClientController.py:
30 use GLIException when there's an import problem
31 added debug code to show install_steps
32 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
33 add . to import path
34 proper path this time: ../../templates
35 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
36 add _portage_best_version() function
37
38 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
39 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
40 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
41
42 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
43 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
44 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
45 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
46 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
47 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
48 converted bootloader and kernel
49 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
50 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
51 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
52 HTML escape <% %> stuff
53 work around python's sucky regexes
54 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
55 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
56
57 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
58 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
59 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
60 302 redirects
61 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
62 minor changes for new code
63 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
64 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
65 one file per path Legolas goodness
66 partitioning[2-4] done
67
68 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
69 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
70 updated comparison chart.
71 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
72
73 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
74 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
75 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
76 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
77
78 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
79 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
80 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
81
82 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
83 webgli: added graphic bar on top
84 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
85 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
86
87 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
88 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
89 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
90 all changes tested.
91 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
92
93 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
94 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
95 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
96 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
97 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
98 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
99 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
100 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
101
102 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
103 src/GLIUtility.py:
104 change ping count to 2
105 docs/comparison.html
106 initial commit
107
108 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
109 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
110 fix map() issue with grub code
111 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
112
113 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
114 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
115 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
116 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
117 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
118 added comparison list and updated TODO!
119
120 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
121 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
122 fix to stage1() debug code
123 fix to stage2() debug code
124
125 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
126 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
127
128 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
129 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
130 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
131
132 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
133 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
134 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
135
136 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
137 more bugfixes with bootloader code
138 gli-dialog side appears to work
139
140 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
141 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
142 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
143 some fixes of my poor coding
144
145 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
146 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
147 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
148 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
149 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
150
151 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
152 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
153
154 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
155 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
156 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
157
158 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
159 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
160
161 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
162 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
163 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
164 confused
165
166 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
167 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
168 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
169
170 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
171 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
172 add -h option to usage()
173 show time and request URI in debug mode
174 show client IP in debug mode
175 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
176
177 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
178 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
179 'classier' 401 message
180 proper commandline parsing
181 help via -h
182 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
183
184 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
185 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
186 basic HTTP auth
187
188 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
189 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
190 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
191 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
192 respond to HEAD with just headers
193 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
194 icons for drives
195
196 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
197 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
198 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
199 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
200 radio buttons and pretty display work together
201 META redirect instead of javascript
202 pretty display stretches across entire screen
203 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
204 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
205 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
206 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
207 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
208 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
209 more generic of symlink crappiness
210 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
211
212 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
213 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
214 initial generic disk support
215 fixes for add_partition() code
216 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
217 added support for creating generic disks
218 add new partition working
219 save and delete partitions
220
221 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
222 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
223
224 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
225 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
226 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
227 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
228 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
229
230 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
231 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
232
233 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
234 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
235 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
236 make fallback actually work
237 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
238 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
239
240 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
241 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
242 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
243 pretend mode
244 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
245 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
246 pass name of certificate
247
248 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
249 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
250
251 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
252 webgli: networking and users screens
253 added return_redirect to handler.py
254 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
255 Review also done
256
257*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
258
259 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
260 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
261 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
262 log output of grub install command
263 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
264 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
265 src/GLIUtility.py:
266 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
267
268 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
269 src/GLIClientController.py:
270 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
271 src/GLIUtility.py:
272 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
273 bump buffer size up to 16384
274 only report progress in 5% increments
275 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
276 kernelpkgs.txt support code
277 above disabled because it sucks
278 added add_pkg_to_world()
279
280 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
281 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
282 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
283 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
284
285 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
286 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
287
288 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
289 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
290 / maps to index.html
291 look for actual files in html/
292 src/net/html:
293 new template
294 src/GLIUtility.py:
295 added parse_vdb_contents()
296 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
297 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
298 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
299 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
300 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
301
302 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
303 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
304 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
305
306 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
307 src/GLIUtility.py:
308 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
309 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
310 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
311 only update progress bar for whole percents
312
313 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
314 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
315 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
316 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
317 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
318 fix so subshell is called in root shell
319
320 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
321 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
322 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
323
324 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
325 src/misc/updategtkfe:
326 updated to actually work
327 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
328 src/misc/updateglid:
329 updated to actually work
330 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
331 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
332
333 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
334 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
335 URI browser
336 added mirror selection
337 src/GLIUtility.py:
338 ls via ssh strips off ending *
339
340 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
341 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
342
343 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
344 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
345
346 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
347 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
348 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
349 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
350 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
351 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
352 goes public.
353
354 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
355 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
356 override dict to not be so anal
357 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
358 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
359 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
360 move handlers into subdirectory
361 add Welcome and Clients handlers
362
363 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
364 src/GLIUtility.py:
365 raise exception if password prompt received twice
366
367 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
368 src/GLIUtility.py:
369 removed rot13ify()
370
371 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
372 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
373 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
374 no XMLRPC functions return None
375 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
376 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
377 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
378 various typo and type mismatch fixes
379 exit after exception
7 380
8 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 381 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/client/gliclient.py: 382 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
10 initial commit 383 initial commit
11 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions 384 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions

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