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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 1.556 2006/01/01 03:46:04 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.2 (4 Aug 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7
8 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
10 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
11 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
12 src/GLIUtility.py:
13 added get_keymaps()
14 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
15 src/GLIPortage.py:
16 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
17 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
18 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
19
20 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
21 src/net/server/html/*:
22 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
23
24 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
25 src/GLIPortage.py:
26 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
27 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
28 src/runtimedeps.py:
29 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
30
31 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
32 src/runtimedeps.py:
33 remove passing of ROOT
34 src/GLIPortage.py:
35 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
36 remove depgraph class
37 add debugging code to get_deps()
38 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
39 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
40 debugging code in install_packages()
41
42 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
43 src/runtimedeps.py:
44 initial commit
45 src/GLIPortage.py:
46 use separate script for GRP deps
47 remove calls to portage module
48
49 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
50 src/GLIPortage.py:
51 initial commit
52 move some of portage function from GLIAT
53 flipped around a few function args
54 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
55 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
56
57 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
58 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
59 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
60
61 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
62 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
63 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
64 302 redirects work
65 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
66 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
67 load/save profile
68 src/GLIUtility.py:
69 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
70
71 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
72 src/GLIClientController.py:
73 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
74 of the array
75 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
76 removed redundant bind mounts
77
78 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
79 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
80 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
81 added the glossary in RTF format.
82
83 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
84 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
85 added MBR drive support to lilo.
86 these changes will likely not work.
87 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
88
89 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
90 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
91 call generated code in a function
92 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
93 include top/bottom
94 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
95 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
96 install mode magic
97
98 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
99 src/GLIClientController.py:
100 use GLIException when there's an import problem
101 added debug code to show install_steps
102 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
103 add . to import path
104 proper path this time: ../../templates
105 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
106 add _portage_best_version() function
107
108 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
109 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
110 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
111
112 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
113 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
114 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
115 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
116 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
117 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
118 converted bootloader and kernel
119 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
120 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
121 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
122 HTML escape <% %> stuff
123 work around python's sucky regexes
124 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
125 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
126
127 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
128 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
129 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
130 302 redirects
131 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
132 minor changes for new code
133 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
134 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
135 one file per path Legolas goodness
136 partitioning[2-4] done
137
138 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
139 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
140 updated comparison chart.
141 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
142
143 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
144 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
145 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
146 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
147
148 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
149 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
150 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
151
152 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
153 webgli: added graphic bar on top
154 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
155 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
156
157 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
158 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
159 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
160 all changes tested.
161 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
162
163 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
164 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
165 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
166 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
167 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
168 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
169 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
170 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
171
172 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
173 src/GLIUtility.py:
174 change ping count to 2
175 docs/comparison.html
176 initial commit
177
178 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
179 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
180 fix map() issue with grub code
181 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
182
183 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
184 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
185 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
186 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
187 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
188 added comparison list and updated TODO!
189
190 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
191 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
192 fix to stage1() debug code
193 fix to stage2() debug code
194
195 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
196 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
197
198 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
199 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
200 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
201
202 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
203 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
204 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
205
206 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
207 more bugfixes with bootloader code
208 gli-dialog side appears to work
209
210 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
211 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
212 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
213 some fixes of my poor coding
214
215 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
216 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
217 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
218 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
219 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
220
221 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
222 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
223
224 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
225 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
226 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
227
228 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
229 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
230
231 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
232 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
233 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
234 confused
235
236 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
237 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
238 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
239
240 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
241 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
242 add -h option to usage()
243 show time and request URI in debug mode
244 show client IP in debug mode
245 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
246
247 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
248 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
249 'classier' 401 message
250 proper commandline parsing
251 help via -h
252 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
253
254 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
255 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
256 basic HTTP auth
257
258 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
259 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
260 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
261 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
262 respond to HEAD with just headers
263 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
264 icons for drives
265
266 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
267 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
268 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
269 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
270 radio buttons and pretty display work together
271 META redirect instead of javascript
272 pretty display stretches across entire screen
273 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
274 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
275 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
276 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
277 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
278 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
279 more generic of symlink crappiness
280 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
281
282 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
283 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
284 initial generic disk support
285 fixes for add_partition() code
286 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
287 added support for creating generic disks
288 add new partition working
289 save and delete partitions
290
291 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
292 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
293
294 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
295 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
296 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
297 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
298 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
299
300 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
301 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
302
303 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
304 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
305 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
306 make fallback actually work
307 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
308 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
309
310 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
311 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
312 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
313 pretend mode
314 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
315 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
316 pass name of certificate
317
318 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
319 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
320
321 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
322 webgli: networking and users screens
323 added return_redirect to handler.py
324 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
325 Review also done
326
327*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
328
329 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
330 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
331 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
332 log output of grub install command
333 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
334 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
335 src/GLIUtility.py:
336 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
337
338 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
339 src/GLIClientController.py:
340 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
341 src/GLIUtility.py:
342 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
343 bump buffer size up to 16384
344 only report progress in 5% increments
345 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
346 kernelpkgs.txt support code
347 above disabled because it sucks
348 added add_pkg_to_world()
349
350 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
351 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
352 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
353 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
354
355 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
356 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
357
358 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
359 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
360 / maps to index.html
361 look for actual files in html/
362 src/net/html:
363 new template
364 src/GLIUtility.py:
365 added parse_vdb_contents()
366 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
367 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
368 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
369 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
370 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
371
372 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
373 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
374 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
375
376 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
377 src/GLIUtility.py:
378 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
379 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
380 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
381 only update progress bar for whole percents
382
383 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
384 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
385 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
386 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
387 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
388 fix so subshell is called in root shell
389
390 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
391 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
392 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
393
394 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
395 src/misc/updategtkfe:
396 updated to actually work
397 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
398 src/misc/updateglid:
399 updated to actually work
400 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
401 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
402
403 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
404 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
405 URI browser
406 added mirror selection
407 src/GLIUtility.py:
408 ls via ssh strips off ending *
409
410 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
411 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
412
413 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
414 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
415
416 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
417 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
418 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
419 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
420 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
421 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
422 goes public.
423
424 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
425 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
426 override dict to not be so anal
427 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
428 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
429 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
430 move handlers into subdirectory
431 add Welcome and Clients handlers
432
433 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
434 src/GLIUtility.py:
435 raise exception if password prompt received twice
436
437 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
438 src/GLIUtility.py:
439 removed rot13ify()
440
441 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
442 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
443 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
444 no XMLRPC functions return None
445 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
446 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
447 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
448 various typo and type mismatch fixes
449 exit after exception
7 450
8 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 451 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/client/gliclient.py: 452 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
10 initial commit 453 initial commit
11 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions 454 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions

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