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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 1.558 2006/01/02 22:56:24 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.2 (4 Aug 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7
8 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/GLIPortage.py:
10 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
11 added emerge()
12 switch back to runtimedeps.py
13 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
14 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
15 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
16 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
17 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
18 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
19
20 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
21 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
22 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
23 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
24 src/GLIUtility.py:
25 added get_keymaps()
26 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
27 src/GLIPortage.py:
28 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
29 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
30 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
31
32 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
33 src/net/server/html/*:
34 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
35
36 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
37 src/GLIPortage.py:
38 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
39 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
40 src/runtimedeps.py:
41 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
42
43 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
44 src/runtimedeps.py:
45 remove passing of ROOT
46 src/GLIPortage.py:
47 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
48 remove depgraph class
49 add debugging code to get_deps()
50 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
51 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
52 debugging code in install_packages()
53
54 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
55 src/runtimedeps.py:
56 initial commit
57 src/GLIPortage.py:
58 use separate script for GRP deps
59 remove calls to portage module
60
61 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
62 src/GLIPortage.py:
63 initial commit
64 move some of portage function from GLIAT
65 flipped around a few function args
66 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
67 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
68
69 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
70 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
71 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
72
73 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
74 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
75 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
76 302 redirects work
77 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
78 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
79 load/save profile
80 src/GLIUtility.py:
81 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
82
83 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
84 src/GLIClientController.py:
85 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
86 of the array
87 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
88 removed redundant bind mounts
89
90 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
91 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
92 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
93 added the glossary in RTF format.
94
95 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
96 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
97 added MBR drive support to lilo.
98 these changes will likely not work.
99 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
100
101 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
102 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
103 call generated code in a function
104 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
105 include top/bottom
106 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
107 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
108 install mode magic
109
110 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
111 src/GLIClientController.py:
112 use GLIException when there's an import problem
113 added debug code to show install_steps
114 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
115 add . to import path
116 proper path this time: ../../templates
117 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
118 add _portage_best_version() function
119
120 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
121 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
122 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
123
124 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
125 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
126 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
127 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
128 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
129 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
130 converted bootloader and kernel
131 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
132 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
133 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
134 HTML escape <% %> stuff
135 work around python's sucky regexes
136 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
137 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
138
139 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
140 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
141 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
142 302 redirects
143 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
144 minor changes for new code
145 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
146 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
147 one file per path Legolas goodness
148 partitioning[2-4] done
149
150 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
151 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
152 updated comparison chart.
153 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
154
155 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
156 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
157 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
158 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
159
160 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
161 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
162 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
163
164 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
165 webgli: added graphic bar on top
166 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
167 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
168
169 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
170 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
171 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
172 all changes tested.
173 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
174
175 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
176 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
177 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
178 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
179 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
180 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
181 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
182 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
183
184 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
185 src/GLIUtility.py:
186 change ping count to 2
187 docs/comparison.html
188 initial commit
189
190 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
191 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
192 fix map() issue with grub code
193 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
194
195 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
196 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
197 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
198 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
199 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
200 added comparison list and updated TODO!
201
202 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
203 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
204 fix to stage1() debug code
205 fix to stage2() debug code
206
207 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
208 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
209
210 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
211 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
212 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
213
214 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
215 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
216 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
217
218 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
219 more bugfixes with bootloader code
220 gli-dialog side appears to work
221
222 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
223 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
224 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
225 some fixes of my poor coding
226
227 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
228 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
229 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
230 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
231 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
232
233 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
234 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
235
236 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
237 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
238 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
239
240 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
241 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
242
243 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
244 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
245 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
246 confused
247
248 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
249 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
250 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
251
252 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
253 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
254 add -h option to usage()
255 show time and request URI in debug mode
256 show client IP in debug mode
257 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
258
259 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
260 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
261 'classier' 401 message
262 proper commandline parsing
263 help via -h
264 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
265
266 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
267 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
268 basic HTTP auth
269
270 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
271 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
272 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
273 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
274 respond to HEAD with just headers
275 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
276 icons for drives
277
278 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
279 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
280 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
281 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
282 radio buttons and pretty display work together
283 META redirect instead of javascript
284 pretty display stretches across entire screen
285 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
286 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
287 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
288 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
289 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
290 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
291 more generic of symlink crappiness
292 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
293
294 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
295 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
296 initial generic disk support
297 fixes for add_partition() code
298 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
299 added support for creating generic disks
300 add new partition working
301 save and delete partitions
302
303 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
304 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
305
306 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
307 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
308 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
309 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
310 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
311
312 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
313 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
314
315 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
316 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
317 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
318 make fallback actually work
319 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
320 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
321
322 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
323 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
324 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
325 pretend mode
326 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
327 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
328 pass name of certificate
329
330 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
331 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
332
333 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
334 webgli: networking and users screens
335 added return_redirect to handler.py
336 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
337 Review also done
338
339*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
340
341 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
342 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
343 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
344 log output of grub install command
345 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
346 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
347 src/GLIUtility.py:
348 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
349
350 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
351 src/GLIClientController.py:
352 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
353 src/GLIUtility.py:
354 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
355 bump buffer size up to 16384
356 only report progress in 5% increments
357 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
358 kernelpkgs.txt support code
359 above disabled because it sucks
360 added add_pkg_to_world()
361
362 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
363 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
364 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
365 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
366
367 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
368 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
369
370 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
371 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
372 / maps to index.html
373 look for actual files in html/
374 src/net/html:
375 new template
376 src/GLIUtility.py:
377 added parse_vdb_contents()
378 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
379 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
380 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
381 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
382 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
383
384 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
385 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
386 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
387
388 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
389 src/GLIUtility.py:
390 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
391 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
392 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
393 only update progress bar for whole percents
394
395 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
396 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
397 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
398 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
399 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
400 fix so subshell is called in root shell
401
402 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
403 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
404 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
405
406 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
407 src/misc/updategtkfe:
408 updated to actually work
409 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
410 src/misc/updateglid:
411 updated to actually work
412 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
413 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
414
415 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
416 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
417 URI browser
418 added mirror selection
419 src/GLIUtility.py:
420 ls via ssh strips off ending *
421
422 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
423 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
424
425 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
426 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
427
428 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
429 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
430 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
431 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
432 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
433 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
434 goes public.
435
436 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
437 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
438 override dict to not be so anal
439 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
440 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
441 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
442 move handlers into subdirectory
443 add Welcome and Clients handlers
444
445 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
446 src/GLIUtility.py:
447 raise exception if password prompt received twice
448
449 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
450 src/GLIUtility.py:
451 removed rot13ify()
452
453 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
454 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
455 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
456 no XMLRPC functions return None
457 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
458 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
459 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
460 various typo and type mismatch fixes
461 exit after exception
7 462
8 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 463 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/client/gliclient.py: 464 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
10 initial commit 465 initial commit
11 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions 466 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions

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