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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 1.561 2006/01/03 02:02:12 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 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
13 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
14 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
15 small hack in get_deps() for packages that are in host vdb but not snapshot
16 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
17 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
18 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
19 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
20
21 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
22 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
23 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
24 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
25 src/GLIUtility.py:
26 added get_keymaps()
27 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
28 src/GLIPortage.py:
29 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
30 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
31 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
32
33 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
34 src/net/server/html/*:
35 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
36
37 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
38 src/GLIPortage.py:
39 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
40 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
41 src/runtimedeps.py:
42 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
43
44 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
45 src/runtimedeps.py:
46 remove passing of ROOT
47 src/GLIPortage.py:
48 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
49 remove depgraph class
50 add debugging code to get_deps()
51 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
52 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
53 debugging code in install_packages()
54
55 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
56 src/runtimedeps.py:
57 initial commit
58 src/GLIPortage.py:
59 use separate script for GRP deps
60 remove calls to portage module
61
62 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
63 src/GLIPortage.py:
64 initial commit
65 move some of portage function from GLIAT
66 flipped around a few function args
67 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
68 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
69
70 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
71 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
72 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
73
74 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
75 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
76 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
77 302 redirects work
78 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
79 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
80 load/save profile
81 src/GLIUtility.py:
82 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
83
84 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
85 src/GLIClientController.py:
86 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
87 of the array
88 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
89 removed redundant bind mounts
90
91 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
92 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
93 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
94 added the glossary in RTF format.
95
96 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
97 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
98 added MBR drive support to lilo.
99 these changes will likely not work.
100 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
101
102 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
103 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
104 call generated code in a function
105 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
106 include top/bottom
107 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
108 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
109 install mode magic
110
111 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
112 src/GLIClientController.py:
113 use GLIException when there's an import problem
114 added debug code to show install_steps
115 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
116 add . to import path
117 proper path this time: ../../templates
118 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
119 add _portage_best_version() function
120
121 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
122 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
123 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
124
125 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
126 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
127 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
128 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
129 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
130 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
131 converted bootloader and kernel
132 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
133 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
134 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
135 HTML escape <% %> stuff
136 work around python's sucky regexes
137 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
138 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
139
140 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
141 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
142 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
143 302 redirects
144 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
145 minor changes for new code
146 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
147 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
148 one file per path Legolas goodness
149 partitioning[2-4] done
150
151 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
152 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
153 updated comparison chart.
154 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
155
156 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
157 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
158 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
159 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
160
161 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
162 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
163 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
164
165 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
166 webgli: added graphic bar on top
167 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
168 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
169
170 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
171 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
172 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
173 all changes tested.
174 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
175
176 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
177 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
178 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
179 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
180 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
181 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
182 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
183 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
184
185 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
186 src/GLIUtility.py:
187 change ping count to 2
188 docs/comparison.html
189 initial commit
190
191 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
192 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
193 fix map() issue with grub code
194 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
195
196 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
197 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
198 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
199 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
200 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
201 added comparison list and updated TODO!
202
203 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
204 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
205 fix to stage1() debug code
206 fix to stage2() debug code
207
208 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
209 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
210
211 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
212 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
213 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
214
215 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
216 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
217 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
218
219 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
220 more bugfixes with bootloader code
221 gli-dialog side appears to work
222
223 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
224 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
225 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
226 some fixes of my poor coding
227
228 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
229 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
230 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
231 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
232 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
233
234 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
235 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
236
237 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
238 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
239 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
240
241 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
242 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
243
244 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
245 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
246 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
247 confused
248
249 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
250 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
251 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
252
253 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
254 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
255 add -h option to usage()
256 show time and request URI in debug mode
257 show client IP in debug mode
258 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
259
260 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
261 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
262 'classier' 401 message
263 proper commandline parsing
264 help via -h
265 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
266
267 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
268 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
269 basic HTTP auth
270
271 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
272 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
273 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
274 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
275 respond to HEAD with just headers
276 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
277 icons for drives
278
279 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
280 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
281 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
282 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
283 radio buttons and pretty display work together
284 META redirect instead of javascript
285 pretty display stretches across entire screen
286 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
287 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
288 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
289 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
290 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
291 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
292 more generic of symlink crappiness
293 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
294
295 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
296 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
297 initial generic disk support
298 fixes for add_partition() code
299 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
300 added support for creating generic disks
301 add new partition working
302 save and delete partitions
303
304 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
305 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
306
307 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
308 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
309 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
310 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
311 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
312
313 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
314 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
315
316 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
317 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
318 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
319 make fallback actually work
320 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
321 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
322
323 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
324 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
325 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
326 pretend mode
327 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
328 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
329 pass name of certificate
330
331 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
332 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
333
334 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
335 webgli: networking and users screens
336 added return_redirect to handler.py
337 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
338 Review also done
339
340*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
341
342 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
343 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
344 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
345 log output of grub install command
346 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
347 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
348 src/GLIUtility.py:
349 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
350
351 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
352 src/GLIClientController.py:
353 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
354 src/GLIUtility.py:
355 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
356 bump buffer size up to 16384
357 only report progress in 5% increments
358 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
359 kernelpkgs.txt support code
360 above disabled because it sucks
361 added add_pkg_to_world()
362
363 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
364 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
365 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
366 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
367
368 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
369 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
370
371 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
372 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
373 / maps to index.html
374 look for actual files in html/
375 src/net/html:
376 new template
377 src/GLIUtility.py:
378 added parse_vdb_contents()
379 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
380 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
381 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
382 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
383 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
384
385 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
386 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
387 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
388
389 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
390 src/GLIUtility.py:
391 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
392 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
393 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
394 only update progress bar for whole percents
395
396 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
397 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
398 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
399 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
400 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
401 fix so subshell is called in root shell
402
403 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
404 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
405 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
406
407 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
408 src/misc/updategtkfe:
409 updated to actually work
410 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
411 src/misc/updateglid:
412 updated to actually work
413 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
414 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
415
416 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
417 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
418 URI browser
419 added mirror selection
420 src/GLIUtility.py:
421 ls via ssh strips off ending *
422
423 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
424 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
425
426 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
427 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
428
429 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
430 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
431 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
432 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
433 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
434 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
435 goes public.
436
437 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
438 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
439 override dict to not be so anal
440 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
441 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
442 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
443 move handlers into subdirectory
444 add Welcome and Clients handlers
445
446 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
447 src/GLIUtility.py:
448 raise exception if password prompt received twice
449
450 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
451 src/GLIUtility.py:
452 removed rot13ify()
453
454 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
455 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
456 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
457 no XMLRPC functions return None
458 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
459 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
460 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
461 various typo and type mismatch fixes
462 exit after exception
7 463
8 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 464 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/client/gliclient.py: 465 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
10 initial commit 466 initial commit
11 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions 467 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions

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