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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 1.568 2006/01/07 17:39:16 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.2 (4 Aug 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7
8 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/GLIPortage.py:
10 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
11 emerge()
12 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
13 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
14 in the chroot
15 src/GLIUtility.py:
16 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
17
18 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
19 src/GLIUtility.py:
20 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
21 src/GLIPortage.py:
22 remove all symlink fixups
23 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
24 call tar with -p
25
26 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
27 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
28 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
29 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
30
31 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
32 src/GLIPortage.py:
33 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
34 added emerge()
35 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
36 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
37 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
38 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
39 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
40 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
41 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
42 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
43 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
44
45 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
46 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
47 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
48 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
49 src/GLIUtility.py:
50 added get_keymaps()
51 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
52 src/GLIPortage.py:
53 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
54 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
55 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
56
57 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
58 src/net/server/html/*:
59 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
60
61 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
62 src/GLIPortage.py:
63 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
64 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
65 src/runtimedeps.py:
66 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
67
68 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
69 src/runtimedeps.py:
70 remove passing of ROOT
71 src/GLIPortage.py:
72 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
73 remove depgraph class
74 add debugging code to get_deps()
75 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
76 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
77 debugging code in install_packages()
78
79 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
80 src/runtimedeps.py:
81 initial commit
82 src/GLIPortage.py:
83 use separate script for GRP deps
84 remove calls to portage module
85
86 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
87 src/GLIPortage.py:
88 initial commit
89 move some of portage function from GLIAT
90 flipped around a few function args
91 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
92 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
93
94 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
95 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
96 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
97
98 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
99 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
100 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
101 302 redirects work
102 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
103 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
104 load/save profile
105 src/GLIUtility.py:
106 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
107
108 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
109 src/GLIClientController.py:
110 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
111 of the array
112 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
113 removed redundant bind mounts
114
115 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
116 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
117 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
118 added the glossary in RTF format.
119
120 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
121 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
122 added MBR drive support to lilo.
123 these changes will likely not work.
124 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
125
126 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
127 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
128 call generated code in a function
129 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
130 include top/bottom
131 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
132 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
133 install mode magic
134
135 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
136 src/GLIClientController.py:
137 use GLIException when there's an import problem
138 added debug code to show install_steps
139 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
140 add . to import path
141 proper path this time: ../../templates
142 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
143 add _portage_best_version() function
144
145 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
146 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
147 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
148
149 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
150 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
151 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
152 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
153 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
154 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
155 converted bootloader and kernel
156 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
157 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
158 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
159 HTML escape <% %> stuff
160 work around python's sucky regexes
161 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
162 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
163
164 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
165 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
166 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
167 302 redirects
168 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
169 minor changes for new code
170 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
171 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
172 one file per path Legolas goodness
173 partitioning[2-4] done
174
175 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
176 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
177 updated comparison chart.
178 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
179
180 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
181 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
182 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
183 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
184
185 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
186 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
187 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
188
189 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
190 webgli: added graphic bar on top
191 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
192 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
193
194 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
195 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
196 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
197 all changes tested.
198 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
199
200 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
201 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
202 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
203 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
204 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
205 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
206 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
207 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
208
209 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
210 src/GLIUtility.py:
211 change ping count to 2
212 docs/comparison.html
213 initial commit
214
215 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
216 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
217 fix map() issue with grub code
218 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
219
220 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
221 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
222 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
223 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
224 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
225 added comparison list and updated TODO!
226
227 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
228 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
229 fix to stage1() debug code
230 fix to stage2() debug code
231
232 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
233 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
234
235 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
236 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
237 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
238
239 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
240 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
241 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
242
243 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
244 more bugfixes with bootloader code
245 gli-dialog side appears to work
246
247 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
248 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
249 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
250 some fixes of my poor coding
251
252 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
253 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
254 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
255 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
256 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
257
258 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
259 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
260
261 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
262 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
263 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
264
265 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
266 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
267
268 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
269 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
270 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
271 confused
272
273 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
274 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
275 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
276
277 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
278 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
279 add -h option to usage()
280 show time and request URI in debug mode
281 show client IP in debug mode
282 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
283
284 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
285 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
286 'classier' 401 message
287 proper commandline parsing
288 help via -h
289 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
290
291 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
292 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
293 basic HTTP auth
294
295 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
296 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
297 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
298 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
299 respond to HEAD with just headers
300 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
301 icons for drives
302
303 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
304 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
305 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
306 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
307 radio buttons and pretty display work together
308 META redirect instead of javascript
309 pretty display stretches across entire screen
310 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
311 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
312 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
313 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
314 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
315 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
316 more generic of symlink crappiness
317 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
318
319 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
320 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
321 initial generic disk support
322 fixes for add_partition() code
323 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
324 added support for creating generic disks
325 add new partition working
326 save and delete partitions
327
328 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
329 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
330
331 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
332 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
333 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
334 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
335 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
336
337 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
338 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
339
340 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
341 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
342 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
343 make fallback actually work
344 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
345 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
346
347 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
348 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
349 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
350 pretend mode
351 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
352 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
353 pass name of certificate
354
355 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
356 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
357
358 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
359 webgli: networking and users screens
360 added return_redirect to handler.py
361 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
362 Review also done
363
364*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
365
366 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
367 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
368 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
369 log output of grub install command
370 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
371 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
372 src/GLIUtility.py:
373 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
374
375 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
376 src/GLIClientController.py:
377 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
378 src/GLIUtility.py:
379 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
380 bump buffer size up to 16384
381 only report progress in 5% increments
382 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
383 kernelpkgs.txt support code
384 above disabled because it sucks
385 added add_pkg_to_world()
386
387 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
388 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
389 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
390 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
391
392 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
393 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
394
395 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
396 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
397 / maps to index.html
398 look for actual files in html/
399 src/net/html:
400 new template
401 src/GLIUtility.py:
402 added parse_vdb_contents()
403 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
404 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
405 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
406 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
407 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
408
409 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
410 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
411 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
412
413 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
414 src/GLIUtility.py:
415 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
416 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
417 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
418 only update progress bar for whole percents
419
420 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
421 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
422 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
423 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
424 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
425 fix so subshell is called in root shell
426
427 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
428 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
429 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
430
431 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
432 src/misc/updategtkfe:
433 updated to actually work
434 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
435 src/misc/updateglid:
436 updated to actually work
437 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
438 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
439
440 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
441 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
442 URI browser
443 added mirror selection
444 src/GLIUtility.py:
445 ls via ssh strips off ending *
446
447 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
448 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
449
450 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
451 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
452
453 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
454 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
455 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
456 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
457 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
458 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
459 goes public.
460
461 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
462 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
463 override dict to not be so anal
464 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
465 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
466 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
467 move handlers into subdirectory
468 add Welcome and Clients handlers
469
470 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
471 src/GLIUtility.py:
472 raise exception if password prompt received twice
473
474 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
475 src/GLIUtility.py:
476 removed rot13ify()
477
478 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
479 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
480 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
481 no XMLRPC functions return None
482 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
483 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
484 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
485 various typo and type mismatch fixes
486 exit after exception
7 487
8 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 488 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/client/gliclient.py: 489 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
10 initial commit 490 initial commit
11 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions 491 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions

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