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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 1.571 2006/01/07 23:16:08 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 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
16 src/GLIUtility.py:
17 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
18 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
19 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
20 total_steps was 1 too high
21
22 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
23 src/GLIUtility.py:
24 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
25 src/GLIPortage.py:
26 remove all symlink fixups
27 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
28 call tar with -p
29
30 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
31 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
32 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
33 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
34
35 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
36 src/GLIPortage.py:
37 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
38 added emerge()
39 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
40 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
41 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
42 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
43 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
44 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
45 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
46 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
47 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
48
49 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
50 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
51 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
52 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
53 src/GLIUtility.py:
54 added get_keymaps()
55 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
56 src/GLIPortage.py:
57 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
58 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
59 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
60
61 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
62 src/net/server/html/*:
63 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
64
65 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
66 src/GLIPortage.py:
67 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
68 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
69 src/runtimedeps.py:
70 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
71
72 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
73 src/runtimedeps.py:
74 remove passing of ROOT
75 src/GLIPortage.py:
76 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
77 remove depgraph class
78 add debugging code to get_deps()
79 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
80 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
81 debugging code in install_packages()
82
83 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
84 src/runtimedeps.py:
85 initial commit
86 src/GLIPortage.py:
87 use separate script for GRP deps
88 remove calls to portage module
89
90 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
91 src/GLIPortage.py:
92 initial commit
93 move some of portage function from GLIAT
94 flipped around a few function args
95 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
96 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
97
98 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
99 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
100 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
101
102 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
103 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
104 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
105 302 redirects work
106 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
107 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
108 load/save profile
109 src/GLIUtility.py:
110 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
111
112 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
113 src/GLIClientController.py:
114 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
115 of the array
116 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
117 removed redundant bind mounts
118
119 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
120 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
121 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
122 added the glossary in RTF format.
123
124 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
125 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
126 added MBR drive support to lilo.
127 these changes will likely not work.
128 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
129
130 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
131 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
132 call generated code in a function
133 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
134 include top/bottom
135 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
136 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
137 install mode magic
138
139 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
140 src/GLIClientController.py:
141 use GLIException when there's an import problem
142 added debug code to show install_steps
143 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
144 add . to import path
145 proper path this time: ../../templates
146 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
147 add _portage_best_version() function
148
149 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
150 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
151 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
152
153 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
154 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
155 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
156 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
157 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
158 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
159 converted bootloader and kernel
160 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
161 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
162 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
163 HTML escape <% %> stuff
164 work around python's sucky regexes
165 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
166 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
167
168 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
169 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
170 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
171 302 redirects
172 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
173 minor changes for new code
174 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
175 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
176 one file per path Legolas goodness
177 partitioning[2-4] done
178
179 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
180 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
181 updated comparison chart.
182 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
183
184 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
185 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
186 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
187 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
188
189 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
190 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
191 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
192
193 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
194 webgli: added graphic bar on top
195 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
196 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
197
198 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
199 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
200 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
201 all changes tested.
202 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
203
204 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
205 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
206 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
207 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
208 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
209 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
210 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
211 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
212
213 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
214 src/GLIUtility.py:
215 change ping count to 2
216 docs/comparison.html
217 initial commit
218
219 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
220 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
221 fix map() issue with grub code
222 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
223
224 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
225 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
226 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
227 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
228 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
229 added comparison list and updated TODO!
230
231 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
232 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
233 fix to stage1() debug code
234 fix to stage2() debug code
235
236 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
237 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
238
239 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
240 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
241 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
242
243 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
244 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
245 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
246
247 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
248 more bugfixes with bootloader code
249 gli-dialog side appears to work
250
251 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
252 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
253 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
254 some fixes of my poor coding
255
256 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
257 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
258 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
259 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
260 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
261
262 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
263 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
264
265 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
266 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
267 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
268
269 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
270 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
271
272 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
273 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
274 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
275 confused
276
277 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
278 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
279 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
280
281 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
282 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
283 add -h option to usage()
284 show time and request URI in debug mode
285 show client IP in debug mode
286 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
287
288 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
289 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
290 'classier' 401 message
291 proper commandline parsing
292 help via -h
293 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
294
295 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
296 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
297 basic HTTP auth
298
299 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
300 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
301 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
302 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
303 respond to HEAD with just headers
304 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
305 icons for drives
306
307 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
308 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
309 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
310 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
311 radio buttons and pretty display work together
312 META redirect instead of javascript
313 pretty display stretches across entire screen
314 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
315 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
316 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
317 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
318 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
319 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
320 more generic of symlink crappiness
321 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
322
323 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
324 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
325 initial generic disk support
326 fixes for add_partition() code
327 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
328 added support for creating generic disks
329 add new partition working
330 save and delete partitions
331
332 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
333 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
334
335 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
336 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
337 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
338 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
339 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
340
341 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
342 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
343
344 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
345 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
346 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
347 make fallback actually work
348 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
349 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
350
351 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
352 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
353 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
354 pretend mode
355 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
356 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
357 pass name of certificate
358
359 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
360 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
361
362 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
363 webgli: networking and users screens
364 added return_redirect to handler.py
365 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
366 Review also done
367
368*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
369
370 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
371 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
372 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
373 log output of grub install command
374 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
375 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
376 src/GLIUtility.py:
377 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
378
379 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
380 src/GLIClientController.py:
381 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
382 src/GLIUtility.py:
383 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
384 bump buffer size up to 16384
385 only report progress in 5% increments
386 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
387 kernelpkgs.txt support code
388 above disabled because it sucks
389 added add_pkg_to_world()
390
391 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
392 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
393 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
394 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
395
396 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
397 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
398
399 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
400 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
401 / maps to index.html
402 look for actual files in html/
403 src/net/html:
404 new template
405 src/GLIUtility.py:
406 added parse_vdb_contents()
407 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
408 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
409 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
410 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
411 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
412
413 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
414 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
415 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
416
417 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
418 src/GLIUtility.py:
419 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
420 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
421 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
422 only update progress bar for whole percents
423
424 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
425 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
426 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
427 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
428 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
429 fix so subshell is called in root shell
430
431 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
432 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
433 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
434
435 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
436 src/misc/updategtkfe:
437 updated to actually work
438 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
439 src/misc/updateglid:
440 updated to actually work
441 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
442 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
443
444 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
445 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
446 URI browser
447 added mirror selection
448 src/GLIUtility.py:
449 ls via ssh strips off ending *
450
451 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
452 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
453
454 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
455 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
456
457 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
458 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
459 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
460 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
461 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
462 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
463 goes public.
464
465 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
466 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
467 override dict to not be so anal
468 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
469 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
470 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
471 move handlers into subdirectory
472 add Welcome and Clients handlers
473
474 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
475 src/GLIUtility.py:
476 raise exception if password prompt received twice
477
478 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
479 src/GLIUtility.py:
480 removed rot13ify()
481
482 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
483 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
484 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
485 no XMLRPC functions return None
486 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
487 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
488 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
489 various typo and type mismatch fixes
490 exit after exception
7 491
8 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 492 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/client/gliclient.py: 493 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
10 initial commit 494 initial commit
11 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions 495 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions

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