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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 1.573 2006/01/08 03:46:06 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 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
19 debug code in spawn()
20 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
21 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
22 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
23 total_steps was 1 too high
24
25 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
26 src/GLIUtility.py:
27 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
28 src/GLIPortage.py:
29 remove all symlink fixups
30 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
31 call tar with -p
32
33 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
34 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
35 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
36 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
37
38 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
39 src/GLIPortage.py:
40 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
41 added emerge()
42 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
43 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
44 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
45 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
46 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
47 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
48 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
49 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
50 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
51
52 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
53 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
54 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
55 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
56 src/GLIUtility.py:
57 added get_keymaps()
58 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
59 src/GLIPortage.py:
60 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
61 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
62 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
63
64 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
65 src/net/server/html/*:
66 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
67
68 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
69 src/GLIPortage.py:
70 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
71 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
72 src/runtimedeps.py:
73 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
74
75 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
76 src/runtimedeps.py:
77 remove passing of ROOT
78 src/GLIPortage.py:
79 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
80 remove depgraph class
81 add debugging code to get_deps()
82 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
83 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
84 debugging code in install_packages()
85
86 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
87 src/runtimedeps.py:
88 initial commit
89 src/GLIPortage.py:
90 use separate script for GRP deps
91 remove calls to portage module
92
93 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
94 src/GLIPortage.py:
95 initial commit
96 move some of portage function from GLIAT
97 flipped around a few function args
98 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
99 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
100
101 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
102 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
103 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
104
105 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
106 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
107 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
108 302 redirects work
109 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
110 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
111 load/save profile
112 src/GLIUtility.py:
113 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
114
115 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
116 src/GLIClientController.py:
117 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
118 of the array
119 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
120 removed redundant bind mounts
121
122 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
123 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
124 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
125 added the glossary in RTF format.
126
127 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
128 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
129 added MBR drive support to lilo.
130 these changes will likely not work.
131 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
132
133 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
134 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
135 call generated code in a function
136 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
137 include top/bottom
138 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
139 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
140 install mode magic
141
142 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
143 src/GLIClientController.py:
144 use GLIException when there's an import problem
145 added debug code to show install_steps
146 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
147 add . to import path
148 proper path this time: ../../templates
149 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
150 add _portage_best_version() function
151
152 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
153 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
154 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
155
156 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
157 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
158 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
159 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
160 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
161 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
162 converted bootloader and kernel
163 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
164 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
165 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
166 HTML escape <% %> stuff
167 work around python's sucky regexes
168 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
169 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
170
171 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
172 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
173 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
174 302 redirects
175 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
176 minor changes for new code
177 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
178 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
179 one file per path Legolas goodness
180 partitioning[2-4] done
181
182 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
183 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
184 updated comparison chart.
185 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
186
187 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
188 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
189 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
190 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
191
192 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
193 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
194 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
195
196 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
197 webgli: added graphic bar on top
198 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
199 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
200
201 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
202 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
203 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
204 all changes tested.
205 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
206
207 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
208 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
209 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
210 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
211 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
212 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
213 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
214 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
215
216 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
217 src/GLIUtility.py:
218 change ping count to 2
219 docs/comparison.html
220 initial commit
221
222 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
223 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
224 fix map() issue with grub code
225 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
226
227 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
228 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
229 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
230 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
231 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
232 added comparison list and updated TODO!
233
234 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
235 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
236 fix to stage1() debug code
237 fix to stage2() debug code
238
239 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
240 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
241
242 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
243 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
244 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
245
246 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
247 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
248 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
249
250 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
251 more bugfixes with bootloader code
252 gli-dialog side appears to work
253
254 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
255 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
256 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
257 some fixes of my poor coding
258
259 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
260 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
261 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
262 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
263 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
264
265 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
266 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
267
268 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
269 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
270 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
271
272 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
273 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
274
275 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
276 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
277 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
278 confused
279
280 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
281 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
282 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
283
284 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
285 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
286 add -h option to usage()
287 show time and request URI in debug mode
288 show client IP in debug mode
289 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
290
291 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
292 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
293 'classier' 401 message
294 proper commandline parsing
295 help via -h
296 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
297
298 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
299 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
300 basic HTTP auth
301
302 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
303 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
304 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
305 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
306 respond to HEAD with just headers
307 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
308 icons for drives
309
310 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
311 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
312 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
313 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
314 radio buttons and pretty display work together
315 META redirect instead of javascript
316 pretty display stretches across entire screen
317 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
318 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
319 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
320 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
321 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
322 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
323 more generic of symlink crappiness
324 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
325
326 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
327 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
328 initial generic disk support
329 fixes for add_partition() code
330 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
331 added support for creating generic disks
332 add new partition working
333 save and delete partitions
334
335 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
336 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
337
338 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
339 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
340 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
341 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
342 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
343
344 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
345 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
346
347 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
348 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
349 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
350 make fallback actually work
351 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
352 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
353
354 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
355 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
356 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
357 pretend mode
358 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
359 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
360 pass name of certificate
361
362 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
363 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
364
365 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
366 webgli: networking and users screens
367 added return_redirect to handler.py
368 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
369 Review also done
370
371*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
372
373 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
374 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
375 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
376 log output of grub install command
377 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
378 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
379 src/GLIUtility.py:
380 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
381
382 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
383 src/GLIClientController.py:
384 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
385 src/GLIUtility.py:
386 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
387 bump buffer size up to 16384
388 only report progress in 5% increments
389 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
390 kernelpkgs.txt support code
391 above disabled because it sucks
392 added add_pkg_to_world()
393
394 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
395 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
396 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
397 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
398
399 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
400 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
401
402 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
403 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
404 / maps to index.html
405 look for actual files in html/
406 src/net/html:
407 new template
408 src/GLIUtility.py:
409 added parse_vdb_contents()
410 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
411 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
412 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
413 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
414 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
415
416 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
417 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
418 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
419
420 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
421 src/GLIUtility.py:
422 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
423 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
424 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
425 only update progress bar for whole percents
426
427 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
428 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
429 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
430 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
431 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
432 fix so subshell is called in root shell
433
434 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
435 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
436 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
437
438 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
439 src/misc/updategtkfe:
440 updated to actually work
441 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
442 src/misc/updateglid:
443 updated to actually work
444 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
445 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
446
447 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
448 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
449 URI browser
450 added mirror selection
451 src/GLIUtility.py:
452 ls via ssh strips off ending *
453
454 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
455 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
456
457 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
458 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
459
460 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
461 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
462 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
463 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
464 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
465 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
466 goes public.
467
468 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
469 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
470 override dict to not be so anal
471 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
472 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
473 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
474 move handlers into subdirectory
475 add Welcome and Clients handlers
476
477 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
478 src/GLIUtility.py:
479 raise exception if password prompt received twice
480
481 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
482 src/GLIUtility.py:
483 removed rot13ify()
484
485 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
486 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
487 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
488 no XMLRPC functions return None
489 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
490 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
491 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
492 various typo and type mismatch fixes
493 exit after exception
7 494
8 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 495 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/client/gliclient.py: 496 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
10 initial commit 497 initial commit
11 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions 498 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions

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