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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 1.578 2006/01/13 04:29:06 codeman Exp $
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6*GLI-0.2 (4 Aug 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7
8 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
9 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
10 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
11 added execute.pyhtml
12 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
13 updated TODO.
14
15 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
16 src/net/server/*:
17 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
18 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
19
20 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
21 src/net/server/*:
22 stupid threading module...
23
24 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
25 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
26
27 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
28 src/GLIPortage.py:
29 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
30 emerge()
31 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
32 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
33 in the chroot
34 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
35 src/GLIUtility.py:
36 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
37 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
38 debug code in spawn()
39 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
40 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
41 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
42 total_steps was 1 too high
43
44 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
45 src/GLIUtility.py:
46 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
47 src/GLIPortage.py:
48 remove all symlink fixups
49 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
50 call tar with -p
51
52 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
53 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
54 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
55 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
56
57 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
58 src/GLIPortage.py:
59 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
60 added emerge()
61 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
62 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
63 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
64 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
65 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
66 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
67 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
68 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
69 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
70
71 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
72 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
73 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
74 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
75 src/GLIUtility.py:
76 added get_keymaps()
77 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
78 src/GLIPortage.py:
79 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
80 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
81 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
82
83 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
84 src/net/server/html/*:
85 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
86
87 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
88 src/GLIPortage.py:
89 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
90 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
91 src/runtimedeps.py:
92 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
93
94 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
95 src/runtimedeps.py:
96 remove passing of ROOT
97 src/GLIPortage.py:
98 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
99 remove depgraph class
100 add debugging code to get_deps()
101 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
102 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
103 debugging code in install_packages()
104
105 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
106 src/runtimedeps.py:
107 initial commit
108 src/GLIPortage.py:
109 use separate script for GRP deps
110 remove calls to portage module
111
112 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
113 src/GLIPortage.py:
114 initial commit
115 move some of portage function from GLIAT
116 flipped around a few function args
117 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
118 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
119
120 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
121 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
122 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
123
124 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
125 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
126 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
127 302 redirects work
128 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
129 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
130 load/save profile
131 src/GLIUtility.py:
132 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
133
134 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
135 src/GLIClientController.py:
136 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
137 of the array
138 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
139 removed redundant bind mounts
140
141 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
142 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
143 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
144 added the glossary in RTF format.
145
146 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
147 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
148 added MBR drive support to lilo.
149 these changes will likely not work.
150 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
151
152 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
153 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
154 call generated code in a function
155 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
156 include top/bottom
157 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
158 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
159 install mode magic
160
161 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
162 src/GLIClientController.py:
163 use GLIException when there's an import problem
164 added debug code to show install_steps
165 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
166 add . to import path
167 proper path this time: ../../templates
168 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
169 add _portage_best_version() function
170
171 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
172 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
173 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
174
175 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
176 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
177 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
178 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
179 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
180 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
181 converted bootloader and kernel
182 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
183 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
184 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
185 HTML escape <% %> stuff
186 work around python's sucky regexes
187 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
188 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
189
190 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
191 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
192 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
193 302 redirects
194 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
195 minor changes for new code
196 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
197 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
198 one file per path Legolas goodness
199 partitioning[2-4] done
200
201 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
202 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
203 updated comparison chart.
204 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
205
206 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
207 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
208 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
209 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
210
211 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
212 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
213 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
214
215 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
216 webgli: added graphic bar on top
217 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
218 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
219
220 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
221 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
222 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
223 all changes tested.
224 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
225
226 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
227 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
228 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
229 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
230 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
231 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
232 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
233 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
234
235 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
236 src/GLIUtility.py:
237 change ping count to 2
238 docs/comparison.html
239 initial commit
240
241 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
242 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
243 fix map() issue with grub code
244 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
245
246 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
247 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
248 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
249 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
250 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
251 added comparison list and updated TODO!
252
253 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
254 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
255 fix to stage1() debug code
256 fix to stage2() debug code
257
258 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
259 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
260
261 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
262 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
263 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
264
265 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
266 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
267 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
268
269 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
270 more bugfixes with bootloader code
271 gli-dialog side appears to work
272
273 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
274 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
275 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
276 some fixes of my poor coding
277
278 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
279 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
280 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
281 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
282 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
283
284 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
285 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
286
287 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
288 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
289 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
290
291 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
292 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
293
294 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
295 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
296 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
297 confused
298
299 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
300 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
301 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
302
303 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
304 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
305 add -h option to usage()
306 show time and request URI in debug mode
307 show client IP in debug mode
308 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
309
310 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
311 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
312 'classier' 401 message
313 proper commandline parsing
314 help via -h
315 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
316
317 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
318 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
319 basic HTTP auth
320
321 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
322 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
323 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
324 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
325 respond to HEAD with just headers
326 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
327 icons for drives
328
329 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
330 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
331 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
332 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
333 radio buttons and pretty display work together
334 META redirect instead of javascript
335 pretty display stretches across entire screen
336 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
337 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
338 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
339 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
340 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
341 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
342 more generic of symlink crappiness
343 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
344
345 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
346 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
347 initial generic disk support
348 fixes for add_partition() code
349 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
350 added support for creating generic disks
351 add new partition working
352 save and delete partitions
353
354 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
355 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
356
357 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
358 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
359 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
360 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
361 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
362
363 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
364 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
365
366 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
367 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
368 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
369 make fallback actually work
370 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
371 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
372
373 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
374 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
375 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
376 pretend mode
377 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
378 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
379 pass name of certificate
380
381 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
382 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
383
384 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
385 webgli: networking and users screens
386 added return_redirect to handler.py
387 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
388 Review also done
389
390*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
391
392 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
393 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
394 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
395 log output of grub install command
396 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
397 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
398 src/GLIUtility.py:
399 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
400
401 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
402 src/GLIClientController.py:
403 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
404 src/GLIUtility.py:
405 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
406 bump buffer size up to 16384
407 only report progress in 5% increments
408 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
409 kernelpkgs.txt support code
410 above disabled because it sucks
411 added add_pkg_to_world()
412
413 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
414 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
415 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
416 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
417
418 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
419 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
420
421 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
422 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
423 / maps to index.html
424 look for actual files in html/
425 src/net/html:
426 new template
427 src/GLIUtility.py:
428 added parse_vdb_contents()
429 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
430 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
431 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
432 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
433 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
434
435 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
436 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
437 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
438
439 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
440 src/GLIUtility.py:
441 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
442 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
443 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
444 only update progress bar for whole percents
445
446 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
447 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
448 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
449 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
450 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
451 fix so subshell is called in root shell
452
453 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
454 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
455 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
456
457 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
458 src/misc/updategtkfe:
459 updated to actually work
460 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
461 src/misc/updateglid:
462 updated to actually work
463 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
464 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
465
466 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
467 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
468 URI browser
469 added mirror selection
470 src/GLIUtility.py:
471 ls via ssh strips off ending *
472
473 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
474 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
475
476 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
477 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
478
479 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
480 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
481 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
482 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
483 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
484 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
485 goes public.
486
487 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
488 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
489 override dict to not be so anal
490 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
491 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
492 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
493 move handlers into subdirectory
494 add Welcome and Clients handlers
495
496 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
497 src/GLIUtility.py:
498 raise exception if password prompt received twice
499
500 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
501 src/GLIUtility.py:
502 removed rot13ify()
503
504 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
505 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
506 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
507 no XMLRPC functions return None
508 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
509 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
510 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
511 various typo and type mismatch fixes
512 exit after exception
7 513
8 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 514 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/client/gliclient.py: 515 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
10 initial commit 516 initial commit
11 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions 517 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions

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