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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 1.584 2006/01/27 02:19:33 agaffney Exp $
5 5
6*GLI-0.2 (4 Aug 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7
8 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
10 fix handling of 404 for real files
11 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
12 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
13
14 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
15 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
16 initial support for 'include' in XML files
17 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
18 initial support for %
19 src/GLIClientController.py:
20 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
21
22 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
23 webgli/configfiles:
24 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
25 webgli/timezone: small fix.
26 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
27 webgli/services: same
28 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
29
30 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
31 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
32 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
33 added execute.pyhtml
34 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
35 updated TODO.
36
37 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
38 src/net/server/*:
39 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
40 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
41
42 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
43 src/net/server/*:
44 stupid threading module...
45
46 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
47 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
48
49 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
50 src/GLIPortage.py:
51 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
52 emerge()
53 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
54 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
55 in the chroot
56 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
57 src/GLIUtility.py:
58 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
59 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
60 debug code in spawn()
61 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
62 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
63 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
64 total_steps was 1 too high
65
66 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
67 src/GLIUtility.py:
68 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
69 src/GLIPortage.py:
70 remove all symlink fixups
71 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
72 call tar with -p
73
74 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
75 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
76 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
77 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
78
79 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
80 src/GLIPortage.py:
81 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
82 added emerge()
83 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
84 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
85 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
86 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
87 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
88 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
89 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
90 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
91 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
92
93 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
94 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
95 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
96 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
97 src/GLIUtility.py:
98 added get_keymaps()
99 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
100 src/GLIPortage.py:
101 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
102 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
103 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
104
105 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
106 src/net/server/html/*:
107 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
108
109 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
110 src/GLIPortage.py:
111 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
112 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
113 src/runtimedeps.py:
114 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
115
116 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
117 src/runtimedeps.py:
118 remove passing of ROOT
119 src/GLIPortage.py:
120 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
121 remove depgraph class
122 add debugging code to get_deps()
123 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
124 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
125 debugging code in install_packages()
126
127 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
128 src/runtimedeps.py:
129 initial commit
130 src/GLIPortage.py:
131 use separate script for GRP deps
132 remove calls to portage module
133
134 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
135 src/GLIPortage.py:
136 initial commit
137 move some of portage function from GLIAT
138 flipped around a few function args
139 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
140 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
141
142 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
143 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
144 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
145
146 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
147 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
148 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
149 302 redirects work
150 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
151 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
152 load/save profile
153 src/GLIUtility.py:
154 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
155
156 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
157 src/GLIClientController.py:
158 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
159 of the array
160 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
161 removed redundant bind mounts
162
163 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
164 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
165 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
166 added the glossary in RTF format.
167
168 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
169 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
170 added MBR drive support to lilo.
171 these changes will likely not work.
172 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
173
174 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
175 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
176 call generated code in a function
177 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
178 include top/bottom
179 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
180 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
181 install mode magic
182
183 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
184 src/GLIClientController.py:
185 use GLIException when there's an import problem
186 added debug code to show install_steps
187 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
188 add . to import path
189 proper path this time: ../../templates
190 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
191 add _portage_best_version() function
192
193 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
194 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
195 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
196
197 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
198 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
199 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
200 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
201 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
202 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
203 converted bootloader and kernel
204 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
205 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
206 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
207 HTML escape <% %> stuff
208 work around python's sucky regexes
209 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
210 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
211
212 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
213 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
214 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
215 302 redirects
216 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
217 minor changes for new code
218 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
219 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
220 one file per path Legolas goodness
221 partitioning[2-4] done
222
223 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
224 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
225 updated comparison chart.
226 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
227
228 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
229 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
230 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
231 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
232
233 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
234 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
235 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
236
237 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
238 webgli: added graphic bar on top
239 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
240 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
241
242 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
243 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
244 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
245 all changes tested.
246 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
247
248 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
249 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
250 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
251 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
252 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
253 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
254 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
255 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
256
257 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
258 src/GLIUtility.py:
259 change ping count to 2
260 docs/comparison.html
261 initial commit
262
263 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
264 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
265 fix map() issue with grub code
266 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
267
268 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
269 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
270 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
271 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
272 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
273 added comparison list and updated TODO!
274
275 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
276 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
277 fix to stage1() debug code
278 fix to stage2() debug code
279
280 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
281 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
282
283 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
284 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
285 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
286
287 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
288 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
289 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
290
291 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
292 more bugfixes with bootloader code
293 gli-dialog side appears to work
294
295 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
296 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
297 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
298 some fixes of my poor coding
299
300 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
301 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
302 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
303 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
304 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
305
306 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
307 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
308
309 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
310 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
311 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
312
313 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
314 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
315
316 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
317 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
318 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
319 confused
320
321 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
322 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
323 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
324
325 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
326 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
327 add -h option to usage()
328 show time and request URI in debug mode
329 show client IP in debug mode
330 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
331
332 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
333 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
334 'classier' 401 message
335 proper commandline parsing
336 help via -h
337 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
338
339 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
340 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
341 basic HTTP auth
342
343 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
344 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
345 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
346 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
347 respond to HEAD with just headers
348 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
349 icons for drives
350
351 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
352 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
353 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
354 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
355 radio buttons and pretty display work together
356 META redirect instead of javascript
357 pretty display stretches across entire screen
358 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
359 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
360 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
361 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
362 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
363 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
364 more generic of symlink crappiness
365 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
366
367 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
368 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
369 initial generic disk support
370 fixes for add_partition() code
371 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
372 added support for creating generic disks
373 add new partition working
374 save and delete partitions
375
376 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
377 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
378
379 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
380 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
381 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
382 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
383 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
384
385 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
386 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
387
388 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
389 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
390 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
391 make fallback actually work
392 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
393 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
394
395 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
396 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
397 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
398 pretend mode
399 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
400 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
401 pass name of certificate
402
403 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
404 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
405
406 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
407 webgli: networking and users screens
408 added return_redirect to handler.py
409 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
410 Review also done
411
412*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
413
414 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
415 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
416 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
417 log output of grub install command
418 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
419 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
420 src/GLIUtility.py:
421 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
422
423 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
424 src/GLIClientController.py:
425 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
426 src/GLIUtility.py:
427 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
428 bump buffer size up to 16384
429 only report progress in 5% increments
430 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
431 kernelpkgs.txt support code
432 above disabled because it sucks
433 added add_pkg_to_world()
434
435 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
436 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
437 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
438 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
439
440 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
441 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
442
443 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
444 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
445 / maps to index.html
446 look for actual files in html/
447 src/net/html:
448 new template
449 src/GLIUtility.py:
450 added parse_vdb_contents()
451 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
452 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
453 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
454 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
455 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
456
457 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
458 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
459 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
460
461 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
462 src/GLIUtility.py:
463 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
464 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
465 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
466 only update progress bar for whole percents
467
468 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
469 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
470 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
471 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
472 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
473 fix so subshell is called in root shell
474
475 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
476 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
477 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
478
479 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
480 src/misc/updategtkfe:
481 updated to actually work
482 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
483 src/misc/updateglid:
484 updated to actually work
485 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
486 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
487
488 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
489 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
490 URI browser
491 added mirror selection
492 src/GLIUtility.py:
493 ls via ssh strips off ending *
494
495 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
496 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
497
498 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
499 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
500
501 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
502 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
503 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
504 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
505 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
506 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
507 goes public.
508
509 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
510 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
511 override dict to not be so anal
512 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
513 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
514 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
515 move handlers into subdirectory
516 add Welcome and Clients handlers
517
518 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
519 src/GLIUtility.py:
520 raise exception if password prompt received twice
521
522 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
523 src/GLIUtility.py:
524 removed rot13ify()
525
526 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
527 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
528 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
529 no XMLRPC functions return None
530 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
531 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
532 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
533 various typo and type mismatch fixes
534 exit after exception
7 535
8 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 536 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/client/gliclient.py: 537 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
10 initial commit 538 initial commit
11 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions 539 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions

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