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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 1.586 2006/02/06 15:41:19 agaffney Exp $
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6*GLI-0.2 (4 Aug 2005) 6*GLI-0.3 (27 Oct 2005)
7
8 6 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
10 10 tries to create filesystem instead of 3
11
12 5 Feb 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
13 src/GLIPortage.py:
14 copy_pkg_to_chroot() uses $ROOT/vdb for ROOT= installs
15
16 26 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
17 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
18 fix handling of 404 for real files
19 src/net/server/GLIServerProfile.py:
20 look for 'hostname' in attributes instead of 'name'
21
22 22 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
23 src/SimpleXMLParser.py:
24 initial support for 'include' in XML files
25 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
26 initial support for %
27 src/GLIClientController.py:
28 add debugging statements to pre-install steps
29
30 15 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
31 webgli/configfiles:
32 check for key in etc_files['rc.conf'] to fix key error
33 webgli/timezone: small fix.
34 webgli/extrapackages: list-type fix
35 webgli/services: same
36 glimd: add/edit_client updates.
37
38 12 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
39 added configure.pyhtml to glimd. minor changes
40 to top and add_client. fixed up showargs.
41 added execute.pyhtml
42 changed register clients line in gliserv for name->hostname.
43 updated TODO.
44
45 10 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
46 src/net/server/*:
47 added add/del/edit client/profile.pythml for glimd.
48 updated templates, showclients, and gliserv.
49
50 10 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
51 src/net/server/*:
52 stupid threading module...
53
54 8 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
55 AT: rc.conf -> conf.d/clock
56
57 7 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
58 src/GLIPortage.py:
59 show 'Calculating dependencies for ...' in subprogress bar at beginning of
60 emerge()
61 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
62 copy /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf.old into chroot if /etc/X11/gdm/gdm.conf exists
63 in the chroot
64 remove _quickpkg_deps() and _portage_best_{visible,version}()
65 src/GLIUtility.py:
66 fail immediately in validate_uri() if provided URI can't be parsed
67 modify fetch_and_unpack_tarball() and get_uri() to allow fetch subprogress
68 debug code in spawn()
69 use lower-level os.read() instead of file.read() because python sucks
70 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
71 basic subprogress reporting for partitioning
72 total_steps was 1 too high
73
74 6 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
75 src/GLIUtility.py:
76 move parse_vdb_contents() to GLIPortage
77 src/GLIPortage.py:
78 remove all symlink fixups
79 ignore 'dir' entries in CONTENTS
80 call tar with -p
81
82 5 Jan 2006; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
83 AT: bootsplash is now gensplash
84 gliserv: add advanced_mode to shared_info
85 webgli: Added advanced mode. mostly just disables a few screens.
86
87 2 Jan 2006; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
88 src/GLIPortage.py:
89 get_deps() calls 'emerge -p' and then removed packages that aren't in vdb
90 added emerge()
91 update sub-progress after each package is emerged
92 skip tar, symlink fixup, and copy from image dir to / if no files in CONTENTS
93 call get_best_version_vdb() instead of get_best_version_vdb_chroot()
94 remove link if it exists before moving content into place
95 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
96 install_packages() now calls emerge() in GLIPortage
97 change all calls to self._emerge() to self._portage.emerge()
98 comment out all emerge status checking...using exceptions now
99 call copy_pkg_to_chroot() directly for livecd-kernel
100
101 31 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
102 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
103 remove add_pkg_to_world() and copy_pkg_to_chroot()
104 copy installer.log to installer.log.failed on install failure
105 src/GLIUtility.py:
106 added get_keymaps()
107 spawn() takes any False argument for chroot instead of just None
108 src/GLIPortage.py:
109 copy_pkg_to_chroot() chroot's to run ebuild is use_root=False
110 change copy_pkg_to_chroot() to work properly with use_root=False
111 figure PORTAGE_TMPDIR properly
112
113 27 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
114 src/net/server/html/*:
115 converted showclients, load/saveprofile
116
117 26 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
118 src/GLIPortage.py:
119 exclude packages already in chroot vdb from binary deplist
120 chroot to use best_version for chroot's vdb
121 src/runtimedeps.py:
122 accept ROOT via commandline instead of env
123
124 25 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
125 src/runtimedeps.py:
126 remove passing of ROOT
127 src/GLIPortage.py:
128 modify get_deps() to get deptree for each package and merge into final list
129 remove depgraph class
130 add debugging code to get_deps()
131 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
132 combine code for GRP/compile in install_packages() into one block
133 debugging code in install_packages()
134
135 24 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
136 src/runtimedeps.py:
137 initial commit
138 src/GLIPortage.py:
139 use separate script for GRP deps
140 remove calls to portage module
141
142 23 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
143 src/GLIPortage.py:
144 initial commit
145 move some of portage function from GLIAT
146 flipped around a few function args
147 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
148 revamp install_packages() for new GLIPortage
149
150 21 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
151 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
152 extract /usr/livecd/metadata.tar.bz2 to chroot if it exists
153
154 20 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
155 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
156 wrap generated code in a class to isolate it a bit better
157 302 redirects work
158 don't use cgi.escape() for <% %>
159 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
160 load/save profile
161 src/GLIUtility.py:
162 change /sbin/lspci to just lspci
163
164 18 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
165 src/GLIClientController.py:
166 change ordering of statements in CC run() while loop to not go past the end
167 of the array
168 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
169 removed redundant bind mounts
170
171 18 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
172 REMOVED dialogfe.py since it is totally obsolete. use gli-dialog.py
173 added a diagram by blackace from last night.
174 added the glossary in RTF format.
175
176 17 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
177 x86AT: separated out emerge/configure from running of bootloader
178 added MBR drive support to lilo.
179 these changes will likely not work.
180 AT: added setup_and_run_bootloader step.
181
182 12 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
183 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
184 call generated code in a function
185 src/net/server/html/webgli/*:
186 include top/bottom
187 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py, src/GLIClientController.py,
188 src/GLIClientCongifuration.py:
189 install mode magic
190
191 11 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
192 src/GLIClientController.py:
193 use GLIException when there's an import problem
194 added debug code to show install_steps
195 src/templates/amd64ArchitectureTemplate.py:
196 add . to import path
197 proper path this time: ../../templates
198 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
199 add _portage_best_version() function
200
201 11 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
202 added initial glossary and gimli diagram to the docs directory.
203 modify gli-dialog to allow editing of the install_profile after loading XML.
204
205 8 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
206 src/net/server/html/webgli/:
207 converted globaluse, localuse, networkmounts, portagetree, and stageselection
208 moved saveclientconfig stuff into clientconfig
209 moved saveconfigfiles into config files
210 converted etc_portage and makedotconf
211 converted bootloader and kernel
212 convert daemons, extrapackages, networking, review, services, timezone, users
213 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
214 proper 404 handling for .pyhtml extension
215 HTML escape <% %> stuff
216 work around python's sucky regexes
217 src/GLIInstallProfile.py:
218 allow set_{rsync,ftp,http}_proxy() to accept empty values
219
220 7 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
221 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
222 initial commit of Legolas templating engine
223 302 redirects
224 src/net/server/html/index.html, src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
225 minor changes for new code
226 src/net/server/html/*.pyhtml, src/net/server/html/webgli/*.pyhtml:
227 initial commit of the conversion from the monolithic WebGLIHandler.py to the
228 one file per path Legolas goodness
229 partitioning[2-4] done
230
231 5 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
232 webgli: dhcp options in CC and post-install.
233 updated comparison chart.
234 webgli: etc/portage/* and distcc support added. not too-well tested.
235
236 4 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
237 webgli_template.html: valign=top on left side.
238 webgli: fix bootloader boot_device. now working.
239 webgli: CC proxy done. post-install proxy in progress.
240
241 3 Dec 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
242 src/net/server/webgli_template.html:
243 increase padding for content cell to 7px and add colspan=2
244
245 3 Dec 2005; Nicholas D. Wolfood <blackace@gentoo.org>
246 webgli: added graphic bar on top
247 webgli: added hover effects on the links on the left
248 webgli: re-rendered header_bg.png to stretch without artifacts
249
250 3 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
251 webgli: make.conf disabling fixes for dynamic_stage3
252 fixed portage snapshot browse popup
253 all changes tested.
254 webgli: add debug mode to CC screen. the screen still needs lots of work.
255
256 1 Dec 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
257 added debug mode question to gli-dialog
258 added CC proxies to CC networking for gli-dialog
259 webgli: fixed skip CC networking if connection active
260 webgli: portage snapshot defaults to CD
261 webgli: bootloader mbr drive selection
262 webgli: USE flags unselectable if dynamic_stage3
263 webgli: manual extra packages and save button.
264
265 28 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
266 src/GLIUtility.py:
267 change ping count to 2
268 docs/comparison.html
269 initial commit
270
271 27 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
272 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
273 fix map() issue with grub code
274 replace kernel_names and initrd_names loops with one-liners
275
276 27 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
277 gli-dialog won't let you dynamic stage3 without systempkgs.txt.
278 initial gli-dialog support for recommended partitioning layout and clear.
279 failure cleanup now an option for gli-dialog.
280 move livecd-kernel to top of kernel lists. fix proto bug in rc.conf
281 added comparison list and updated TODO!
282
283 26 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
284 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
285 fix to stage1() debug code
286 fix to stage2() debug code
287
288 26 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
289 some more bootloader code fixes. forgot boot_device != mbr_device.
290
291 25 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
292 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
293 fix to unallocated space merging when last one is after part 4
294
295 24 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
296 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
297 small fix to debugging code in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
298
299 23 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
300 more bugfixes with bootloader code
301 gli-dialog side appears to work
302
303 21 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
304 initial adding of boot_device to backend.
305 initial boot_device support added to gli-dialog.
306 some fixes of my poor coding
307
308 20 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
309 converted gli-dialog to use the install_package_list.
310 gtkfe has already been converted by AllanonJL
311 new way working in gli-dialog now and added to webgli.
312 added set/get_boot_device() to IP
313
314 19 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
315 get_install_package_list added to InstallProfile. This can be used by the FEs
316
317 17 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
318 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
319 call ls with '-1 --color=no'
320
321 16 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
322 added warning (#9) to GRP ppl about stage3 tarballs
323
324 15 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
325 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
326 change fat32/fat16 to vfat in mount_local_partitions() so mount doesn't get
327 confused
328
329 13 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
330 removed protocols from rc.conf screens
331 finished initial rc.conf and make.conf in webgli
332
333 13 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
334 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
335 add -h option to usage()
336 show time and request URI in debug mode
337 show client IP in debug mode
338 just use IP instead of trying to do a reverse lookup
339
340 12 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
341 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
342 'classier' 401 message
343 proper commandline parsing
344 help via -h
345 user/pass can be specificed via commandline option
346
347 11 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
348 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
349 basic HTTP auth
350
351 10 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
352 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
353 dynamic module reloading (yipee!)
354 send 'Last-Modified' header for real files
355 respond to HEAD with just headers
356 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
357 icons for drives
358
359 7 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
360 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
361 initial 'pretty' partition table display support
362 clicking partition in 'pretty' display works instead of radio buttons
363 radio buttons and pretty display work together
364 META redirect instead of javascript
365 pretty display stretches across entire screen
366 'Recommended layout' and 'Clear drive' functions
367 properly catch exceptions from do_recommended()
368 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
369 replace preinst, copy, postinst, rm steps with qmerge
370 whoops...that shouldn't have been commented out
371 create image_dir with -p in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
372 more generic of symlink crappiness
373 new copy_pkg_to_chroot() actually works now
374
375 6 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
376 src/GLIStorageDevice.py:
377 initial generic disk support
378 fixes for add_partition() code
379 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
380 added support for creating generic disks
381 add new partition working
382 save and delete partitions
383
384 6 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
385 webgli: Partitioning making progress.
386
387 5 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
388 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
389 copy_pkg_to_chroot() overhaul - does install the Right Way(TM) (copy files to
390 image dir, run pkg_setup, pkg_preinst, copy to /, pkg_postinst, remove image
391 dir) and works around /etc/gconf symlink problem
392
393 5 Nov 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
394 webgli: lots of updates. preliminary partitioning. extra packages works.
395
396 3 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
397 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
398 httpd now supports HTTPS and falls back to HTTP if not available
399 make fallback actually work
400 src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
401 SecureSocketServer is now threaded
402
403 2 Nov 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
404 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
405 try to use HTTPS for XMLRPC first and fallback to HTTP
406 pretend mode
407 src/net/server/gliserv.py, src/net/server/SecureXMLRPCServer.py:
408 HTTPS XMLRPC goodness from samyron
409 pass name of certificate
410
411 31 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
412 wegli: daemons and services screens done.
413
414 30 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
415 webgli: networking and users screens
416 added return_redirect to handler.py
417 loading and saving install/client profiles works for webgli now
418 Review also done
419
420*GLI-0.2 (27 Oct 2005)
421
422 26 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
423 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
424 properly check for bootloader emerge exist status with exitsuccess()
425 log output of grub install command
426 add --batch --no-floppy to grub command
427 grubinstallstring only gets logged if debug is on
428 src/GLIUtility.py:
429 update progress bar to 100% when process finishes
430
431 25 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
432 src/GLIClientController.py:
433 added debugging code for the interaction between the 2 threads via Event()
434 src/GLIUtility.py:
435 doubled the buffer size in spawn()
436 bump buffer size up to 16384
437 only report progress in 5% increments
438 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
439 kernelpkgs.txt support code
440 above disabled because it sucks
441 added add_pkg_to_world()
442
443 24 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
444 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
445 use tar | tar to copy files in copy_pkg_to_chroot()
446 extract devices.tar.bz2 created by baselayout instead of running MAKEDEV
447
448 23 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
449 DEBUGGING ADDED TO AT. verbose field added to CConfig.
450
451 23 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
452 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
453 / maps to index.html
454 look for actual files in html/
455 src/net/html:
456 new template
457 src/GLIUtility.py:
458 added parse_vdb_contents()
459 src/GLIArchitectureTemplate.py:
460 added copy_pkg_to_chroot()
461 added debug code to dynamic-stage3
462 switch dynamic-stage3 to new method
463 lots of bug fixes from adding debug code
464
465 22 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
466 webgli initial bootloader support + changed make.conf.
467 IP: changed defaults for stage, kernel_build_method, kernel_source_pkg.
468
469 20 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
470 src/GLIUtility.py:
471 horrible tangled mess of code that is tarball unpacking subprogress display
472 add unpack progress to portage snapshot
473 use read() instead of readlines() in spawn()
474 only update progress bar for whole percents
475
476 19 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
477 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
478 change call to 'grub' to use GLIUtility.exitsuccess()
479 add definition of 'build_mode' in _configure_lilo()
480 src/misc/updategtkfe, src/misc/updateglid:
481 fix so subshell is called in root shell
482
483 18 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
484 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
485 stage screen launches URI browser in sized window with various properties set
486
487 17 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
488 src/misc/updategtkfe:
489 updated to actually work
490 remove previous snapshot and extracted dir before downloading
491 src/misc/updateglid:
492 updated to actually work
493 src/templates/x86ArchitectureTemplate.py:
494 fixed bug where grub code was looking for 'root+root+file_name2'
495
496 16 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
497 src/net/server/handlers/WebGLIHandler.py:
498 URI browser
499 added mirror selection
500 src/GLIUtility.py:
501 ls via ssh strips off ending *
502
503 16 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
504 more updates to webgli. stage selection.
505
506 11 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
507 updated webgli with preliminary Network Mounts support.
508
509 9 Oct 2005; Preston Cody <codeman@gentoo.org>
510 GenDialog: string formatting and yes/no label fixes.
511 added WebGLI template for gliserv.py
512 added WebGLIHandler as well as a definition for it in gliserv.py
513 updates to the webgli files even though they won't be there for long.
514 Utility: remove exception for non-existant grppkgs.txt until the new livecd
515 goes public.
516
517 9 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
518 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
519 override dict to not be so anal
520 main server now loads separate module to handle requests
521 src/net/server/handlers/ProfileHandler.py, src/net/server/handler.py:
522 split out profile URLs into separate handler function
523 move handlers into subdirectory
524 add Welcome and Clients handlers
525
526 5 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
527 src/GLIUtility.py:
528 raise exception if password prompt received twice
529
530 2 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
531 src/GLIUtility.py:
532 removed rot13ify()
533
534 1 Oct 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
535 src/net/server/gliserv.py:
536 allow for param to be passed multiple times in GET
537 no XMLRPC functions return None
538 modify POST request parsing to only create a list if needed
539 fix GET request parsing so the list creation for multiple values works
540 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
541 various typo and type mismatch fixes
542 exit after exception
7 543
8 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org> 544 30 Sep 2005; Andrew Gaffney <agaffney@gentoo.org>
9 src/net/client/gliclient.py: 545 src/net/client/gliclient.py:
10 initial commit 546 initial commit
11 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions 547 pass MAC to XMLRPC functions

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