Qt version first impressions

Pablo Wolter pwolter at gmail.com
Mon Sep 2 16:31:23 UTC 2013

I followed the instructions you pointed out without success. Subsurface just can't see the computer. I just dove today and both MacDive and the Shearwater desktop were abel to download the dive but subsurface still can't find the device. The list under "Device or Mount Point" is empty.

On Sep 2, 2013, at 2:35 AM, Jef Driesen <jefdriesen at telenet.be> wrote:

> On 2013-08-27 22:20, Dirk Hohndel wrote:
>> On Tue, 2013-08-27 at 12:43 -0700, Pablo Wolter wrote:
>> 1- Download a dive from my Pretel. Subsurface just can't see the
>> Pretel whereas MacDive downloaded the dive without any trouble. I have
>> successfully installed both libdivecomputer and subsurface from
>> sources.
>> The Petrel is a Bluetooth dive computer. So the process is a little more
>> complicated (and I am not 100% sure this has been tested with the Qt
>> version on a Mac, yet).
> The subsurface manual contains instructions on how to setup the bluetooth device. Currently libdivecomputer doesn't support native bluetooth communication and relies on serial emulation instead. But often this virtual serial port isn't created by default and you have to do that step manually.
> http://subsurface.hohndel.org/documentation/user-manual/#S_HowFindBluetoothDeviceName
> Jef


Pablo Wolter
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