no dives are shown in the Dive List

Jef Driesen jefdriesen at
Tue Jan 28 07:47:22 UTC 2014

On 2014-01-28 16:11, Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> I wonder... Didn't the header length change? If he now has the new
> firmware with the longer header, will the old dives be downloaded with
> the new or the old header?
> That could cause parsing errors...

Yes, there are two variants with a different length, but there is a 
version number embedded in the header to figure out the correct length. 
but the header looks correct to me. I didn't notice any problem there. 
The problem is in the profile data. When parsing the section with the 
sample divisors, the corresponding sample lengths are all wrong. For 
example a temperature sample is supposed to be 2 byte long, but the 
length stored in the data is 3 bytes. The libdivecomputer parser fails 
there already, but if modify the code to accept 3 bytes, it just fails 
at some later stage.

The fact that the ostc itself also has problems displaying these dives, 
is for me a strong indication that there is a problem with the data 
rather than the parser.


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