Few bugs and a feature req from testing Subsurface

Miika Turkia miika.turkia at gmail.com
Wed Mar 12 16:52:40 PDT 2014

On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 11:49 PM, Miika Turkia <miika.turkia at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 11:34 PM, Linus Torvalds <
> torvalds at linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 10, 2014 at 4:33 AM, Miika Turkia <miika.turkia at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Features:
>> > - Show original time and new time when adjusting dive time on the dialog
>> >
>> > Bugs:
>> > - I have one DC recording near surface time properly another is not
>> > recording these times. This results in the second DC recording shorter
>> dive
>> > duration. And Subsurface seems to trust more the latter DC when
>> reporting
>> > dive duration even though it used to be that first downloaded DC was the
>> > main one.
>> I actually think that you may see subsurface itself discounting any
>> surface time.
>> Some dive computers tend to show events at the surface (particularly
>> at the end of the dive) as you are floating around waiting to be
>> picked up by the boat. That can be very annoying if they count towards
>> the dive time, since they can make a 45-minute dive look like a much
>> longer dive.
>> Similarly, if you pop up to the surface in between dives (either to
>> look for a buddy, or because you merged two dives because the first
>> dive was a 5-minute "jump off the boat, notice you're in the wrong
>> spot, get back on, reposition, and jump back in"), then the dive sure
>> shouldn't count as a long dive just because you spent 10+ minutes in
>> between on the surface.
>> See dive.c: fixup_dc_duration()
> I have attached a log for this one. Vyper shows a few minutes longer dive
> than Stingray. Also Vyper was loaded first, but dive duration from Stingray
> seems to be more significant (or the surface time is not counted).
>> > - Many events are missing the label explaining what they are (on the
>> > tooltip)
>> Do we even know what the events really are? I don't think we have very
>> good coverage about the event numbers for most dive computers..
> The attached log shows "ascent" warning for Stinger on XML, but GUI does
> not show this. As far as I know, we should know the Suunto events are quite
> well known to us and the texts disappeared with the new profile.

And here is the log file I promised. (I'll try to get the EANx/air combo
later if only I get the download from Stinger to work.)

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