heads up, Subsurface-testing branch of libdivecomputer force-updated

Linus Torvalds torvalds at linux-foundation.org
Mon Nov 24 12:39:06 PST 2014

On Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 12:28 PM, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at hohndel.org> wrote:
> And on the flip side, I'm not returning the correct firmware as string
> from libdivecomputer for the other Suuntos because we only have a string
> type (DC_FIELD_STRING) in dive specific data, but not in the dive computer
> header data. And I don't want to return the firmware version in the dive
> data unless I am sure that this is actually the firware that was installed
> when the dive was recorded. Suunto doesn't give us this information, only
> the firware that is installed as we are downloading the dive(s). So in
> order to actually get correct firmware data from Suunto dive computers we
> first need to extend the devinfo event to include strings as well...

I agree, it would be nice to have something like DC_FIELD_STRING at
devinfo time too.

A "DC_EVENT_STRING" thing that a device can output multiple times
(unlike DC_EVENT_DEVINFO that only happens once), and gives the same
kind of "dc_field_string_t" that has a "desc" and a "value".


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