Subsurface-mobile status

Rick Walsh rickmwalsh at
Mon Apr 3 18:44:11 PDT 2017

On 4 April 2017 at 10:40, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at> wrote:

> We're making more progress. I have a new APK for people to test - and I'd
> appreciate if some of you could try and report back as I think this might
> be the next beta candidate:
> mobile-
> On Mon, Apr 03, 2017 at 11:00:22AM -0700, Dirk Hohndel wrote:
> > > On Apr 1, 2017, at 10:28 AM, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> a) the profiles aren't drawn (empty boxes)
> > >
> > > Still true. Do you see profiles on your Android build? Or did you just
> > > test on a Linux computer, not a device?
> >
> > I occasionally get a profile, but that is mis-scaled, but most of the
> time I see
> > no profile. That's of course a show stopper... and it worked prior to
> the port
> > to Kirigami 2
> This turned out to be an interesting combination of things coming together.
> Using lring() to round the device pixel ration instead of truncating it is
> the main culprit, I have added another hack on the existing hack to
> position the profile correctly and it seems to work for a reasonably large
> set of possible DPR values that I've tried.
> It works for my Samsung Galaxy S7.  I tested both portrait and landscape
mode.  Previously, the profile was sometimes "zoomed in" far too far
initially, then came good after viewing several dives.

> The Cloud Credentials page now seems to work as it is supposed to.
> > Thanks for your help fixing that!
> >
> > > f) with Kirigami-1, when the user tapped on the menu item in the lower
> > > left corner, the drawer would become visible; with Kirigami-2 it seems
> > > that one has to slightly drag the hamburger icon to the right for it to
> > > open. That's a somewhat unfortunate and very user visible change that I
> > > wish we could undo...
> >
> > That's still true, and still bothering me... it just doesn't seem
> intuitive
> > that the user would have to drag on that handle, instead of just tapping
> > on (what looks like) a button.
> So this is the one remaining Kirigami 2 issue that I am aware of, and
> something Marco told me on IRC he'd be looking into. It appears that this
> should still accept a tap on the button, but on high dpr devices like my
> Pixel XL it's nearly impossible to just tap - everything is recognized as
> a tiny drag and then ignored.
> I agree it is not intuitive.  I can sometimes tap the button, but mostly
it doesn't work (recognized as a tiny drag).  For some reason, closing the
menu by tapping the left arrow slide/button is more reliable than opening
with the hamburger, for me at least, but still doesn't work all the time.
Tapping the arrows for submenus always works for me.
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