towards Subsurface 4.7.5 and Subsurface-mobile 2.0.2 for iOS and Android

Murillo Bernardes mfbernardes at
Tue Dec 5 07:45:47 PST 2017

by default iOS might pause updates if there is no significant change in
location. This can be disabled via swift or Obj-C, now I'm checking if this
available via Qt.

I can confirm the reported behaviour, just need to verify moving
considerably and check if it receives updates again.

Murillo Bernardes

On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 11:26 PM, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at> wrote:

> Murillo,
> Any idea why it stops recording?
> Given the intended use case, this is problematic...
> Thanks for the detailed test, Robert.
> /D
> On December 5, 2017 12:04:47 AM PST, Robert Helling <helling at>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On 4. Dec 2017, at 19:13, Dirk Hohndel <dirk at> wrote:
>> I see more than a dozen people are testing Subsurface-mobile on iOS.
>> quick report: I have given it a spin on my iPhone. Once more, I am pretty
>> impressed. I would say: It mostly works.
>> I equipped both OSTC Sports that I have here with a new battery (every
>> time I take them out of by bag the battery is dead). To my surprise both
>> came to life (even the one where I had thought the pressure sensor had died
>> and had prevented it from booting in the past). Starting Subsurface-mobile
>> on the phone and going to the download menu immediately showed one address
>> (but no name and the address appears to be different from what it shows on
>> the desktop), I did not have to scan or even wait. And it downloaded the
>> dives without any problem, it’s just a bit slow (as others have noticed
>> already).
>> The second, however, never appeared in the drop down menu (I just double
>> checked I can connect and download from both computers on the desktop). But
>> I attribute that to my ignorance to how the pairing is supposed to work.
>> I also tried the phone to record GPS fixes (I corrected a mistranslation
>> in the German localisation already on transiflex). It asked for permission
>> to record fixes in the background. And it did. But only a few:
>> This is the result from letting it run continuously in the background (at
>> least I never explicitly stopped it). The good news is that I could not
>> find any influence on battery life. But the bad news is that it apparently
>> decides to stop recording after a while (maybe when the executable gets
>> swapped out of memory?). BTW now you all know where I live and where I work…
>> Best
>> Robert
>> --
>> .oOo.oOo.oOo.oOo.oOo.oOo.oOo.oOo.oOo.oOo.oOo.oOo.oOo.oOo.
>> oOo.oOo.oOo.oOo.oOo.oO
>> Robert C. Helling     Elite Master Course Theoretical and Mathematical
>> Physics
>>                       Scientific Coordinator
>>                       Ludwig Maximilians Universitaet Muenchen, Dept.
>> Physik
>>                       Phone: +49 89 2180-4523 <+49%2089%2021804523>  Theresienstr.
>> 39, rm. B339
>> <,+rm.+B339&entry=gmail&source=g>
>> Enhance your privacy, use cryptography! My PGP keys have fingerprints
>> A9D1 A01D 13A5 31FA 6515  BB44 0820 367C 36BC 0C1D    and
>> DCED 37B6 251C 7861 270D  5613 95C7 9D32 9A8D 9B8F
> --
> from my phone.
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <>

More information about the subsurface mailing list