Problem with XML encoding or file corruption?

Dirk Hohndel dirk at hohndel.org
Mon May 29 08:54:27 PDT 2017


Those geo tags are automatically retrieved from a web service (but you can turn this off).

Can you share a complete entry with GPS coordinates so I can try to reproduce this?

/D

> On May 29, 2017, at 3:46 AM, Guillaume Gardet <guillaume.gardet at free.fr> wrote:
> 
> I finnally managed to recover my file by opening it with vim and editing the lines with the strange value. Now the file is opened ok and Subsuface display is fine.
> 
> But it seems there is a bug in Subsurface while creating a new dive site. It adds strange tags by default. Moreover, I did not find where to edit those tags, from subsurface. It seems it should be Country/town, or something like that. Maybe auto-computed from GPS coordinates ?
> 
> 
> Guillaume
> 
> 
> 
> Le 29/05/2017 à 12:35, Guillaume Gardet a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I have encountered a problem just now with Subsurface 4.6.4.
>> 
>> Until now, my special chars were ok (é, è, ....) and the XML file was UTF-8.
>> 
>> I have uploaded 6 new dives this morning, save it locally and synced to cloud. I re-opened Subsurface after 1 hour or so and all my special chars are broken.
>> Launcing subsurface from a terminal indicate :
>> **************************************************
>> /home/guillaume/subsurface/guillaume.xml:70: parser error : Input is not proper UTF-8, indicate encoding !
>> Bytes: 0x96 0xA7 0x3F 0x27
>>  <geo cat='2' origin='0' value='@��?'/>
>> 
>> **************************************************
>> 
>> And the file type is now "Non-ISO extended-ASCII text".
>> 
>> 
>> Is it a Subsurface error while saving or a file corruption on disk?
>> 
>> Is there an easy way to recover a proper UTF-8 file?
>> 
>> 
>> Guillaume
>> 
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