Any brave dive computer download testers out there?

Dirk Hohndel dirk at
Wed Apr 18 11:50:34 PDT 2018

> On Apr 18, 2018, at 8:47 PM, Linus Torvalds <torvalds at> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 11:31 AM, Miika Turkia <miika.turkia at> wrote:
>> I failed with BT download (OSTC Sport). But my download fails also with the
>> release version of Subsurface. Unpairing-pairing works but no download with
>> subsurface on Linux desktop for me :(
> Is the OSTC sport a rfcomm (legacy BT) device?
> I don't have any of those, so I couldn't test it.
> I don't think Dirk tests it either, which may explain the "fails with
> release version too". It may be that all his older ones are broken.

Yes - I have not a single working OSTC left. Which is kind of a shame because I
really like them.

> Ugh. The rfcomm case _looks_ trivial, but since I have never used it,
> I can only go by the "changes since mainline".
> And if mainline was broken too, then the fact that those changes look
> sane obviously isn't meaningful.
> Dirk is traveling, and I don't have an rfcomm dive computer, so it
> would be great if somebody who likes debugging would look at this..

I do have a BT only Shearwater at home. But there are quite a few people
on this list who have other dive computers they could test with.

Should we create test binaries with the branches that you have?


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