Any brave dive computer download testers out there?

Sébastien Dugué sebastien.dugue.subsurface at
Tue Apr 24 05:27:11 PDT 2018

On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 7:07 PM, Linus Torvalds
<torvalds at> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 12:56 AM, Sébastien Dugué
> <sebastien.dugue.subsurface at> wrote:
>> On Sun, Apr 22, 2018 at 10:09 PM, Linus Torvalds
>> <torvalds at> wrote:
>>> It still has the exact same problem it always had: it's random binary data
>>> that we'd have to encode some way.
>>   Well, it's not so random. It's in fact a timestamp in the DC format which
>> specifies from which dive we wish to download.
> I wish that was the case. It's not.
> It's a timestamp on _some_ dive computers. On others, it's other random data.
> On most dive computers, it's 4 bytes, on others it's 5-6, and on some
> it's 16 bytes of random binary data.

  My bad, I assumed that feature was only present in the Uwatec DCs where it's
a timestamp.

  And I cannot imagine how something else might be useful for that purpose...


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