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From: Christoph Loesch <wireguard-mail@chil.at>
To: Aaron Jones <me@aaronmdjones.net>, <wireguard@lists.zx2c4.com>
Subject: Re: Android app: length of name
Date: Sat, 6 Nov 2021 18:21:00 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <04d29715-a3d5-59b4-11bc-5b2b932937a9@chil.at> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1c7c517e-f0ee-8d02-75e1-5db2d92268f0@aaronmdjones.net>


Am 06.11.2021 um 17:54 schrieb Aaron Jones:
> On 06/11/2021 13:22, Christoph Loesch wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> in the android app the name is limited to 15 characters.
>>
>> Does that have a specific reason?
>> Is it possible to allow a longer name like e.g. 32 characters?
>>
>> On importing a file the error "Invalid name" could be more specific
>> to that. Because I had to struggle with the file name until I found
>> out it is just a limitation of the length.
>>
>> Kind regards,
>> Christoph
> The network name determines the interface name, and on Linux, the
> length of an interface name (e.g. "eth0") is limited to 15 characters.
>
> Regards,
> Aaron Jones
>
Oh, I didn't know that, thanks, that explains the limitation.

Then I would suggest to note the limitation of 15 characters in the error message on config import, if possible.

Kind regards,
Christoph


  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-06 17:23 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-06 13:22 Christoph Loesch
2021-11-06 16:54 ` Aaron Jones
2021-11-06 17:21   ` Christoph Loesch [this message]
2021-11-06 21:20     ` Jeffrey Walton

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