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From: Aaron Jones <me@aaronmdjones.net>
To: wireguard@lists.zx2c4.com
Cc: Christoph Loesch <wireguard-mail@chil.at>
Subject: Re: Android app: length of name
Date: Sat, 6 Nov 2021 16:54:42 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1c7c517e-f0ee-8d02-75e1-5db2d92268f0@aaronmdjones.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <6b07934f-f0ce-5909-0595-3d50bc2a7c3a@chil.at>


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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



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  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-06 16:54 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 [this message]
2021-11-06 17:21   ` Christoph Loesch
2021-11-06 21:20     ` Jeffrey Walton

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