Strange behaviour with interface name

Matthias Ordner matthias.ordner at
Tue Feb 6 08:18:32 CET 2018

Hi Nicholas,

> A conf file called
>       wireguard-se1gb1.conf
> generates, via the wq-quick command, an interface named thusly (note the
> missing the initial 'w'):
>       ireguard-se1gb1.conf [sic]

Interface name length on Linux is limited to 15 chars.
So this is most likely caused by this commit:

Using shorter config file names avoids this "bug".

Best regards


Matthias Ordner
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