Android app: length of name

Aaron Jones me at
Sat Nov 6 16:54:42 UTC 2021

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.

Aaron Jones

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