[icecast-dev] Patches - Was: Stream metadata settings

Melanie melanie at t-data.com
Tue Dec 2 06:28:24 PST 2003

On 2003.12.02 15:23 oddsock wrote:
> maybe I'm missing something, but can't you implement this by just 
> specifying <max-listeners>0 at the <mount> level ? That would prevent 
> anyone from connecting directly to the stream, but would still allow 
> fallback transfers....

If it works, fine.

> Also, I'm not sure we need a config option for the "steal clients 
> back"..I think that should be the default behavior, as I cannot think of 
> a scenario where you'd want to fallback to a mount point and never bring 
> those clients back to the original mount point when it becomes available 
> again...The configuration file is complicated enough as is....

IMHO, the config file ist not complicated at all. OTOH, there's an option 
only because a patch that would change the default behavior, that other 
people may depend on, whould have no chance to be accepted.

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