[Icecast-dev] MySQL/HTTP Auth

Karl Heyes karl at xiph.org
Thu Dec 30 16:53:46 PST 2004

On Fri, 2004-12-31 at 00:16, andrew at tranceairwaves.com wrote:
> > I haven't heard of anyone using mysql for anything directly with
> > icecast (people use it for playlist automation systems external to
> > icecast, though).
> mmm, i thought some of the listener authentication has been looked at with 
> this ? ie. listener wants to connect, provides username,passowrd in URL, 
> icecast goes and looks in a MySQL database.
> Obviously got the wrong end of the stick here, sorry.

The only work that has anything like this is in my branch where I've
implemented url auth.  It works as-is but I do want to change some of
the internal thread parts of it.

In theory mysql auth could also be done, but that has not been


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