[Icecast-dev] Ices2 and libshout FLAC support?

Stefan de Konink skinkie at xs4all.nl
Mon Jun 12 08:15:35 PDT 2006

On Mon, 12 Jun 2006 kastein at WPI.EDU wrote:

> Are there any plans to support flac streams with ices (and therefore with
> libshout as a dependency) currently?
> If there aren't, anyone have pointers as to where I should start changing
> things to add it?  I've read one of oddsock's mailing list postings
> mentioning that some format-specific timing issues would need to be
> resolved as well as some other hangups, but I'm still a bit confused about
> where I would start.  I've also read/skimmed the Icecast2 source (except
> for the files in the threading subdirectory) and it looks like it'll
> handle OggFLAC streams just as well as Ogg Vorbis to me.
> I also note that Stan Seibert added OggFLAC stream support to ogg123 in
> http://lists.xiph.org/pipermail/icecast-dev/2003-April/000491.html and
> there was a bit of discussion in June 2003 (and speex support discussion
> in December 2004 plus
> http://lists.xiph.org/pipermail/icecast-dev/2005-November/001503.html ) -
> was any headway made?
> Ken Stein @ kastein at wpi.edu

My suggestion: try out the ffmpeg flac thingie since that speed
improvement is unreal in compare to the normal flac :)


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