[Icecast-dev] Dynamic Mount Points in Ices2

Philipp Schafft phschafft at de.loewenfelsen.net
Tue Oct 4 07:03:56 UTC 2022

Good morning,

On Sun, 2022-10-02 at 19:03 +0000, Jen Kutler wrote:
> Thank you Philip.
> This was the document I was reading: 
> https://we.riseup.net/assets/29773/Icecast-Streaming-Handbook.pdf

never heard of it. Also it's dated 13 years in the past.

> I have looked at both options but they seem to have a lot of issues
> in that I cannot seem to find an up-to-date version of libshout-tools 
> anywhere and installing the older version would create conflicts with
> dependencies.

This is strange. It's relatively new (2.4.5, current is 2.4.6).

The only conflict I could think of is that with oggfwd. Which is not
really a problem as libshout now provides a 100% compatible oggfwd

> oggfwd seems to be perfect, with the exception of some flaws with
> piping oggenc from an audio file into oggfwd that have me and a
> number of other folks on forums stumped.

Maybe you want to tell us a bout about that?

> If you could point me in the direction of libshout-tools that will
> work with a recent os I would be forever grateful. Thank you!.

Without knowing your operating system that is a bit of a problem.
Generally speaking the one on our homepage is fine. And there there (at
least) should not be any conflicts to begin with.

With best regards,

>  From: Philipp Schafft
> Sent: Sunday, October 2, 2022 1:18 PM
> To: Jen Kutler; icecast-dev at xiph.org
> Subject: Re: [Icecast-dev] Dynamic Mount Points in Ices2
> Good afternoon,
> On Sun, 2022-10-02 at 17:09 +0000, Jen Kutler wrote:
> > Hi, I hope everyone here is doing well. I wanted to see if anyone
> had
> > any advice on creating a new mountpoint from the command line with
> > ices2. I read what I now realize to probably be depricated
> > documentation that I could use the -m flag to specify the
> mountpoint
> > but this feature doesn't seem to be recognized anymore. I know
> there
> > is probably a simple solution but I haven't been able to find it.
> Any
> > thoughts or advice would be greatly appreciated.
> > Best,
> > Jen
> IceS 2.x doesn't have any command line options. So that observation
> is
> right. So also a bit wondering what you're reading.
> You can use different config files, you could try and experiment with
> reading the config from stdin.
> Depending on your usecase you may also want to have a look at
> shout(1)
> or the older oggfwd(1). Both support passing all parameters via
> command
> line.

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