[icecast] on-demand source as default mountpoint

smoerk at gmx.de smoerk at gmx.de
Mon Apr 16 02:00:27 PDT 2001



I don't understand why you want to do this. if you want to send a
static file on demand, then use a webserver or the /file directory with
icecast. why do you want to map the mountpoint to a static file? 

On Sun, 15 Apr 2001 17:58:19 -0700, David Parker wrote:

>Hi icecasters,
>
>Is there a way to attach a static file to a source client without using the
>/file subdirectory? What I'm trying to do is have a static file broadcasted
>on-demand via http://fooblah:8000/, but I can't uses ices (I think) since that
>just throws the file to the server without any sense of timing. If I use ices,
>listeners could tune in during the middle of the static file, which is what
>I'm trying to avoid. Or maybe there's a way to map the default mountpoint to a
>static file? It seems like I'm overlooking something obvious here, could
>anyone enlighten me?

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