[icecast] how to modify ices source?

Brendan Cully brendan at icecast.org
Wed Aug 1 11:46:48 PDT 2001



On Wednesday, 01 August 2001 at 14:37, Robin P. Blanchard wrote:
> you may or may not be acquainted with the program otto; it is
> a web-based jukebox solution. it has the ability to play both
> locally as well as to an icecast server via ices. however, as
> there is not a static playlist, ices needs to to exit after
> streaming an individual song. the author of otto had the following
> suggestion for stream.c per ices-0.0.1.beta5:

Well, someone else asked for this. I may add this option later. But
really, it doesn't seem like the best way to do things. You don't want
to set up and tear down your connection to the icecast server every
track.

Ices will reload the playlist file if it changes on disk. So if the
file changes every track, everything will be fine. Alternatively you
could write your MP3 to a FIFO, which ices could pipe to your icecast
server.

-Brendan

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