[icecast] I am a Idiot
pozar at lns.com
Mon Aug 6 06:30:59 UTC 2001
On Sun, Aug 05, 2001 at 09:50:03PM -0600, Jack Moffitt wrote:
> > I am going to shout one more question out in the air, is it LiveICE i use to
> > let ICECAST stream mp3's from a file ?
> Nothing let's icecast stream mp3s from a file. Icecast always(1) gets
> it's input from a socket, generally via some 'source' program like ices,
> liveice, shout, etc.
> Now, as for which source you want, that depends on how you are
> streaming. If you are streaming from playlists or files, ices i swhat
> you want. Grab 0.2.2 and lame(2), and you're all set.
> Liveice is primarily for live encoding applications, for instance,
> broadcasting a concert in realtime. It's not the easiest tool to use
> either, so I suggest sticking with ices unless you absolutely need live
There is also mixice which is a perl script that will do live
encoding. :-) Currently in use at a number of commercial and
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