[icecast] ices, name of current song

Brendan Cully brendan at icecast.org
Thu Jul 12 19:38:39 UTC 2001

On Monday, 09 July 2001 at 12:26, Darrell Berry wrote:
> hi
> probably a simple question, but what commandline switch on ices will
> make freeamp/winamp display the name of the currently playing SONG?
> -n seems to name the stream, which is useful, but i'd realy like the
> display to be the sing, no the stream...?

It should extract the ID3s automatically. If you run in debug mode you
should see some messages like:

Updated metadata on ... to [Artist - Title]

if you see those and aren't getting metadata, then either your client
or icecast isn't configured correctly.

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