[icecast] ices, name of current song

Roy Harvey roy at lamrim.com
Thu Jul 12 22:26:11 PDT 2001



Dear Bredan --

I'm seeing them in the debug logs, but they're not making their way into
the stream. OTOH, they are making their way to the directories (ie,
shoutcast):

        http://yp.shoutcast.com/directory/?s=lamrim&st=gs&l=25

Any thoughts?

Thanks for the great work!

Roy

At 03:38 PM 7/12/01 -0400, you wrote:
>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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