[icecast] need help/ideas please, oh and answers
jack at icecast.org
Fri Jun 1 17:05:47 PDT 2001
> > It is my understanding that you have the highest bitrate stored and you
> > just want to re-encode the files on the fly over a stream. You do this
> > rather than just store all the different enc rates.
> Basically yes. The material I have available is currently over 30gb
> and growing. If I stored all the various combinations of bit rates
> the storage needed would go up significantly.
Not really. Maybe about 50% for all the extra bitrates. Depends on
what your master bitrate is.
Icecast is still not the right tool for the job here. You would just be
building a lot of glue to make it do something it was just not meant to
What you want is a perl script.
which would set up a pipe with lame and send the reencoding file back to
You'll still need the m3u files, or at least an m3u generator:
You could even use apache rewrite rules to turn those into:
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