[icecast] stupid question

Jack Moffitt jack at icecast.org
Wed Jun 6 17:59:09 PDT 2001



> Do icecast/ices 2 ONLY support vorbis, or can they still handle mp3s?
> I am not ready to stream only vorbis yet, since I don't know how many
> people are equipped to hear them. If icecast/ices 2 don't support mp3,
> then I have some hacking to do on ices 1 (namely, I want to play the
> same stream at two bitrates concurrently), but if icecast/ices 2 do,
> then I'll check them out and devote any hacking I may have to do to
> them.

icecast 2 and ices 2 currently only support vorbis.

There are hooks for icecast2 to support mp3, and I plan to implement
this soon.

michael will have to answer regarding ices2, but I suspect mp3 is not
going to get in there unless someone else submits a beautiful patch.

jack.

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