[icecast] reencoding mp3 as vorbis live

Michael Smith msmith at labyrinth.net.au
Sat Jun 16 19:54:41 PDT 2001



At 09:45 PM 6/16/01 +0200, you wrote:
>What I want to do is put up an icecast 2 server streaming vorbis, but
>the original live stream is mp3.  It seems that I want to do something 
>like this (with all the options left out for clarity):
>
>	mpg123 | lame | something
>
>where the "something" is some command that sends the bits to icecast
>like ices.  Does such a thing exist for ogg/vorbis?  Is there a better 
>way to do this?

If you configure ices2 to use the 'stdinpcm' input module, then it'll do
this. You'll lose track boundaries, etc, though. It's a solution that 
works, but is too limited for real-world use, probably.

Michael

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