[icecast] more directory questions
jack at icecast.org
Wed May 2 13:51:10 PDT 2001
> Now playing only works with title streaming. this won't work through a
> relay in icecast. We never got to it.
> I see. Is it difficult to implement?
It's non-trivial, but not super hard. Since i'm the only one writing
server code, it's not likely to ever get done, as most of my efforts are
> What's the 'longer description" is that the icecast description field?
> If so, shoutcast never supported those anyway. and yp.icecast.org
> doesn't list them on the front page. I had a yp.icecast.org at oen time
> that used them, but never finished it.
> Apparently this is the -d command line option in ices. Perhaps I
> could hack ices to read the title from each file and update this;
> would that work? Is this already possible in the perl extensions?
Ices already supports updating all the information. For instance, if
you used it with a shoutcast server, it would work with songtitles.
It will even work in icecast without a relay.
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