[icecast] ices 0.2.2 does not reencode mp3s

Bolt Thrower tyr at winter.teiresias.net
Wed Nov 28 20:03:34 UTC 2001

Brendan Cully wrote:
> The next release, when I get a couple hours, will either
> revoke this feature, make it optional, and/or try to detect VBR files
> and unconditionally reencode those. 

Thanks for the explanation, it's much appreciated.  I can see where
this would be a useful feature, so maybe letting the user decide the
reencoder behavior in future releases would be a good choice.

> In the meantime, you might try 0.2.1, which isn't much different but
> doesn't have the aforementioned "feature". Still, VBRs haven't been
> much tested and and are not officially supported. So 0.2.1 may still
> crash on you. Try it out though...

I sure will.  Thanks for the help.

Steve Chadsey <tyr at teiresias.net>
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