[icecast] a few ices/icecast questions

Robin P. Blanchard Robin_Blanchard at gactr.uga.edu
Wed Oct 24 12:12:48 UTC 2001

I've been through this on the list a while back. Unfortunately what you
are asking is not possible, nor are the authors of ices interested in
solving your problem :) I'd recommend ices-0.0.1.beta5.tar.gz (as
recommended by otto's author) and seeing otto/misc/icecast/ices.readme.
I use the recommended setup things run great.

brian moseley wrote:
> hiya. i'm using ices 0.2.2 with icecast 1.3.10 and otto 1.0
> (a web/db playlist mgmt tool). overall, i'm very pleased
> with the setup, but i'm having a few problems.
> 1) whenever otto plays a track (by exec'ing ices), that same
> track keeps playing over and over. i have to direct otto to
> kill the track (and the ices process) in order to get it to
> play the next track.
> i notice this comment in the source for ottojockeyd (the
> program that actually execs ices):
>     # note: you may need to hack the ices source code so that it will
>     # exit after playing one song (instead of looping forever)
> is there any real way to tell make ices play a single track
> from its playlist and then exit? or do i truly have to
> modify the source? if so, what's the right place to make the
> change?

Robin P. Blanchard
IT Program Specialist
Georgia Center for Continuing Ed.
fon: 706.542.2404 fax: 706.542.6546
email: Robin_Blanchard at gactr.uga.edu

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