[icecast] Aliases and re-encoding

Josh Hansen doctorj at softhome.net
Thu Apr 11 18:54:44 PDT 2002



To broadcast without re-encoding, just comment out everything inside the 
<encode> tag - that worked for me anyway. It will just transmit at the rate 
the original files are encoded in.

- Josh

On Thursday, April 11, 2002 01:42 pm, Alex Walker wrote:
> I only just joined this list, I did search the archives for relevant
> stuff, but didn't find anything.  Sorry if I ask some FAQs.
>
> I have a couple of questions now that I have got icecast/ices/libshout
> and relevant libraries all installed and running...
>
>
> i)	Is there anywhere that all the XML tags in the config files are
> 	specified?  Or are all of them contained in the samples?
> ii)	The aliases feature that is in v1.  Is that available in v2?  I
> 	want to basically proxy an incoming Ogg stream to people on my
> 	network to save external bandwidth usage.  if using an icecast
> 	server here isn't the best idea - please suggest alternatives.
> iii)	I am currently streaming some local Ogg files.  My processor is
> 	running at 50% all the time whilst doing so, so I assume they
> 	are being decoded and encoded and then sent.  Is there a way I
> 	can stop this happening?  So they are transmitted as encoded.
> 	I tried setting the nominal-bitrate to the same as the nominal
> 	bitrate at which my Oggs were encoded, but this doesn't seem to
> 	affect behaviour.
>
> Any help will be greatly appreciated.
>
> Alex

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